Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: INTERNAL - Director, Criminal Justice and Public Policy/Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy

College: College of Social & Applied Human Sciences

Department: Political Science or Sociology & Anthropology

Please Note: This is an INTERNAL posting

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Position Description:

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Director, Criminal Justice and Public Policy/Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy (CJPP/CCJP) in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. This initial appointment as Director will be for two years, effective July 1, 2017.

Candidates for Director must be tenured faculty members in the Department of Political Science or the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. They should have an established track record of teaching and research in relevant areas, as well as substantial understanding of interdisciplinary approaches to innovative education at graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will possess strategic leadership and management capabilities, and will have the skills and enthusiasm needed to advocate for CJPP/CCJP within and beyond the University and to work effectively with colleagues across the University.

In collaboration with a CJPP/CCJP Steering Committee that will include faculty representation from both SOAN and POLS, as well as undergraduate and graduate student members, the Director will lead a review of the undergraduate and graduate programs and guide the future direction and positioning of the programs and related initiatives. The Director will work with program stakeholders, the CSAHS Dean, and Dean's Council to develop an effective governance structure and faculty appointment model for the programs. At the operational level, the Director's responsibilities will include managing CJPP/CCJP course offerings, overseeing undergraduate and graduate program operations, managing the budget and supervising staff, and representing the programs on various University and external committees.

Inquiries, applications and nominations should be directed to: Gwen Chapman, Dean, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, Room 111, Macdonald Institute building. Email csahsdean@uoguelph.ca

Applicants must submit on or before May 1, 2017 at 12:00 noon a Curriculum Vitae and a brief (2-3 page) self-assessment of the skills, experience and direction that they would bring to the position.

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

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