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Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Criminology & Sociolegal Studies

Thu, 2016-08-04 12:20 -- manager
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Criminology & Sociolegal Studies - 1601062 

Job Field

Teaching Stream 

Faculty / Division Faculty of Arts and Science 




 St. George (downtown Toronto) 

Job Posting

 Aug 3, 2016 

Job Closing

 SEP 29, 2016, 11:59 EST 



 The Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Toronto invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment in the areas of Criminology and Sociolegal Studies. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will commence on July 1, 2017.

Candidates must have teaching expertise in a variety of topics in criminology, and law and society. He/she must have strong communication skills as well as demonstrated success in developing students' mastery of a subject and of the latest developments in the field. The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate program.

Applicants must have a PhD in criminology, law, or a cognate social science discipline by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will show a record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and teaching-related scholarly activities. Evidence of excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by strong endorsements from referees, teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, teaching evaluations, dossier and/or syllabi, and evidence of strong communication and expository skills. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi related to the teaching of criminology and sociolegal courses, and a statement on career goals) and teaching evaluations. If you have any questions about this position, please contact All application materials should be submitted online. 

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via email by 29 September 2016. Reference letters must be on letterhead and signed. Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. 

For further information on the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, please visit our website

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

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