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Job Postings

Tenure Track Legal Specialist Department of Criminal Justice-University of Winnipeg

Mon, 2016-11-28 13:35 -- manager

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1st, 2017, subject to budgetary approval.

The preferred applicant will be a legal specialist with an emerging research agenda in Canadian criminal law, criminal procedure and/or the legal system. The ideal candidate will possess a PhD in a field related to legal studies in addition to legal training at the LLB/JD level at minimum. However, legal scholars with an LLB/JD and LLM in combination with a promising research record and teaching experience will also be considered. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department is a small unit of eight faculty committed to a broad and inclusive approach to the study of criminal justice and is interested in fostering both critical and applied scholarship. The Department services over 600 majors, is active in research and places a strong emphasis on teaching. The Department seeks candidates with a demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. A commitment to collegiality and self-governance is also important. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in criminal law and criminal procedure and overseeing the department’s legal curriculum. The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized communities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Winnipeg is one of Canada’s leading post-secondary liberal arts institutions.

The University of Winnipeg is a leader in academic excellence in areas such as justice education, Aboriginal education, environmental studies & sustainability, and theatre & the arts. The University of Winnipeg is committed to improving access to post-secondary education, and has created an innovative Opportunity Fund to assist students who are under-represented to attend the University of Winnipeg. Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; research agenda; sample publication or writing sample, official transcripts of all graduate level work, and three letters of reference.

Applications, citing this posting, should be sent to: Dr. Michael Weinrath Chair, Department Personnel Committee Department of Criminal Justice University of Winnipeg 515 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB R2B 2E9 Canada E-mail: Closing date for receipt of applications is January 31, 2017 or until such time as the position is filled.

Allard School of Law History Project LLM Scholarship

Thu, 2016-11-17 15:17 -- manager
Allard School of Law History Project LLM Scholarship
The Peter A. Allard School of Law is offering a one-year scholarship of $15,000 to support an LLM student during the 2017-18 academic year to write a thesis on some aspect of British Columbia’s legal history, with preference for a student working on the history of legal education or the legal profession and who intends to use the materials available through the Allard School of Law History Project.
Allard School of Law History Project
Through the generous donation of Peter A. Allard, Q.C., the Law School established the Allard School of Law History Project to collect, preserve, and communicate its rich history and the history of legal education and the legal profession in British Columbia. Using an online archive to allow broad access, the Project aims to capture something of the experiences of people who passed through the school as students, faculty, or staff, and of those who have made significant contributions to the development of the law in British Columbia.
This involves collecting documentary material and an ambitious oral history project. More than 40 interviews are already lodged in the UBC Archives and available on the Allard School of Law History Project website: Work continues to build the documentary and oral histories collection.
Allard History Project LLM Scholarship
The Allard School of Law History Project LLM Scholarship is to support a student working on some aspect of British Columbia’s legal history, preferably using the material collected through the Project in his or her LLM thesis, and, by doing so, contributing to the history of the legal profession and/or to the legal history of British Columbia.
To apply, include an expression of interest in the History Project LLM Scholarship in your LLM application (details below). If appropriate, provide details of the proposed use of History Project materials in the thesis proposal.
Please contact Douglas Harris, Nathan T. Nemetz Chair in Legal History (, if you have questions about the Allard School of Law History Project or the LLM Scholarship.
The LLM degree at UBC is a research-based degree that includes course work and a substantial piece of original legal scholarship in the form of a thesis written under the supervision of a faculty member.
The application deadline for the program beginning September 2017 is December 15th, 2016. Further information about UBC’s LLM degree and the admission process is available here:

Tenure-Track Position in Women's Studies at the level of Assistant Professor-Concordia

Fri, 2016-10-21 14:22 -- manager

Tenure-Track Position in Women's Studies at the level of Assistant Professor

The Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec invites applications for a position in Feminism and Law and Society. This internationally known institute offers four undergraduate programs in the field of Women's Studies (Major, Minor, Certificate, and Specialization). Applications are encouraged from those whose scholarship critically addresses questions of feminism in relation to law and society with a research agenda that crosscuts one of the following areas: human rights, environmental issues, resistance to the state, political economy, disability studies, technology, or social justice. Bilingualism (French/English) is required. The successful candidate should have a completed PhD, teaching experience in the field, and a record of scholarly publications.

