Criminology - Instructors

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2014-03-29

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CRIMINOLOGY INSTRUCTORS

The Criminology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applicants for full-time and/or part-time regular (on-going) as well as temporary (one- year term) opportunities:

Competition Number 14-48
We invite applications for a full-time regular faculty position beginning September 1, 2014 or January 1, 2015. While the field of specialization is open, the department is especially interested in candidates who are engaged in activities that demonstrate an orientation toward intellectual innovation and an interest in future developments in Canadian criminology. Such activities might include, but are not limited to: engagement in recent efforts to rethink the discipline and its relationship to both the public and community, developing new and emerging areas for criminological research and praxis, investigating approaches which bridge the academic/practitioner divide, and/or by extending the trans-disciplinary character of criminology as an undertaking.
Courses associated with this position will be offered in the Fall (Sept - Dec) and Spring (Jan - April) terms. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching introductory criminology and other courses as assigned.

Competition Number 14-49
We invite applications for a 100% non-regular type 2 (temporary) faculty position or two 50% part-time positions to provide coverage for one year beginning September 1, 2014. The successful candidate will have expertise and experience in Psychological Criminology. Courses associated with this position will be offered in the Fall (Sept - Dec) and Spring (Jan - April) terms. They include:

  • CRIM 2330 Psychological Explanations of Criminal Behaviour
  • CRIM 4112 Contemporary Psychological Criminology
  • Expertise to teach CRIM 1208 Methods of Research in Criminology and/or CRIM 1215 Interpersonal and Professional Development in Criminology is an asset

Competition Number 14-50
We invite applications for a 100% non-regular type 2 (temporary) faculty position or two 50% part-time positions to provide coverage for one year beginning September 1, 2014. The successful candidate will have expertise and experience to teach interpersonal skills. Courses associated with this position will be offered in the Fall (Sept - Dec) and Spring (Jan - April) terms with the possibility of teaching in Summer (May - Aug). They include:
  • CRIM 1215 Interpersonal and Professional Development in Criminology
  • Expertise to teach CRIM 3307 Conflict Resolution is an asset

For information about Criminology courses, please visit: http://www.kwantlen.ca/calendar/2013-14/arts/criminology-ba.html

Applicants for all Criminology opportunities 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. The Criminology Department is interested in applicants who reflect emerging fields of research, scholarship, and teaching and fit with our Polytechnic mandate.

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.

Please visit the Human Resources Services website for further information regarding these opportunities, and application details: https://www.kpu.ca/hr/employmentopportunity/faculty-positions.

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


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