Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor in Law and Politics

Department: Political Science

College: College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

Deadline: December 5, 2016

Position Description:

The Department of Political Science at the University of Guelph seeks an applicant with research and teaching interests in the area of Law and Politics studies for a tenure-track probationary appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department will consider scholars focused on national, international, or comparative dimensions of law and politics and would consider it an asset if the candidate had expertise in areas related to criminal justice policy, judicial process or constitutionalism. The department of Political Science contributes to the highly successful Criminal Justice and Public Policy program, one of the largest undergraduate programs in the university. It also participates in the graduate MA program in Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in both the Political Science and Criminal Justice undergraduate and graduate programs.

The deadline for applying for this competition is December 5, 2016, and the position is subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate will commence their duties July 1, 2017.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Political Science, or an equivalent degree from a related discipline such as law, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and a strong record of scholarship appropriate to an entry-level tenure-stream position. Please submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, teaching evaluations, a writing sample, and three letters of reference in support of your application via email to Dr. Troy Riddell, Chair, Department of Political Science (riddell@uoguelph.ca).

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph acknowledges the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory the University of Guelph resides and offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.