Job Postings

Research Director-Canadian Arab Institute

Sat, 2016-09-17 20:06 -- manager

Job Description: Research Director General purpose: To initiate, lead, and undertake research projects, generating reports and publications based on research findings.

Project-specific purpose: To co-direct a three-year project for the socio-cultural mapping of Canadian Arab migration, settlement, and integration Reports to CAI President Direct Reports Supervises other research team members on research projects as required.

Main Responsibilities 1) Initiate and oversee research work; recruit and supervise researchers; commission and oversee policy work; identify potential collaborators (other NGOs, universities, etc.); advise the president on research strategies and approaches. 2) Produce high quality reports, papers and articles of a publishable standard based on the analysis of data and literature with a clear and engaging writing style. 3) Work independently and autonomously on a number of research and policy projects simultaneously, as required. 4) Analyze quantitative data using robust methods, and interpret, describe and publish findings. 5) Comprehensively review and analyze academic literature based on methodical and replicable search strategies. 6) Identify new topics and develop and obtain funding for proposals (including academic, private and public sector funders) supporting policy-relevant research projects that employ a range of social research methods; assist other team members in obtaining funding for future projects. 7) Manage external relationships with funders and other stakeholders. 8) Present papers based on policy and research work to policy-makers, academics and other audiences including the media, as required. 9) As appropriate, aid in the collection of primary quantitative and qualitative data. 10) Deploy a proactive approach, as well as a strong and demonstrable interest in the Canadian Arab diaspora issues, to ensure that CAI maintains influence and contributes to evidence based policy-making. 11) Work with other members of the team as required. 12) Undertake continuous personal and professional development which contributes to knowledge and skills within the subject area.

Project-specific responsibilities1) Assist with the compilation and analysis of existing data published about Arab groups in Canada, in order to supplement research already conducted along with the Academic Director and CAI interns 2) Organize outreach within the community and implement a snowball process of securing interviews and focus groups. 3) Assist CAI President with the recruitment of 2 CAI interns a year and up-to 10 community volunteers to assist with outreach within the community. 4) Assist the Academic Director in developing and implementing training modules in ethnographic research methods including interviewing and facilitating focus groups 5) Supervise and guide interns and volunteers in their transcriptions and analysis of interview and focus group findings. 6) Assist with analysis of the data for the purposes of policy development and guide and train interns in the development of policy briefs and recommendations. 7) Assist the Academic Director with the following tasks a) the supervision of the field research; b) Facilitating focus groups on the experience of immigration and integration Any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time to further establish and develop the organization.

Qualifications 1) University degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience with a background in Political Science/Anthropology/Sociology/Public Policy/Communications 2) Minimum two (2) years of relevant experience working within a public policy or policy-making environment (e.g. government, NGO) required 3) Demonstrated ability to generate and evaluate research and policy options 4) Knowledge and experience with designing and implementing a wide variety of research methodologies including, in depth interviewing, focus groups, online surveys etc. 5) Knowledge and experience in qualitative data analysis; including narrative analysis to sort and organize large data sets and thematic coding to organize themes and concepts for analytical interpretation, as well as the ability to interpret and synthesize data sets, draw inferences, and arrive at conclusions 6) Ability to work independently with minimal supervision to meet deadlines and produce high quality results in an environment with competing priorities and deadlines 7) Strong planning, coordination, and project management skills 8) Exceptional oral and written communications skills 9) Proficiency using computer systems and software such as Microsoft Office Suites, word processing, spreadsheets, database systems and the internet to research and prepare materials 10)

Research experience in areas of national identity, immigration and settlement, transnationalism, migration, and diaspora an asset. Monthly Salary Annual salary will be set at $55,000 Office Hours Flexible office hours as agreed to with supervisor.

Note that while the CAI is located in Toronto, the Research Director will coordinate and attend research meetings in Kitchener-Waterloo as well as Ottawa and Montreal. Contract The post is offered as a three-year contract initially with a strong expectation of extension for the right candidate. Please send your resume and cover letter addressed to “The Hiring Committee” at HR@CanadianArabInstitute.org by end of day September 30th , 2016. We thank all applicants in advance but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CAI is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in all its work.

Assistant Professor Position York Criminology Program

Thu, 2016-09-08 14:44 -- manager

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Criminology

Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Home Department/Area/Division: Social Science

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2017

 

Department of Social Science

 

The Department of Social Science in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in Criminology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2017. More information about the undergraduate Criminology Program can be found online at http://crim.sosc.laps.yorku.ca/. Further details about the affiliate graduate program in Socio-Legal Studies can be found at http://slst.gradstudies.yorku.ca/.

