UOIT, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities: Assistant or Associate Professor

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
Assistant or Associate Professors (tenure-track)

We invite you to consider joining UOIT’s globally trained and diverse faculty as we further develop and refine our reputation as a centre of scholarly excellence. Our educational philosophy is to challenge, to encourage innovation, and to connect our faculty and students to the community and the world through innovative research and by adopting and respecting the best practice traditions of Canada’s established universities. UOIT is located in a region experiencing one of the highest growth rates in Canada. UOIT also offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live near one of the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto.

The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities invites applications for two tenure-stream positions at the Assistant and Associate Professor level. These positions are subject to budgetary approval, and would start at a mutually agreeable time but not later than July 1, 2014. The successful applicants will hold a PhD in criminology, criminal justice, justice studies or a related discipline with a focus in criminology or criminal justice. The successful applicants will have an established record of research, teaching, service and a history of research funding related to criminology/criminal justice.

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The first position seeks a quantitative methodologist at the rank of Associate Professor. Candidates at an advanced Assistant Professor level are welcomed. The substantive area of expertise is open. The successful applicants will have an established record of research, teaching, service and a history of research funding related to criminology/criminal justice.

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The second position seeks to hire at the rank of Assistant Professor. The area of interest is open, but we invite generalists to apply. Candidates should have interests in developing innovative teaching strategies, actively mentoring students, being a productive scholar, and engaging with the university and the outside community.

For more information about each position and to apply, please visit http://hr.uoit.ca/academic_careers

The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities offers innovative interdisciplinary Honours Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communication, Community Development and Policy Studies, Criminology, Forensic Psychology, and Legal Studies. Our Faculty is UOIT’s largest with over 2,000 students. We offer an MA in Criminology, and are in the process of developing other MA and Ph.D. programs. Candidates are encouraged to refer to www.socialscienceandhumanities.uoit.ca.

These positions fall within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT Faculty Association and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and the UOIT Faculty Association.  The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website.

Applications will be accepted until January 7, 2014 or until suitable candidates are found. We will be holding information sessions at The American Society of Criminology meeting in Atlanta, GA (November, 2013).  Interested individuals should submit their applications in electronic format. The application should include the following:  name, competition number in the subject line, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research agenda, names and contact information of at least 3 referees to careers@uoit.ca.

UOIT is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Inuit, and First People’s and Métis, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further the diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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