Assistant Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice

University of the Fraser Valley

Job Abstract:

The Faculty of Criminology and Legal Justice has roughly 500 program college students and affords a Bachelor of Arts diploma in Legal Justice, an Honours program, and a Grasp of Arts (Legal Justice) diploma for felony justice system professionals. The Faculty is dwelling to the Centre for Public Security and Legal Justice Analysis and homes a safe Crime Lab that facilitates college engagement in a variety of felony justice analysis alternatives. The Faculty of Criminology and Legal Justice is dedicated to the collaborative growth of excellence in instructing, scholarship, and college and group service. Our college and employees are dedicated to offering educational excellence in each class for each scholar, creating experiential studying and sensible alternatives for college students past the classroom, and contributing to the betterment of UFV, the communities we serve, our companions, and our self-discipline.

The Faculty of Criminology and Legal Justice invitations purposes for one full-time, tenure-track college place to start August 1, 2024. We search candidates who’ve data and experience in a variety of criminology and felony justice areas such that they will train throughout our undergraduate and graduate curriculum. Profitable candidates will even carry areas of experience that develop upon the present experience of college within the Faculty. Some examples of areas that may complement present experience embody Canadian felony legislation, corrections, and Indigenous Peoples and the Canadian felony justice system. The Faculty of Criminology and Legal Justice encourages purposes from candidates who’re Indigenous or members of equity-seeking teams.

We’re looking for collegial, energetic, and progressive people who’ve a latest report of profitable post-secondary instructing and who’re in a position to successfully mentor and supervise undergraduate and graduate college students, and have interaction in utilized analysis and scholarship that includes collaboration with the local people, group companies, and/or exterior our bodies or companies. Profitable candidates will likely be anticipated to actively take part in departmental and college actions, service, occasions, and initiatives, and ongoing skilled growth is required.


Profitable candidates should have a PhD in Criminology (different associated disciplines will likely be thought of) or a JD/LLB with substantial latest skilled expertise in Canadian felony legislation. Candidates who’re ABD and supply proof that they’re near completion will likely be thought of.

Profitable candidates should have sturdy theoretical, conceptual, and utilized data of criminology, Canadian felony justice, and/or Canadian legislation and authorized establishments.

As UFV is a teaching-oriented college, profitable candidates should have latest proof of no less than one 12 months of instructing excellence on the undergraduate stage. As well as, they have to make use of an inclusive and decolonized pedagogical strategy of their instructing and talk successfully and respectfully with others, together with Indigenous and racialized college students.

The profitable candidates also needs to have expertise in technology-supported instructing (e.g., hybrid, on-line) and the potential for an lively analysis or scholarly portfolio, ideally in an utilized space of Canadian felony justice.

candidates ought to submit the under by way of the hyperlink supplied under:

• a canopy letter.
• a curriculum vitae.
• assertion of instructing philosophy.
• copies of all latest instructing evaluations.
• a one-page abstract of short- and long-term supposed analysis or scholarly exercise.
• contact info for 3 referees.

Shortlisted candidates will likely be requested to supply three letters of reference at time of interview.

Utility Hyperlink:

Functions will start to be reviewed October 15, 2023, for an anticipated begin date of August 1, 2024.

About UFV:

The College of the Fraser Valley is situated on the normal territory of the Halq’eméylem-speaking peoples. We categorical our gratitude and respect for the honour of residing and dealing in Stó:lō Tém:éxw (Stó:lō Land; Stó:lō World). In all that we do, UFV strives to assist and honour the Stó:lō peoples objectives of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A dedication to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Imaginative and prescient and Built-in Strategic Plan: IYAQAWTXW — which suggests Home of Transformation. This dedication consists of the aim of centering Indigenous methods of realizing all through our group, recognizing our obligations to group, and a multi-year plan to extend the variety of Indigenous college, employees, and directors working at UFV.

UFV has 4 campus places inside the stunning Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Acknowledged as considered one of BC’s high employers, UFV affords a mixture of profession and way of life advantages. Be a part of a crew of 1,400 passionate professionals who worth integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you’ll serve a vibrant group, and form the way forward for 15,000 college students.

Indigenization, fairness, and variety are important to our work as a college. A various group fosters the inclusion of voices which were traditionally underrepresented and marginalized. At UFV, we’re dedicated to recruiting a various workforce that represents the group we proudly serve. We encourage purposes from Indigenous peoples, members of teams that have discrimination attributable to race, color, homeland, ancestry, and/or faith, individuals who establish as ladies and 2SLGBTQ+, and individuals with disabilities. We invite candidates to finish a confidential self-identification survey as a part of the appliance course of. All questions are voluntary, with an possibility to say no to reply. Data will likely be used to assist efforts to broaden the range of the recruitment course of, and outcomes should not shared with the choice committee. Inquiries in regards to the survey could also be directed to [email protected]. Study extra about our dedication to range and inclusion.

All certified candidates are inspired to use; nevertheless, Canadians and everlasting residents will likely be given precedence. In an effort to be each environmentally and fiscally accountable, UFV will contact solely candidates receiving an interview. We thank all candidates for contemplating UFV for employment. Shortlisted candidates could also be required to bear a felony report test and/ or a verification of their schooling credentials.

UFV is dedicated to the precept of fairness in employment.

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