The SdBI is committed to employment equity and practices of accessibility as an ongoing process. Women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilitiesand members of other historically marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. When candidates do not differ significantly in merit, and one such candidate belongs to an underrepresented group, Employment Equity requires that the member in this group will be selected and appropriate accessibility and retention considerations will be arranged as they arise.

The application should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests. Candidates should indicate whether they have complete proficiency in written and spoken French and English in their cover letter. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to Kimberley Manning:, with “tenure-track position” in the subject heading.

The hiring committee will begin to review applications after December 12, 2016.

Dr. Kimberley Manning
Simone de Beauvoir Institute
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve West
H3G 1M8


Assistant Professor-Department of Criminology-Ryerson University

Fri, 2016-10-21 13:36 -- manager

Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology
> The Department of Criminology in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University invites applications for two (2) full-time tenure-track positions, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2017, subject to final budgetary approval. Candidates will hold a PhD in Criminology or in a related field, or will be ABD and very near completion. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research, or creative activities.
> The areas of specialization are: (1) Indigenous Justice, and (2) Critical Theories (e.g., critical race, feminist, anti-oppression, etc.). Additional research and teaching interests are encouraged because the successful candidates will be expected to teach large introductory courses in Criminology and Canadian Criminal Justice as well as other courses that contribute to our undergraduate (BA) program. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to participate in the development of the department’s MA in Criminology and Social Justice. There are also opportunities for teaching and supervision in other interdisciplinary programs in the Faculty of Arts, including the PhD program in Policy Studies.
> Candidates should hold a strong research profile (e.g., evidence of an emerging scholarly record, ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program), as well as provide evidence of high-quality teaching and student training, and a capacity for collegial service. With the department’s rapid growth, contributions to service and administration are valued and thus we look for candidates with interest and capacity to contribute in this manner.
> The Department of Criminology welcomes applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty, and its scholarship including, but not limited to, visible and ethnic minorities, racialized persons, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
> Of the 193 member nations of the United Nations, 146 countries are represented on our campus. The student population of our Department reflects this diversity. Candidates who will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense are encouraged to apply. Aboriginal candidates interested in submitting an application are welcome to contact Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, Ryerson University, prior to and during the
> How to Apply:
> Applications and any confidential inquiries can be directed to the Departmental Hiring Committee Chair, Dr. Tammy Landau Applications must be submitted by November 28, 2016.
> The application must contain the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, 2 recent publications, results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier), and the names of at least 3 individuals who may be contacted for reference letters. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
> About our Department:
> The Department of Criminology at Ryerson ( has built an outstanding reputation for scholarly work in the field of criminology, law, and social justice. The faculty are interdisciplinary with backgrounds in sociology, history, women’s studies, law, and criminology.
> The Department has undergone extraordinary growth and diversification over the past decade. We are housed in the Faculty of Arts, an integral and thriving contributor to the education of over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
> About Ryerson University:
> Ryerson University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Located in the heart of one of the world’s most culturally and linguistically diverse urban centres, Ryerson’s high quality programs and scholarly, research, and creative activities extend beyond the walls of the university. The evolution of Ryerson has positioned the university to be ready and able to take on a role in keeping with its success as a connector, builder, and innovator. This is Ryerson’s time to lead. For more about Ryerson University’s past, present and future, visit:
> This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed The RFA’s website can be found at: A summary of RFA benefits can be found
> Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Graduate Student Position, 2017 (Master’s) – Native Studies