 

The successful candidate must hold a completed PhD in Criminology or a related field with a primary focus on criminology. Qualified candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in scholarly research and publication in the field of Criminology appropriate to their stage in career; and provide evidence of excellence or the promise of excellence in undergraduate teaching, including an ability to teach in an interdisciplinary program. Although the area of research specialization is open, the successful applicant must have the ability to teach a large undergraduate Research Methods course that surveys the diverse quantitative and qualitative research strategies that have been applied to criminological topics. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the design, development and instruction of a small, upper-level practicum course for select Criminology honour students. The successful candidate will be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, and be prepared to actively participate in the graduate program in Socio-Legal Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

 

Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement describing their research agenda, a recent sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pages), and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy and summaries of teaching evaluation); and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Amanda Glasbeek, Chair, Department of Social Science, Ross Building, S754, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.  Email: soscjobs@yorku.ca (Subject Line:  “Criminology Appointment”)

 

The deadline for applications is October 31, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

 

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

 

Posting End Date:  October 31, 2016

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Criminology & Sociolegal Studies

Thu, 2016-08-04 12:20 -- manager
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Criminology & Sociolegal Studies - 1601062 

Job Field

Teaching Stream 

Faculty / Division Faculty of Arts and Science 

Department

 Criminology 

Campus

 St. George (downtown Toronto) 

Job Posting

 Aug 3, 2016 

Job Closing

 SEP 29, 2016, 11:59 EST 

 

Description

 The Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Toronto invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment in the areas of Criminology and Sociolegal Studies. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will commence on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must have teaching expertise in a variety of topics in criminology, and law and society. He/she must have strong communication skills as well as demonstrated success in developing students' mastery of a subject and of the latest developments in the field. The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate program.

Applicants must have a PhD in criminology, law, or a cognate social science discipline by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will show a record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and teaching-related scholarly activities. Evidence of excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by strong endorsements from referees, teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, teaching evaluations, dossier and/or syllabi, and evidence of strong communication and expository skills. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi related to the teaching of criminology and sociolegal courses, and a statement on career goals) and teaching evaluations. If you have any questions about this position, please contact crim.admin@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. 

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via email to:crim.admin@utoronto.ca by 29 September 2016. Reference letters must be on letterhead and signed. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. 

For further information on the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, please visit our website atwww.criminology.utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

University of Wollongong-Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Law (4 x positions)

Mon, 2016-08-01 17:15 -- manager

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Law (4 x positions)

SCHOOL OF LAW
 
POSITION TYPE Continuing, Full Time Appointment (2 x positions) 
Fixed Term, Full Time Appointment (January - December 2018) (2 x positions)
CLOSING 21 August 2016
REF NO. 25824

The School of Law delivers a high quality award-winning LLB degree program, specialist postgraduate course programs, and supports a strong cohort of research students.  It has an established reputation for innovative, applied and interdisciplinary law-related research across law, culture and society. The appointees will contribute to the teaching, research, governance and community/professional engagement activities of the School by strengthening the Faculty’s expertise base in the teaching program and by adding research expertise and experience to the School’s Legal Intersections Research Centre.

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is in the top 2% of universities worldwide and was the highest ranked university in NSW by the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) in 2016. The School of Law has been at the top of the QILT rankings in 2015 and 2016 and has achieved  ‘above world standard’ (4) in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings in both 2012 and 2015.  It has an excellent reputation for the quality of its legal education and scholarship in the field of interdisciplinary research across law, society and culture.

The UOW School of Law is offering the opportunity for outstanding people to contribute to delivering high quality law programs, providing students with an exceptional experience, and engaging in world-class legal and interdisciplinary research. There are a number of positions available and appointment may be made at either Level B or C. These positions present an exciting opportunity to be part of a School which has a deep commitment to social justice, student-centred learning and personalised approaches to teaching.

We are looking for individuals who have a strong and demonstrated commitment to high quality research and an enthusiasm for teaching. Individuals with the following teaching expertise will be highly regarded criminal law, torts, legal skills, property, trusts, evidence and intellectual property and traditional knowledge.

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to work independently as well as being an excellent team member.  You will contribute to undergraduate teaching and postgraduate supervision, as well as to curriculum development. You will actively participate in the governance activities of the School including promotional and professional engagement activities.

