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Faculty of Social Science and Humanities - Associate Professor, Quantitative Methodology - UOIT 13-398

Competition Number: UOIT 13-398

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Position Title: Associate Professor, Quantitative Methodology

Appointment Type: Continuing 

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 a tenure-stream position in quantitative methodologist at the Associate Professor level. Candidates at the advanced Assistant Professor level are welcomed to apply. 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. This position is 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 applicant will have an established record of research, teaching, service and a history of research funding related to criminology/criminal justice.

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

In the 10 years since the University opened its doors, it has grown to almost 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students. The Criminology program has over 1,200 students, making it the most popular major in the Faculty. Our student body also reflects the diversity of Canada and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA): over 45% of students in our Faculty consider themselves to be visible minorities and are drawn from both our rural and urban environs.

The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (FSSH) promotes social justice through an interdisciplinary approach to community outreach, research, teaching and University service. Our faculty members aspire to educate student-scholars who are poised to assume leadership roles in enriching our local and global communities. In addition to being a diverse faculty, our faculty members have distinguished national and international reputations as researchers committed to high-quality research. They conduct collaborative research within the Faculty, with other Faculties, and with other universities and in the GTA. We work within a collegial environment that values the following: anti-oppression; collective responsibility; professional development; and shared governance.

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.  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, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research agenda, names and contact information of at least 3 referees to

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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