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Cognitive Science Program

Criminology

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer

The School of Criminology is inviting applications for a full-time lecturer or senior lecturer in criminology and criminal justice starting September 1, 2016.  The School has a well-established undergraduate programme with over 900 majors and minors.  It also offers graduate programmes leading to the degrees of M.A. and Ph.D.  The teaching faculty is multi-disciplinary and, at present, consists of 30 members.

DUTIES:  To teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the School of Criminology at both the Burnaby and Surrey campuses in the areas of criminology and criminal justice.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A Ph.D. in Criminology or related field, or a J.D./LL.B., in addition to a LLM or doctorate in law, completed by September 1st, 2016, is expected. The area of specialization is open.

NOTE: Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal opportunities to qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

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 the Collection Notice.

DATE:  The successful candidate will start on September 1, 2016.

SALARY:  Dependent upon qualifications and experience.  The successful candidate will be hired at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.

APPLICATIONS:  Review of applications will begin February 8, 2016.  Applications will be treated in confidence and should be sent with a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, and the names and addresses of at least three referees to the Director of the School of Criminology at the address below.  Please note that e-mail applications and attachments will not be accepted.

Professor Neil Boyd, Director
School of Criminology
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC  V5A 1S6

Tel: 778 782-4305; Fax: 778 782-4140

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

DUTIES:  To undertake research, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the School of Criminology. The area of specialization is open.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A Ph.D. in Criminology or related field, or a J.D./LL.B., in addition to a LLM or doctorate in law, completed by September 1st, 2016, is expected. The area of specialization is open. All applicants must have a strong publication record, and demonstrated potential to develop a strong research program within their area of specialization.

The School has a well-established undergraduate programme with over 900 majors and minors.  It also offers graduate programmes 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 30 members.

NOTE: Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal opportunities to qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

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 and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians 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 the Collection Notice.

APPLICATIONS:  Review of applications will begin February 8, 2016.  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 will not be accepted.

Professor Neil Boyd
Director: School of Criminology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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Political Science

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

The Department of Political Science at SFU invites applications for a continuing Teaching Faculty position at the rank of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer commencing September 1, 2016.

The Department is seeking an innovative and dynamic lecturer who can actively engage students. The ability to teach large lecture courses (e.g., POL 100 Introduction to Politics and Government) at the lower division is essential. The candidate may also contribute to the development of new lower division courses of interest to majors and non-majors in Political Science, and will have the opportunity to develop upper division courses in their area(s) of expertise. Service to the Department will focus primarily on the undergraduate student experience, including organizing activities, information sessions, and professional development events for students, and contributing to the overall development of undergraduate curriculum.

Applicants should preferably have a completed PhD in Political Science by the commencement of the appointment.

The appointment will begin 1 September 2016.

Forward applications to:
Dr. Laurent Dobuzinskis, Chair
Department of Political Science
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6.

Applications are due no later than Monday 25 January 2016, and must include:

  • (1) a cover letter outlining the candidate's qualifications and areas of teaching competence
  • (2) the candidate's curriculum vitae
  • (3) a teaching portfolio, including a statement of teaching philosophy, at least two undergraduate course syllabi and course evaluations
  • (4) three letters (sent directly to the Chair) from referees who can comment on the candidate’s teaching skills.

Send electronic documents to Ms. Sherry Lloyd, Chair’s Secretary at:  sherryl@sfu.ca.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further information see the Collection Notice.

Psychology

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor In Social Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Social Psychology.  We seek candidates with clearly demonstrated potential to establish a strong research program, excel in undergraduate and graduate training and teaching, and vigorously participate in departmental activities and service.  The area of research specialization within social psychology is open, and we seek applications from scholars whose research is strongly complementary to that of our current social psychology faculty, while providing additional breadth and innovation.

