Employment

FACULTY POSITIONS

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, TENURE TRACK (2 POSITIONS)

The School of Criminology is inviting applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level, starting September 1, 2018.

DUTIES: To undertake research, teaching (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) and service in the School of Criminology. For one of the two positions, a legally trained candidate would be preferred. The area of specialization for each position is open.

QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate must hold either 1) a Ph.D. in Criminology or related field, or 2) a J.D./LL.B.,  LL.M. and research-based doctorate in law by the employment start date, in addition to having demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in the field of Criminology. The area of specialization for each position is open; however, a legally trained person is preferred for one of the two positions. The candidates will be expected to develop the ability to conduct innovative research at the highest international level, and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. All applicants must have a strong, evolving publication record, providing evidence of excellence in research of the highest international caliber, demonstrated by publications that make a significant contribution to the literature, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing. Further support can be provided by high quality working papers, presentations at significant international conferences, accolades and awards. Excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, highly positive teaching evaluations, strong endorsements from referees, and evidence of strong communication and expository skills.

The School has a well-established undergraduate program with over 900 majors and minors. It also offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of M.A. and Ph.D. There are exceptional research opportunities which include access to key research centres and institutes including the Criminology Research Centre, the Institute for Studies in Criminal Justice Policy, the International Cyber-Crime Research Centre, the Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies, the Mental Health, Law and Policy Institute, the Centre for Forensic Research and the Centre for Restorative Justice. The teaching faculty is multi-disciplinary and, at present, consists of 28 members.

NOTE: Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ-identified persons.

This is an entry-level position (Assistant Professor). Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding.

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

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html

APPLICATIONS: Review of applications will begin December 4, 2017. Applications will be treated in confidence and should be sent with a cover letter, including a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, a sample publication, and a statement of teaching philosophy and a summary of teaching evaluations, to the Director of the School of Criminology at the address below. Please note that e-mail applications and attachments may be sent to: crimsec@sfu.ca or hard copy applications may be mailed to:

Professor David MacAlister
Director, School of Criminology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

LECTURER - 3 YEAR TERM

The School of Criminology is inviting applications for one three year Term Lectureship, starting September 1, 2018.

DUTIES: To undertake research, teaching (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) and service in the School of Criminology, in addition to creating, coordinating, and administering a new field placement program.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must hold either 1) a Ph.D. in Criminology or related field, or 2) a J.D./LL.B., plus LL.M. or research-based doctorate in law by the employment start date. The area of specialization is open. All applicants must have a demonstrated ability to oversee a field placement program and to teach undergraduate criminology courses.

The School has a well-established undergraduate program with over 900 majors and minors. It also offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of M.A. and Ph.D. There are exceptional research opportunities which include access to key research centres and institutes including the Criminology Research Centre, the Institute for Studies in Criminal Justice Policy, the International Cyber-Crime Research Centre, the Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies, the Mental Health, Law and Policy Institute, the Centre for Forensic Research and the Centre for Restorative Justice. The teaching faculty is multi-disciplinary and, at present, consists of 28 members.

NOTE: Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ-identified persons.

This is an entry-level term position (Lecturer). Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding.

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

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html

APPLICATIONS: Review of applications will begin December 4, 2017. Applications will be treated in confidence and should be sent with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and a sample publication, to the Director of the School of Criminology at the address below. Please note that e-mail applications and attachments may be sent to: crimsec@sfu.ca or hard copy applications may be mailed to:

Professor David MacAlister
Director, School of Criminology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Sessional Instructor Positions

Sessional positions are posted in January for Summer semester, May for Fall semester, and September for Spring semester.  Please note that sessional positions are subject to budgetary approval and contingent on enrollment.

Sessional Application Form

Course Supervisor Application Form

Course descriptions may be found via the SFU Calendar.

SESSIONAL AND COURSE SUPERVISOR POSTINGS FOR SPRING 2018 (1181):

Click on each posting for details:

Course Supervisor postings

CRIM 101 SURREY

CRIM 103 SURREY

CRIM 131 BURNABY

CRIM 131 HC NOW

CRIM 131 SURREY

CRIM 230 HC NOW

CRIM 241 BURNABY

CRIM 321 BURNABY

CRIM 321 SURREY NOW

CRIM 345 BURNABY

CRIM 352 SURREY NOW 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017 AT 4:00 PM.

Please submit a hardcopy or electronic application with the following: 

1) Application Form, 2) Two Letters of Reference, 3) Curriculum Vitae, 4) List of Previously Taught Courses, 5) Course Outlines, 6) Statement of Teaching Pedagogy and 7) Additional materials as applicable to individual courses

Submit email applications to crimsec@sfu.ca and hardcopy applications to:

Sessional Application
c/o The Director, School of Criminology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC  V5A 1S6

 

 

 

 

Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker Positions

In order to be appointed a person must have sufficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material, competency in oral and written English, and willingness to undertake some specific course designation training sessions.  Students interested in Teaching Assistant or Tutor-Marker positions should inquire about training sessions. 

Students must complete and submit the TA/TM application form by the posted deadline to be considered for a position. 

All positions are subject to enrollment and funding.

TA/TM Appointment Priorities

In allocating Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker positions, the School of Criminology will also take into account any or all of the following:


1. Suitability for particular courses (e.g. discipline of prior degree(s), publications, experience, instructor preference);

2. Applicant’s preferences.

If an assignment within a priority group requires a selection between applicants, the graduate student without financial support from merit based scholarships or merit based fellowships during the semester of appointment will have priority for the appointment.

In accordance with the Collective Agreement, the assignment given a Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker will not normally be fewer than three (3) or more than seven (7) base units, although it is not possible for the School of Criminology to guarantee applicants an appointment to a particular course and/or to a particular number of tutorials in any given semester.

Fall 2017 (1177) TA/TM Appointments

Appointment Duration: September 1-December 22, 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 12 at 10:00am

Apply by email to crimgrad@sfu.ca and include: Name, Student # and SFU Program (PhD, MA or UG)

Note: Before applying for TA/TM positions please be sure that the courses you are applying for don't conflict with your own course and/or work schedule.  TAs must be available for the lecture and all listed tutorial times.  TM positions may require onsite exam invigilation.

Please note that TM positions (CODE courses) can be less than 5BU

Course schedules can be verified via the Student Information System.

s - Surrey campus    c - CODE (distance)

Course #

Course Title

Location

Closing Date

TA/TM

241s

Introduction to Corrections

Surrey

September 12

TA

 

       



Research Methods in Criminology
Research Methods in Criminology

Policies

Equity
The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment. (See Policy GP 19.)

Privacy
The information submitted with your application is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468, s. 27(4)(a)), applicable federal and provincial employment regulations and requirements, the University's non-academic employment policies and applicable collective agreements.

The information is related directly to and needed by the University to initiate the employment application process. The information will be used to contact references supplied by you, evaluate your qualifications and complete the employment process by making a hiring decision. Applicant information may also be disclosed to the Teaching Support Staff Union in accordance with Article XIII F.3.1.b of the Collective Agreement.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this information please contact the Associate VP, Human Resources, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6. Telephone 778-782-3237.