Wed, 2016-10-19 15:46 -- manager
Graduate Student Position, 2017 (Master’s) – Native Studies
Research project: The Faculty of Native Studies (FNS) at the University of Alberta is seeking one full-time
master’s student to act as Research Assistant for the study, Introducing the emotional and affective
geographies of law: Strengthening community through the practice and feeling(s) of Inuit law. Based upon
research priorities established in conjunction with elders in Kugaaruk, Nunavut, the project will investigate
the enactment of Inuit socio-legal norms, affect and emotionality in respect of subsistence activities and
everyday community life. A distinctive aspect of the study’s action-oriented qualitative methodology includes
elder-led youth land camps.
The successful applicant will work toward the Master of Arts in Native Studies under the supervision of Dr.
Sean Robertson. The MA Candidate will have the opportunity to develop an independent research question
and theoretical approach intersecting with the outlines of this SSHRC Insight Grant-funded study.
Financial support and responsibilities: The FNS offers a two-year, thesis-based master’s degree. Support
will be provided in the form of a Research Assistantship salary of $15,000 (inclusive per annum) for two
years. The position will involve research-related activities between April and September (may involve travel
to Nunavut each summer) and other duties throughout the year in conformity with established graduate
student employment terms.
The MA Candidate will receive training and be responsible for a range of activities, possibly including:
preparing background bibliographies; ensuring research ethics and Indigenous community protocols are
followed; liaising with community partners; the development of communication tools; the collection,
transcription, coding, and interpretation of data based on interviews, focus groups, photo- and video-graphy
conducted with 30 community members (including in very remote geographical locations); assist with
planning and holding academic workshops; and the presentation of findings in publications and at
conference presentations.
Other “not guaranteed” sources of funding include teaching assistantships and university-wide scholarships,
fellowships and bursaries. The Candidate will be expected to apply for the latter.
How to apply and links to further information:
Deadline: January 9, 2017 - to submit application for full consideration (including university-wide financial
support). Thereafter, applications may be accepted until June 30, 2017.
Start date: September 1, 2017
The FNS is unique as the only stand-alone faculty of its kind in Canada. Located in historic Pembina Hall at
the heart of the centrally located campus of the University of Alberta (Edmonton), the FNS benefits from the
resources of Canada’s second largest university library, the research-intensive environment of one of
Canada’s top universities, and strong linkages to other faculties with shared research interests. All qualified
individuals are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants proficient in both English and
Inuktitut. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact:
Dr. Sean Robertson
Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Native Studies - University of Alberta
Edmonton AB T6G 2H8
T: 1-780-492-0522

Poste menant à la permanence, Professeur adjoint, Département de Criminologie, Université d’Ottawa

Tue, 2016-10-18 12:38 -- manager
Poste menant à la permanence, Professeur adjoint, Département de Criminologie, Université d’Ottawa

La Faculté des sciences sociales offre, en français et en anglais, des programmes de baccalauréat, de maîtrise et de doctorat répartis dans neuf départements, écoles et instituts. Avec près de 10 000 étudiantes et étudiants, 260 professeurs réguliers, son vaste choix de programmes et ses centres de recherche, la Faculté des sciences sociales occupe une place privilégiée au cœur de l’Université d’Ottawa. Les étudiants diplômés de la Faculté, encadrés par des chercheurs chevronnés, mènent des travaux de fine pointe dans nos nombreux programmes de maîtrise et de doctorat.

Le Département de criminologie de l’Université d’Ottawa regroupe des chercheurs qui proviennent de diverses disciplines telles que la criminologie, la sociologie, le travail social, le droit, les études politiques, l’anthropologie, la psychologie et l’histoire. Les chercheurs affiliés à notre Département s’intéressent à des questions aussi variées que la production et l’application des normes, les politiques publiques, la justice sociale, l’intervention ainsi que la santé et la sécurité des populations. Les candidats qui ont un diplôme dans une autre discipline que la criminologie sont donc aussi les bienvenus. Nous nous distinguons par notre engagement au plan de la recherche interdisciplinaire et de l’analyse des enjeux nationaux et internationaux.

Le Département de criminologie désire pourvoir un (1) poste régulier de professeur menant à la permanence, rang adjoint.

