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Sessional Instructor, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice; College of Arts

University of the Fraser Valley

Job Summary
The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice has approximately 500 program students and offers a BA degree in Criminal Justice, an Honour’s program, and a Master of Arts (Criminal Justice) degree.

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice requires sessional faculty for the Summer 2021 semester and beyond to teach a variety of courses (face-to-face, hybrid, or online) in criminology and criminal justice, such as introductory criminology courses (CRIM 100, CRIM 103, CRIM 105), academic and professional development (CRIM 129), introductory law courses (CRIM 135, CRIM 230), problem management skills (CRIM 265), and special topics courses. A full list of courses taught in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is available at:

The successful applicant will have proven experience using student development theory to inform their teaching practice,  demonstrated excellence teaching using a hybrid and online model, or equivalent experience;  a commitment to Indigenization; a commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and learning; and experience teaching diverse learners.

Applicants must possess at minimum a Master of Arts degree, preferably in criminology or criminal justice, or a designation from a related discipline (e.g., JD, LLM). Preferred criteria include experience working in the criminal justice system and previous post-secondary teaching experience. Applicants must be able to demonstrate teaching excellence (or the potential for teaching excellence), as well as proficiency in the subject area(s) of the course(s) for which they wish to be considered. Ability to develop and deliver online programming is required. We are seeking collegial, energetic, and innovative individuals who are able to teach across our curriculum and effectively mentor students. A commitment to an ongoing program of professional development is required.

How to Apply
Direct application materials referring to Posting #J0121-1173 to

About UFV
The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the unceded (ancestral) territory of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in S’olh Temexw (Our World; Our Land). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honour the Stó:lo peoples goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and our Education Plan. This commitment includes the goal of centring Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.

UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.