Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Sociological Criminology, Tenure Track

College: College of Social & Applied Human Sciences

Department: Sociology & Anthropology

Deadline: July 19, 2017

Position Description:

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Sociological Criminology, effective January 1, 2018.

A PhD in Sociology, or a closely related social science discipline, is required. ABD candidates who have set a defense date may also be considered. The successful candidate will have expertise in at least one of the following areas related to sociological criminology: racialized and marginalized groups, including indigenous peoples; human trafficking; and alternative/restorative justice. Outstanding researchers in other fields of criminological sociology that complement department expertise may also be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, which might include: SOC*1500: Crime and Criminal Justice, SOC*3730: Courts and Society, SOC*3990: Law and Society, SOC*6130: Quantitative Research Methods, ANTH/SOC*6270: Diversity and Social Equality. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to and supervise undergraduate and graduate students in the Sociology, Anthropology, Criminal Justice and Public Policy, and Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy programs.

The successful candidate will have a well-developed research program, with a peer-reviewed publication record, demonstrated success in pursuing research funding, and demonstrable skills as an effective teacher.

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology offers undergraduate degrees in Sociology, Crime and Criminal Justice Policy (in collaboration with Political Science), and Anthropology. We offer MA and PhD degrees in Sociology, an MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy, and an MA in Anthropology. We are contributors to the International Development Studies programs. The College of Social and Applied Human Sciences supports community engaged scholarship activities.

More information about the Department of Sociology and Anthropology can be found here: http://www.uoguelph.ca/socioanthro/department-sociology-and-anthropology

More information about the Criminal Justice and Public Policy program can be found here: http://www.uoguelph.ca/cjpp/criminal-justice-and-public-policy-program

Applications must include a 1-3 page cover letter (including a statement of teaching and research interests), a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including a teaching philosophy, course outlines, and course evaluations), and selected recent published scholarly work. Contact information should be provided for three referees.

Applications must be received by July 19th, 2017. Applications should be emailed in PDF format to:
Dr. Elizabeth Finnis, Chair,
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1
Email: sachair@uoguelph.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph acknowledge 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.