Le domaine de spécialisation est ouvert, avec une préférence accordée aux chercheurs critiques qui s’intéressent aux autochtones et à la justice; au genre et à la justice, à la criminalité des puissants/crime et pouvoir, au domaine du crime et des productions culturelles (cultural criminology) ainsi qu’à l’intervention individuelle et communautaire. Une capacité à enseigner la méthodologie quantitative est un atout.


  • Activités de recherche et publication;
  • Enseignement à tous les cycles d’études, en français et/ou en anglais;
  • Encadrement d’étudiantes et d’étudiants de deuxième et troisième cycles;
  • Participer aux activités éducatives et administratives de l’Université ;
  • Accomplissement de toute autre activité prévue à la convention collective.

Critères de sélection

  • Détenir un doctorat dans une discipline pertinente (doctorat devant être complété au moment de l’embauche);
  • Démontrer l’excellence, ou un potentiel d’excellence, en enseignement et en recherche;
  • Qualité du dossier de publications et en recherche dans le domaine.


L’Université d’Ottawa étant une institution bilingue, tous les professeurs et toutes les professeures de la Faculté des sciences sociales doivent démontrer un bilinguisme actif avant d’obtenir la permanence. L’Université offre aux membres et à leur conjoint ou conjointe la possibilité de suivre des cours pour parfaire leur langue seconde.

Terme et salaire

Poste menant à la permanence.  L’échèle salariale pour un(e) professeur(e) adjoint(e) débute à 80 673$ annuellement.

Entrée en fonction

Le 1er juillet  2017


Département de criminologie, Université d’Ottawa, 120 Université, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

Avantages sociaux

L’Université d’Ottawa fournit un régime complet d’avantages sociaux qui incluent un régime d’invalidité à long terme, une assurance-maladie complète, un régime optionnel supplémentaire, et un plan de retraite avantageux.

L’étude des demandes débutera le 1er novembre 2016 et continuera jusqu'à ce que les postes soient comblés avec succès.

Les personnes intéressées à poser leur candidature doivent faire parvenir leur curriculum vitae, une lettre décrivant leurs expériences et leurs intérêts en enseignement et en recherche. Elles doivent aussi inclure une indication de leurs compétences linguistiques en anglais et en français et une copie de leurs principales publications. Les candidat(e)s doivent aussi demander que trois lettres de recommandation soient envoyées directement sous pli confidentiel.

L’ensemble du dossier doit parvenir à l’adresse suivante :

Patrice Corriveau
Directeur, Département de criminologie
Faculté des sciences sociales, Université d'Ottawa
120, rue Université, Ottawa (Ontario) KIN 6N5
Télécopieur : 613-562-5304

Toutes les personnes qualifiées sont invitées à postuler; la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents. L’Université d’Ottawa souscrit à l’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous encourageons fortement les femmes, les Autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les membres des minorités visibles à poser leur candidature. Si vous êtes invité à poursuivre les étapes du processus de sélection, veuillez nous aviser de tout besoin nécessitant des mesures d’adaptations particulières en communiquant avec le Vice-rectorat associé aux affaires professorales au 613-562-5958.  Les renseignements communiqués seront traités avec respect et confidentialité.


Tenure-Track Position, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa

Tue, 2016-10-18 12:37 -- manager
 Tenure-Track Position, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa

The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises nine departments, schools and institutes, which offer undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral programs in both English and French. With its 10,000 students, 260 full-time professors, and wide array of programs and research centres, the Faculty of Social Sciences plays a key role at the heart of the University of Ottawa. Its graduate students are supervised by excellent researchers and undertake cutting-edge research in the Faculty’s Master’s and Ph.D. programs.

The Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa brings together researchers from a variety of disciplines including criminology, sociology, social work, law, political studies, anthropology, psychology and history. Research in our Department examines issues as diverse as the production and application of norms, public policy, social justice, intervention and the experiences of marginalized populations. Candidates with a degree in a discipline other than criminology are thus also welcome. We are known for our commitment to interdisciplinary research and our engagement with national and international issues.

The Department of Criminology is accepting applications for one (1) tenure-track (rank of assistant) position.

