Arts and Social Sciences

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

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Aging and Health

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Aging and Health funded by CIHR.  

We are seeking an outstanding and innovative researcher with a proven track record in one or more areas in aging and health with expertise in analyses of longitudinal data coupled with an interest in interdisciplinary research and knowledge translation. In particular, the candidate will have interest in developing a program of research harnessing the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging data, as well as other major gerontological data initiatives.  They will also be expected to play a leadership role in building collaborative research clusters and networks at Simon Fraser University, nationally and internationally. We seek a candidate who is an internationally recognized leader in social/behavioural sciences, social epidemiology, health sciences, and/or health policy science with an outstanding record of high-impact publications and sustained research funding from national and international foundations, research councils, and development agencies.

The chair holder is expected to build research strength at SFU in aging and health, and foster effective linkages among the Department of Gerontology, the Gerontology Research Centre, and other SFU units; as well as external agencies with mandates in aging and health research. The position requires an individual who will promote a trans-disciplinary team approach to problem-solving through research, teaching and service to aging, and health problems facing a rapidly aging population. Although 75% of their time is protected for research, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and to attract, supervise and mentor graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, is also required.

This position is contingent upon the applicant receiving a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair therefore only senior investigators with outstanding publication records will be considered. The position is tenable for seven years and renewable. Please review the initial appointment and chair renewal details of the CRC Program

To apply, candidates should submit a full curriculum vitae, a letter of application, and a brief descriptive statement of a proposed research program, teaching, and leadership plans for the next five years. These materials, along with the names of six academic references should be addressed to:
Dr. Robert Gordon
Chair, Aging and Health CRC Search Committee
Associate Dean and Professor
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Simon Fraser University.

The materials should be electronically sent to: Ms. Anne Marie Barrett at geradmin@sfu.ca.

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 women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities.

The position is subject to the availability of funding and to final approval by the University Board of Governors and CRC Secretariat.

The competition will remain open until the position is filled.  Screening of applications will commence on May 15, 2016.

*Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for Academic Appointment Competition will be collected.  For further details see the Collection Notice.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Archaeology of the Classical, Roman, or Late Antique Hellenic worlds

The Hellenic Studies Program is seeking to hire an assistant professor, tenure track with expertise in the archaeology of the Classical, Roman, Hellenistic, or Late Antique Hellenic world, broadly defined. Duties will include research and teaching courses on archaeology as well as on ancient history in the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman worlds.

The successful candidate will coordinate with existing faculty to develop courses that effectively integrate their field of expertise into the curriculum and research profile of the Hellenic Studies Program. Functioning knowledge of Modern Greek, while not essential for the position will be favorably assessed. The Hellenic Studies Program is seeking to hire a candidate who will actively engage in and enrich the outreach activities of the program while contributing to its academic profile. The successful candidate will be invited to join the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser University, located in the greater Vancouver area, 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.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research statement. They should also include in their application package a one-page statement of teaching philosophy and syllabi from courses prepared and/or taught. Candidates should also have three letters of recommendation sent to us.

Please submit all materials as a single PDF to:

Dr. André Gerolymatos
Director and Professor
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Centre for Hellenic Studies
Simon Fraser University
email: agerolym@sfu.ca

Applications received by May 23, 2016 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.

Associate Professor - Refugee and Migration Studies

The Hellenic Studies Program at Simon Fraser University is seeking to hire an associate professor in Refugee and Migration Studies and International Relations. Duties will include research and teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level on Southeastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, historically regions of great migrations.

The successful candidate will have practical experience in policy along with requisite publications. Experience working with think tanks and policy establishments on the development of policy in the areas of refugees and migrations will also be viewed as an asset. Expertise in Iran and Persia will also be considered an asset. The ability to read and write several Balkan and Middle Eastern languages is a requirement for the position.

The successful candidate will coordinate with existing faculty to develop courses that effectively integrate their field of expertise into the curriculum and research profile of the Hellenic Studies Program. The Hellenic Studies Program is seeking to hire a candidate who will actively engage in and enrich the outreach activities of our program. The successful candidate will be invited to join the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser University, located in the Greater Vancouver area, 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.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research statement. They should also include in their application package a one-page statement of teaching philosophy.

Submit all application materials to agerolym@sfu.ca or mail to:
Dr. André Gerolymatos
Chair, Hellenic Studies Program
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
AQ 6190
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Applications received by May 9, 2016 will be given priority. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to have three letters of recommendation forwarded to us.

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  

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 to 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, 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

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