Dalhousie University: LTA in Sociology of Law and Crime

The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology invites applications from junior academics for an early-career teaching position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the Sociology of Law and Crime. The 12-month limited term appointment is to teach 3 half classes in each of fall and winter terms, including: Exploring Crime and Criminal Behaviour and two sections of the Sociology of Law. Applicants should hold a PhD in Sociology, or related discipline, or be near completion. Candidates able to teach in person are strongly preferred, although online may be possible for candidates who can demonstrate teaching effectiveness in online courses. The teaching dossier should include a list of possible courses you could teach.

Established in 1818, Dalhousie is a leading research-intensive university offering more than 180 degree programs in 11 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia, which is home to 13 Mi’kmaq First Nations, a deeply rooted African Canadian community, and an increasingly diverse population. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a dynamic body of students, faculty, and staff arranged in more than twenty programs and departments, many offering graduate degrees.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit http://www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Please apply for this position online via PeopleAdmin. The posting can be found at https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/5844


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