Simon Fraser University is consistently ranked among the top comprehensive universities in Canada.  More information about the Psychology Department and the University can be found on our website.  The campus is located on Burnaby Mountain in Greater Vancouver.  Vancouver is a scenic waterfront city located minutes from the mountains and a wide range of outdoor activities.  It has a reputation as a clean, safe, multicultural and ethnically diverse city, and is one of the very top cities in the world in which to live and work.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified persons, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.  The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Application materials should be submitted electronically, via email to psycsoc@sfu.ca. Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, copies of representative publications, and arrange for three referees to submit letters of reference.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received prior to the deadline of December 30; however, later applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Inquiries should be directed to:
Dr. Neil Watson, Chair
Department of Psychology
Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6   Canada
nwatson@sfu.ca

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University as part of academic appointment competitions will be collected.  For further details see the Collection Notice.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor In Developmental Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology.  We seek candidates with clearly demonstrated potential to establish a strong research program, excel as instructors in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and vigorously participate in departmental activities and service.  The area of research specialization within developmental psychology is open, and we encourage applications from scholars whose research is strongly complementary to the work of established researchers in this department while providing additional breadth and innovation.

Simon Fraser University is consistently ranked among the top comprehensive universities in Canada.  More information about the Psychology Department and the University can be found through our website.  The campus is located on Burnaby Mountain in Greater Vancouver.  Vancouver is a scenic waterfront city, located minutes from the mountains and a wide range of outdoor activities.  It has a reputation as a clean, safe, multicultural and ethnically diverse city, and is one of the very top cities in the world in which to live and work.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified persons, including visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.  The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Application materials should be submitted electronically, via email to psycdev@sfu.ca.  Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, copies of representative publications, and arrange for three referees to submit letters of reference.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received prior to the deadline of December 30; however, later applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Direct inquires to:

Dr. Neil Watson, Chair
Department of Psychology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6   Canada

nwatson@sfu.ca

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 the Collection Notice.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Practice / Director of Clinical Training

Simon Fraser University (SFU) invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical Practice and Director of Clinical Training (DCT), in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). This is a non-tenure track full-time continuing faculty appointment under the terms of SFU’s Practitioner Faculty policy.

The responsibilities of this position encompass senior direction of the graduate clinical training program, including:

  • Coordinating the academic curriculum and training program for clinical psychology graduate students
  • liaison and compliance with the requirements of external regulatory and accrediting authorities such as the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), College of Psychologists of BC, and branches of provincial and federal government
  • teaching and supervision within the clinical psychology graduate program
  • coordination of community resources and contacts in support of clinical training; and
  • overseeing the Clinical Psychology Centre (CPC), the training clinic for clinical psychology graduate students.

Involvement in research is encouraged and supported but not required.

Administrative support for the position includes the Associate Director of the CPC, the Manager of Academic and Administrative Services, the Graduate Program Assistant, and the CPC Program Assistant.

Applicants are sought who have a strong record of clinical training and experience, commitment to the scientist-practitioner model of training and to evidence-based practice, and high levels of skill in leadership, effective communication, clinical supervision, consultation and teaching. Administrative experience in relevant prior roles is desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA or CPA accredited program. As the position requires clinical supervision of graduate students, the successful candidate must be registered or immediately apply for registration with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia. Continual registration is a condition of appointment.

The Department of Psychology is strong across multiple domains. As a workplace environment, the Department has a warm atmosphere of collegial support, encouragement and mutual respect. Further, the SFU Clinical Psychology Graduate Program recently has been re-accredited by the CPA for a seven-year term, the maximum possible. The Vancouver, B.C. area has consistently been ranked among the best places in the world to live, with a unique combination of virtually unlimited recreational and cultural opportunities.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to an equity employment program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We particularly encourage applications from qualified women, aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

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 the Collection Notice.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a concise statement discussing the specific strengths and experience that they would bring to this unique role, and arrange for six letters of recommendation to be sent to:

Neil V. Watson, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Psychology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC V5A 1S6
nwatson@sfu.ca

The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

School of Public Policy

School for International Studies

Simons Research Fellow in Dialogue on International Law and Human Security

The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Simons Research Fellow in Dialogue on International Law and Human Security (SRF) for the 2016–2017 academic year (September 1–August 30).