Candidates must address the Selection Criteria specified in the Position Description. 

Please Note: In your application please indicate if you would like to be considered for either a fixed term or permanent continuing appointment.

Assistant or Associate Professor Appointments-Peter A. Allard School of Law University of British Columbia

Fri, 2016-07-29 15:59 -- manager

As part of an exciting process of renewal and growth, the University of British Columbia’s Peter A. Allard School of Law invites applications for 3 – 6 tenure-track or tenured appointments at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The invitation is broad in scope and not limited to particular subject areas or methodologies. We especially encourage candidates whose research and teaching interests fall within Private Law (especially family law and business law).

The Allard School of Law offers varied and rigorous professional programs to a talented and diverse student body in JD, LLM and PhD programs. Situated within an outstanding public university, and located in one of the most open, diverse and beautiful cities in the world, we offer an inspiring environment for legal scholars and students to study law and its role in society, and to make a contribution to improving lives in our local communities, across Canada, and around the world.  More information about the Allard School of Law is available at www.allard.ubc.ca and http://www.allard.ubc.ca/about-us/allard-school-law-strategic-plan-2016-2021.

The Allard School of Law seeks emerging scholars with demonstrated potential for international leadership as researchers and teachers. Our intent is to expand the junior ranks of the faculty. We are seeking candidates who will be among the global leaders in their respective fields within a decade. A LLB, JD, or equivalent law degree is required, and, absent exceptional circumstances, a PhD or SJD, completed or in progress, is also required. The successful candidates will have outstanding academic profiles, including scholarly publications and research plans that demonstrate the ability to contribute to the nationally and internationally acclaimed record of research and scholarship at one of Canada’s internationally recognized law schools. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a productive scholarly agenda, to provide effective teaching and mentoring of JD and graduate students, to teach in the core curriculum, and to assume leadership roles within the School of Law appropriate to their rank.

We expect the appointments to commence July 1, 2017, with a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications.  

Applicants should submit:

(1)     a cover letter indicating interest in an appointment at the Allard School of Law and describing:

a.     academic and research accomplishments,

b.     teaching experience (if any) and teaching interests particularly those among the courses in the School of Law’s first year or upper-level required curriculum or those mentioned in the subject areas above, and

c.     institutional contributions;

(2)     a curriculum vitae;

(3)     law and graduate school transcripts;

(4)     a research agenda for the coming 3-5 years;

(5)     the names and contact information for three individuals who you have asked to submit letters of reference (applicants should contact the referees and arrange for them to send their letters directly to the School of Law at appointments@allard.ubc.ca);

(6)     two representative scholarly publications or, where publications are not available, other samples of written work (publications will not be returned); and

(7)     evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as evaluations), or, if no formal teaching experience, then evidence of teaching potential.

Electronic applications are required and should be submitted to the Appointments Committee (appointments@allard.ubc.ca) by September 7, 2016. Referees should submit reference letters by the same date or as soon as possible thereafter. Unofficial academic transcripts may be submitted with the initial application, but official academic transcripts will be required before appointment. Incomplete applications may not be accepted. The School of Law reserves the right to consider applications until the positions are filled.

UBC hires on the basis of merit, is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community, and seeks to recruit candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

More information about the Faculty’s hiring interests may be posted from time to time at http://www.allard.ubc.ca/about-us/careers-allard-school-law

 

 

Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor- York University

Thu, 2015-09-17 11:43 -- manager

The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University, invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time tenure stream Assistant Professor position in the Criminology program to commence July 1, 2016. The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Criminology or a related field; show promise of excellence in research and publication in the field of Criminology; and demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in undergraduate teaching including an ability to teach in an interdisciplinary program. The area of specialization is open. The successful candidate will be prepared to participate actively in the Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies and be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The deadline for applications is October 30, 2015. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Applicants should submit, in hard copy, a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly. Please include summaries of teaching evaluations and a sample of a recent publication in your application package. Apply to: Professor JJ McMurtry, Chair, Department of Social Science, South 754 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.

For the complete job description please visit www.yorku.ca/acadjobs.

Two Tenure Track Positions-Ryerson's Criminology Department

Wed, 2015-09-16 15:24 -- manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Professor, Department  of Criminology

 

 

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, 2016, subject  to final budgetary approval.  Candidates will hold a PhD in Criminology or in a related field. 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.