The area of specialization is open with particular consideration given to critical scholars working in the following areas: Indigenous justice, gender and justice, crimes of the powerful, cultural criminology as well as individual and community intervention. An ability to teach quantitative methodology is an asset.


  • Conducting research and publishing activities;
  • Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in English and/or in French;
  • Supervising Master’s and Ph.D. candidates;
  • Participating in the University’s academic and administrative activities;
  • Other activities as specified in the collective agreement.


  • Hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field (doctorate must be completed at the time of appointment);
  • Demonstrate excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching and research;
  • Strength of publication and research track record in the field.


The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual to obtain tenure. The University of Ottawa offers second-language training to staff members and their spouses.

Terms and Salary

Tenure-track position.  Assistant professor salary scale starts at $80,673.

Starting Date

July 1st, 2017 

Location of Work

Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa, 120 University, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5

Benefits Package

The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance.

Consideration of applications will begin on November 1st, 2016 and will continue until the positions are successfully filled.

Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae and a letter indicating their teaching and research experience and interests. They must also indicate their French and English language abilities and submit copies of their main publications. Applicants must also request that three referees send letters of recommendation under separate cover.

All information and letters are to be sent directly to:

Patrice Corriveau
Director, Department of Criminology
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa
120 University St., Ottawa, Ontario   K1N 6N5
Fax: (613) 562-5304

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.


Dean, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Fri, 2016-10-14 15:25 -- manager

Dean, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

The new Dean, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will be tasked with collaboratively articulating, and communicating the strategic vision for the Faculty, and promoting the value of social science and humanities, within UOIT and beyond.  Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President Academic, the Dean, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities will provide academic and strategic leadership to the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities and to UOIT.  In addition, as a member of the senior leadership team, the Dean will work closely with faculty and academic administrators to foster interdisciplinary collaboration, collegiality and student centered learning and success within the Faculty, between faculties at UOIT and in the community.  The Dean will also lead the Faculty’s research, teaching and academic programming and continue its mission of promoting social justice through an interdisciplinary approach to community outreach, research and teaching.

As the ideal candidate, you have a distinguished academic reputation, a record of excellence in research and teaching and the ability to motivate and support faculty in these endeavors. You are also a committed leader with experience in administration.  Your ability to foster interdisciplinary collaboration is a hallmark of your approach and you effectively engage with internal and external stakeholders. A true champion of social science and humanities, you come to the role with a passion for these disciplines and their importance within an innovative and technology-enriched pedagogy and institution and within society generally. You are a strategic decision maker and are able to lead the Faculty with both vision and clarity as it builds on its many successes to date. As the ideal candidate, you have a PhD in a relevant discipline from a recognized university.  

The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at UOIT offers leading-edge interdisciplinary programs and educational technologies while providing a transformational learning experience. Students develop a strong foundation in theories and practices of Social Science and Humanities in a technology-rich teaching and learning environment by internationally recognized scholars, innovative researchers and award-winning teachers. Offering both undergraduate and graduate programs, the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities promotes social justice through an interdisciplinary approach to community outreach, research and teaching. Students are provided with an education that prepares them to lead and succeed in the evolving 21st-century workplace.

At the start of its second decade, UOIT has already become one of Ontario’s most innovative universities. A differentiated, technology-enriched research university, UOIT has a culture of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Located in Oshawa and in close proximity to the Greater Toronto Area, UOIT’s growth since its inception has been substantial, and the University is currently home to more than 10,000 students and 1,494 faculty and staff.

UOIT is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UOIT respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify Jocelyn Churchill at or 905-721-8668 ext. 3679. For more information see


To explore this exciting leadership opportunity with a full compensation and benefits package and a five-year renewable term, contact Stephanie Sykes or Kristin Hewlett at 1-866-822-6022 or apply online at

Research Director-Canadian Arab Institute

Sat, 2016-09-17 20:06 -- manager

Job Description: Research Director General purpose: To initiate, lead, and undertake research projects, generating reports and publications based on research findings.

Project-specific purpose: To co-direct a three-year project for the socio-cultural mapping of Canadian Arab migration, settlement, and integration Reports to CAI President Direct Reports Supervises other research team members on research projects as required.