The SRF will be expected to participate in School activities during the term of their
appointment, will deliver at least one presentation of their work to the School, and will undertake limited teaching responsibilities, not limited to guest lectures, with the possibility that they might teach one undergraduate course in their area of expertise. The Fellow may also be asked contribute to the organization of a workshop in the Spring 2017 term.

Compensation for the SRF is $40,000 CDN. Selection of the SRF will be based on their
qualifications in the areas of International Law and Human Security, their highest degree awarded, and the nature of the work they propose to undertake during the duration of the award.

Application deadline is March 18, 2016. Please e-mail inquiries and applications to the attention of Professor John Harriss at intst@sfu.ca. Applications should consist of a cover letter (including detailed research proposal), graduate transcripts, a cv, and three letters of recommendation. Referees should e-mail their letters directly to intst@sfu.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment
equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ communities. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

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 the Collection Notice.  

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Position

The School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University seeks candidates for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to begin in September 2016. International Studies offers
undergraduate streams in International Security and Conflict, Comparative World
Politics, Culture and Society, International Development, and Economic and
Environmental Issues, and graduate streams in International Development and
Governance and Conflict.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree, a strong track record of effective teaching, and be able to teach in more than one stream at the undergraduate and graduate level. A strong grounding in one or more regions is also desirable. Applications will be treated in confidence and should include a letter of application with a statement of interest, a complete teaching portfolio (full syllabi, evaluations, brief statement of teaching philosophy and full list of courses taught), and curriculum vitae.

Applicants should also arrange for three reference letters to be sent independently.
All materials should be sent in one pdf file, via e-mail only to intst@sfu.ca, to the
attention of Director, School for International Studies, by January 31, 2016. In the
Subject Line of the email, indicate the following information in the order specified: 2016 Senior Lecturer Application, Applicant Name.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent
residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment
equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ communities. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

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 the Collection Notice.

Sociology and Anthropology

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at SFU invites applications for a continuing Teaching Faculty Position at the rank of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer commencing September 1, 2016.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time of appointment. We seek a candidate who has an established record as an outstanding instructor and is enthusiastic about the opportunity to enjoy a long-term career in teaching at Simon Fraser University. We are particularly interested in candidates with a demonstrated ability to teach our core courses (Introduction to Sociology, Canadian Society, Sociological Theories, and Research Methods - qualitative, quantitative, and historical methodologies) and critical approaches to at least one of the following: gender, race, global issues, social inequality, stratification, social policy, and social problems.

Applicants will submit electronically a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy (and evaluations), a resume of research interests, a sample of written work, and the names and contact details of three academic referees. All materials should be sent to:
Dr. Dany Lacombe, Chair
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Email: sachrsec@sfu.ca

The deadline is 15th January 2016.

The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; 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 information see the Collection Notice.

Assistant Professor - Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at SFU invites applications for a tenure-track position in sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing September 1, 2016.

The candidate's expertise should fall in one or more of the department's thematic areas of specialization (see Faculty Research Area). The candidate will be expected to teach courses in core areas of the program relating to sociological theories and/or research methodologies, as well as to teach and develop elective course offerings in their area of teaching/research expertise.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time of appointment, demonstrated scholarship (or show clear evidence of a promising research career), and a strong record in undergraduate teaching.

Applicants will submit electronically a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy (and evaluations), a resume of research interests and agenda, a sample of written work, and the names and contact details of three academic referees. All materials should be sent to:
Dr. Dany Lacombe, Chair
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Email: sachrsec@sfu.ca

The deadline is 15th January 2016.

The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; 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 information see the Collection Notice.

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