The areas of specialization include: Indigenous Governance  and Policy and Quantitative Methods (expertise in youth justice is preferred). 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 creation of a discipline-based graduate program (MA) which is in the development stages. There are also opportunities for teaching and supervision in other interdisciplinary programs in the Faculty of Arts, including the PhD program in Policy Studies.

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.

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.

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, at  t26king@ryerson.ca, prior to and during the competition.

How to Apply:

Applications and any confidential inquiries can be directed to the Departmental Hiring Committee Chair, Dr. Kim Varma at kvarma@ryerson.ca. The review of applications will begin November  1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

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.

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. 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.

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.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement  can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/agreements/index.html. The RFA’s website can be found at:  http://rfa.ryerson.ca/. A summary of RFA benefits can be found  at: http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html.

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.

Dean, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan

Tue, 2015-08-04 13:29 -- manager

The College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan is looking for a dean who will build on the college’s proud history with a commitment to excellence.

We’re proud of our past success, and we always look for opportunities to grow stronger.

Established in 1912, the U of S College of Law is the oldest university law school in Western Canada. The college is known for its pre-eminence in transnational commercial law, environment and sustainable resources, and Aboriginal law, and our excellence in teaching, research and innovation helps us produce skilled graduates who go on to succeed at home and around the world. Thanks in part to its close relationship with the Saskatchewan legal profession, the college opened a new expansion in 2008—the first LEED Gold building in Saskatoon.

Reporting to the provost and vice-president academic, the successful candidate, as a key member of the university’s leadership, will be an accomplished and visionary scholar, educator, communicator and leader with a history of successful administration. He or she will understand the fundamental importance of collaboration, teamwork and relationship building with a range of internal and external partners. We constantly strive to achieve even more. We are looking for a dean with big ideas who has the ability to bring them to fruition. We want our success as a college to translate to success for our students, alumni and partners, who will shape the future of the law in Canada and beyond.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please call Khaleeda Jamal or Cameron Geldart of The Geldart Group at 604-926-0005 or forward your application package (current CV, letter of application and reference list) in confidence to khaleeda@thegeldartgroup.com

 

Tier 2 CRC, Law and Society, University of Waterloo

Thu, 2015-07-30 15:03 -- manager

The Department of Sociology and Legal Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional scholar and researcher for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair and tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Law and Society beginning July 1, 2016. 

Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Sociology, Sociolegal Studies, or Criminology. The successful candidate will be appointed as a regular member of the department and will be subsequently nominated for a Tier II Canada Research Chair. Nominations for Canada Research Chairs (CRC) are subject to review by the CRC Secretariat and appointment as a CRC is conditional on their approval (terms of reference are available at www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca). The University of Waterloo is committed to providing the candidate with the support required to successfully secure the CRC. 

The successful candidate will have obtained their highest degree within ten years of their nomination to the CRC position and will be an outstanding emerging scholar with a demonstrated potential to achieve a significant international reputation in the next five to ten years. The candidate is expected to propose an innovative program of high quality research that will attract external funding and excellent graduate students. Evidence of an actively developing research program on Law and Society is required. Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and supervising graduate students. 

The Department of Sociology and Legal Studies is a research-intensive department with diverse academic programs examining many of the most pressing issues confronting societies today. The department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (MA and PhD) in Sociology (since 1960) and is home to an interdisciplinary undergraduate Legal Studies program (since 2009). The department provides an intellectually vibrant setting for students and faculty engaging in sociological and sociolegal scholarship and is committed to developing a culture of academic and professional mentorship among students and faculty. Recent growth and change in the faculty complement builds on the department’s foundational strengths in social theory and research methods while advancing research and scholarship in the following thematic areas: social inequality and public policy; crime, law, and security; migration, borders, and transnationalism; and knowledge, education, and digital culture. Preference will be given to candidates whose work contributes to research and scholarship in one or more of these areas. 

The salary range for this position at the Assistant Professor rank is $78,000 to $110,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates. 

The closing date for applications is January 15, 2016. Send electronic copies of curriculum vitae, cover letter, teaching statement, a four-page outline of planned research activities for the 5-year term of the CRC, up to three reprints of current journal articles or book chapters, and the names and contact information of three referees to rhh@uwaterloo.ca, addressed to Dr. Rick Helmes-Hayes, Acting Chair, Department of Sociology and Legal Studies. Three letters of reference will be requested for applicants invited to interview for the position. 

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/watport/why-waterloo.

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