Assistant Professor-Department of Criminology-Ryerson University

Fri, 2016-10-21 13:36 -- manager

Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology
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> The Department of Criminology in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University invites applications for two (2) full-time tenure-track positions, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2017, subject to final budgetary approval. Candidates will hold a PhD in Criminology or in a related field, or will be ABD and very near completion. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research, or creative activities.
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> The areas of specialization are: (1) Indigenous Justice, and (2) Critical Theories (e.g., critical race, feminist, anti-oppression, etc.). Additional research and teaching interests are encouraged because the successful candidates will be expected to teach large introductory courses in Criminology and Canadian Criminal Justice as well as other courses that contribute to our undergraduate (BA) program. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to participate in the development of the department’s MA in Criminology and Social Justice. There are also opportunities for teaching and supervision in other interdisciplinary programs in the Faculty of Arts, including the PhD program in Policy Studies.
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> Candidates should hold a strong research profile (e.g., evidence of an emerging scholarly record, ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program), as well as provide evidence of high-quality teaching and student training, and a capacity for collegial service. With the department’s rapid growth, contributions to service and administration are valued and thus we look for candidates with interest and capacity to contribute in this manner.
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> The Department of Criminology welcomes applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty, and its scholarship including, but not limited to, visible and ethnic minorities, racialized persons, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
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> Of the 193 member nations of the United Nations, 146 countries are represented on our campus. The student population of our Department reflects this diversity. Candidates who will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense are encouraged to apply. Aboriginal candidates interested in submitting an application are welcome to contact Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, Ryerson University, prior to and during the competition:t26king@ryerson.ca.
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> How to Apply:
> Applications and any confidential inquiries can be directed to the Departmental Hiring Committee Chair, Dr. Tammy Landau attlandau@ryerson.ca. Applications must be submitted by November 28, 2016.
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> The application must contain the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, 2 recent publications, results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier), and the names of at least 3 individuals who may be contacted for reference letters. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
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> About our Department:
> The Department of Criminology at Ryerson (www.ryerson.ca/criminology) has built an outstanding reputation for scholarly work in the field of criminology, law, and social justice. The faculty are interdisciplinary with backgrounds in sociology, history, women’s studies, law, and criminology.
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> The Department has undergone extraordinary growth and diversification over the past decade. We are housed in the Faculty of Arts, an integral and thriving contributor to the education of over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
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> About Ryerson University:
> Ryerson University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Located in the heart of one of the world’s most culturally and linguistically diverse urban centres, Ryerson’s high quality programs and scholarly, research, and creative activities extend beyond the walls of the university. The evolution of Ryerson has positioned the university to be ready and able to take on a role in keeping with its success as a connector, builder, and innovator. This is Ryerson’s time to lead. For more about Ryerson University’s past, present and future, visit: www.ryerson.ca.
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> This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at:www.ryerson.ca/teaching/agreements/index.html. The RFA’s website can be found at: www.rfanet.ca/. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html
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> Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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