Job ID: 132708

Lecturer (continuing faculty positon)

Simon Fraser University

  • Oct. 31, 2019
  • Nov. 28, 2019
  • Jul. 1, 2020
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Criminology/Criminal Justice

The School of Criminology is inviting applications for one continuing faculty position at the rank of Lecturer to start July 1, 2020.

DUTIES: To undertake teaching (at the undergraduate level) and service in the School of Criminology including the development and delivery of courses in online as well as traditional formats.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Criminology or a related field, completed by the employment start date, or shortly thereafter and demonstrate excellence in teaching through their submission of a teaching portfolio that includes their teaching philosophy and highlights their experience and teaching accomplishments as part of the application. The area of specialization is open. Preference will be given to applicants with a specialization in Policing, Courts, Cybercrime, or Criminological Theory. Ideal applicants will have experience teaching and developing undergraduate criminology curricula and be prepared to assist with the school’s development of innovative course delivery options to provide alternatives to traditional, ‘face-to-face’ classroom experiences, including online and other learning environments and settings.

APPLICATIONS: Review of applications for the Lecturer position will begin November 28, 2019.
Applications will be treated in confidence and should be sent with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, names and contact information of three references, and a writing sample, to Please contact Bryan Kinney, Acting Director, with any questions.

This is an entry-level position. Only those holding or those eligible to be appointed to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding.

The School has a well-established undergraduate program with over 900 majors and minors. It also offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of M.A. and Ph.D. There are exceptional research opportunities which include access to key research centres and institutes including the International Cyber-Crime Research Centre, the Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies, the Mental Health, Law and Policy Institute, the Centre for Forensic Research, the Centre for Restorative Justice, and the Institute on Violence, Terrorism and Security. The faculty is multi-disciplinary and, at present, consists of 30 regular full-time members.

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

SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. We acknowledge the Squamish, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie and Kwikwetlem peoples, on whose traditional territories Simon Fraser University’s three campuses stand. By recognizing the Unceded Traditional Coast Salish territories, we aspire to create a space for reconciliation through dialogue and decolonizing practices.

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Contact Information

  • Bryan Kinney
    Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Drive
    Burnaby, BC V5A1S6
  • 778-782-4305

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