Criminology - Instructors (2)

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2013-06-07


The Criminology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for non-regular type 2 (temporary) faculty positions to provide coverage for one year beginning September 1, 2013. We seek faculty for both full-time and part-time positions with expertise and experience to teach in the following areas:

Competition Number 13-89:
We seek faculty with expertise and experience to teach Interpersonal and Professional Development in Criminology. It is anticipated that the applicant will be available to teach four sections of CRIM 1215 throughout the year.

Competition Number 13-90:
We seek faculty with expertise and experience to teach in the following areas:
Introduction to Criminology (CRIM 1100)
Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (CRIM 1101)
Sociological Explanations of Criminal Behavior (CRIM 2331)

Applicants should have a track-record of quality teaching. Candidates with a Ph.D., LL.M., and/or equivalent combination of graduate work, research, publications, and experience will be considered.
The Criminology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University currently offers a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology degree as well as a second degree focusing on Social Justice. The department emphasizes pedagogical principles and educational approaches that incorporate community-based research, professional development, and experiential learning across the curriculum, including service learning and practicum elements, as well as a co-op placement option. The Criminology Department is also home to the Journal of Radical Criminology and to the Critical Criminology Working Group. Past and proposed future learning initiatives include an Inside-Out course set in the prison context, an International Field School initiative, and a Centre for Social Justice.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. Kwantlen students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor's degree at Kwantlen, creating the best of both worlds - undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. Kwantlen's Office of Research and Scholarship and four research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. To support our growth, the Surrey Campus has undergone a thirty-six million dollar expansion.

A complete application includes current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success, copies of sample course syllabi/outlines, sample of research/publication, copies of transcripts of all degrees, and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments. Short listed applicants will be required to provide copies of original transcripts. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please email your application, quoting the correct competition number by June 20, 2013 to

The Committee will begin reviewing applications on June 17, 2013.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Kwantlen Polytechnic University. However, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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