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Limited Term Contract Criminology Instructor

Contract Type: 

Faculty of Social Sciences
Competition Number:     17-4049
Appointment Type:     Temporary Part-time
May be filled by more than one applicant
First consideration will be given to internal VIUFA members
Start/End:     August 01, 2017 up to July 31, 2018
     Leave Replacement: Appointment may be extended or end early, depending on return of incumbent.
Workload:     0.625 FTE Limited Term Contract: Five courses over the academic year.
Employment Group:     VIUFA
Position:     00825

Duties:    Teach undergraduate courses in introduction to the criminal justice system (CRIM 131), advanced topics in the criminal law and procedures (CRIM 330), and special topics in criminology (CRIM 299/CRIM 499). Candidates should include a proposed topic for the CRIM 299/CRIM 499 course in their cover letter. This course combines lower and upper-level students into one course. All teaching faculty are expected to contribute to the life and work of the Department as outlined in this posting and to apply Faculty of Social Sciences and departmental norms when evaluating student learning.
     Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.
Required Qualifications:     LLB, JD, or a PhD (ABD) in Criminology or Criminal Justice from an appropriately accredited institution. An equivalent combination of education and experience related to one or more of the topics proposed for instruction may be considered. Demonstrated strong commitment to and record of successful undergraduate teaching and student learning. Demonstrated proficiency with technology relevant to the position.
Preferred Qualifications:     An LLM, PhD in Law, or a completed PhD in Criminology or Criminal Justice from an appropriately accredited institution. Ability to teach all courses in this posting.
Please Submit:     CV/Resume
Cover letter including the courses sought for consideration and a proposed topic for the CRIM 299/CRIM 499 special topics course
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Teaching evaluations
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period:     May 29, 2017 - June 12, 2017
Note:     Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.

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