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Faculty of Social Science and Humanities - Teaching Faculty Criminology - UOIT14-197

Competition Number: UOIT14-197

Faculty of Social Science & Humanities

Number of Positions: 2

Position Title: Teaching Faculty - Criminology

Appointment Type: Continuing Full Time

Posting Date: June 10, 2014      

Closing Date: June 25, 2014


We invite you to consider joining the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) globally trained faculty as we further our reputation as a leading learning environment that delivers innovative research.  

The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities invites applications for a lecturer in the field of Criminology. The successful applicant will hold a PhD in any area related to Social Science, Criminology or Sociology. The successful candidate will teach courses in Introduction to Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Youth Issues, Issues in the Family and Diversity Issues. The Faculty is particularly interested in a candidate who can contribute to the growth of its interdisciplinary programs. The faculty member will be expected to focus on “excellence” in teaching and learning, an important element of UOIT’s academic mission. The successful candidate will be expected to follow an 80% teaching and 20% service workload each year beginning September 2014.

The members of the Faculty have distinguished national and international reputations as researchers committed to high-quality research. They conduct collaborative research within the faculty, with other faculties and universities, and in the local and greater Toronto communities.  UOIT is committed to a technology-enhanced Mobile Learning environment in which every student uses a laptop computer, and all faculty members teach using a laptop computer.  

The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities offers Honours Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communication, Community Development, Criminology and Justice Studies, Forensic Psychology, Legal Studies, Public Policy, and a Masters of Arts (MA) in Criminology. The ability to teach core areas such as Legal Theory would also be considered an asset.  For more information about the Faculty, please visit www.socialscienceandhumanities@uoit.ca.  

This position falls 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.

Applications will be accepted until June 25, 2014 or until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit in electronic format a covering letter indicating the above competition number; their resume; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and the names of three referees to careers@uoit.ca.

UOIT is strongly committed to diversity within its community, and welcomes applications from qualified visible minority group members, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further the diversification of ideas. UOIT is located in a region experiencing one of the highest growth rates both in Canada and globally.  UOIT also offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live near one of the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however; Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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