Tenure Track Legal Specialist Department of Criminal Justice-University of Winnipeg

Mon, 2016-11-28 13:35 -- manager

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1st, 2017, subject to budgetary approval.

The preferred applicant will be a legal specialist with an emerging research agenda in Canadian criminal law, criminal procedure and/or the legal system. The ideal candidate will possess a PhD in a field related to legal studies in addition to legal training at the LLB/JD level at minimum. However, legal scholars with an LLB/JD and LLM in combination with a promising research record and teaching experience will also be considered. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department is a small unit of eight faculty committed to a broad and inclusive approach to the study of criminal justice and is interested in fostering both critical and applied scholarship. The Department services over 600 majors, is active in research and places a strong emphasis on teaching. The Department seeks candidates with a demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. A commitment to collegiality and self-governance is also important. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in criminal law and criminal procedure and overseeing the department’s legal curriculum. The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized communities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Winnipeg is one of Canada’s leading post-secondary liberal arts institutions.

The University of Winnipeg is a leader in academic excellence in areas such as justice education, Aboriginal education, environmental studies & sustainability, and theatre & the arts. The University of Winnipeg is committed to improving access to post-secondary education, and has created an innovative Opportunity Fund to assist students who are under-represented to attend the University of Winnipeg. Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; research agenda; sample publication or writing sample, official transcripts of all graduate level work, and three letters of reference.

Applications, citing this posting, should be sent to: Dr. Michael Weinrath Chair, Department Personnel Committee Department of Criminal Justice University of Winnipeg 515 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB R2B 2E9 Canada E-mail: m.weinrath@uwinnipeg.ca Closing date for receipt of applications is January 31, 2017 or until such time as the position is filled.