Main Responsibilities 1) Initiate and oversee research work; recruit and supervise researchers; commission and oversee policy work; identify potential collaborators (other NGOs, universities, etc.); advise the president on research strategies and approaches. 2) Produce high quality reports, papers and articles of a publishable standard based on the analysis of data and literature with a clear and engaging writing style. 3) Work independently and autonomously on a number of research and policy projects simultaneously, as required. 4) Analyze quantitative data using robust methods, and interpret, describe and publish findings. 5) Comprehensively review and analyze academic literature based on methodical and replicable search strategies. 6) Identify new topics and develop and obtain funding for proposals (including academic, private and public sector funders) supporting policy-relevant research projects that employ a range of social research methods; assist other team members in obtaining funding for future projects. 7) Manage external relationships with funders and other stakeholders. 8) Present papers based on policy and research work to policy-makers, academics and other audiences including the media, as required. 9) As appropriate, aid in the collection of primary quantitative and qualitative data. 10) Deploy a proactive approach, as well as a strong and demonstrable interest in the Canadian Arab diaspora issues, to ensure that CAI maintains influence and contributes to evidence based policy-making. 11) Work with other members of the team as required. 12) Undertake continuous personal and professional development which contributes to knowledge and skills within the subject area.

Project-specific responsibilities1) Assist with the compilation and analysis of existing data published about Arab groups in Canada, in order to supplement research already conducted along with the Academic Director and CAI interns 2) Organize outreach within the community and implement a snowball process of securing interviews and focus groups. 3) Assist CAI President with the recruitment of 2 CAI interns a year and up-to 10 community volunteers to assist with outreach within the community. 4) Assist the Academic Director in developing and implementing training modules in ethnographic research methods including interviewing and facilitating focus groups 5) Supervise and guide interns and volunteers in their transcriptions and analysis of interview and focus group findings. 6) Assist with analysis of the data for the purposes of policy development and guide and train interns in the development of policy briefs and recommendations. 7) Assist the Academic Director with the following tasks a) the supervision of the field research; b) Facilitating focus groups on the experience of immigration and integration Any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time to further establish and develop the organization.

Qualifications 1) University degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience with a background in Political Science/Anthropology/Sociology/Public Policy/Communications 2) Minimum two (2) years of relevant experience working within a public policy or policy-making environment (e.g. government, NGO) required 3) Demonstrated ability to generate and evaluate research and policy options 4) Knowledge and experience with designing and implementing a wide variety of research methodologies including, in depth interviewing, focus groups, online surveys etc. 5) Knowledge and experience in qualitative data analysis; including narrative analysis to sort and organize large data sets and thematic coding to organize themes and concepts for analytical interpretation, as well as the ability to interpret and synthesize data sets, draw inferences, and arrive at conclusions 6) Ability to work independently with minimal supervision to meet deadlines and produce high quality results in an environment with competing priorities and deadlines 7) Strong planning, coordination, and project management skills 8) Exceptional oral and written communications skills 9) Proficiency using computer systems and software such as Microsoft Office Suites, word processing, spreadsheets, database systems and the internet to research and prepare materials 10)

Research experience in areas of national identity, immigration and settlement, transnationalism, migration, and diaspora an asset. Monthly Salary Annual salary will be set at $55,000 Office Hours Flexible office hours as agreed to with supervisor.

Note that while the CAI is located in Toronto, the Research Director will coordinate and attend research meetings in Kitchener-Waterloo as well as Ottawa and Montreal. Contract The post is offered as a three-year contract initially with a strong expectation of extension for the right candidate. Please send your resume and cover letter addressed to “The Hiring Committee” at by end of day September 30th , 2016. We thank all applicants in advance but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CAI is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in all its work.

Assistant Professor Position York Criminology Program

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Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Criminology

Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Home Department/Area/Division: Social Science

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2017


Department of Social Science


The Department of Social Science in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in Criminology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2017. More information about the undergraduate Criminology Program can be found online at Further details about the affiliate graduate program in Socio-Legal Studies can be found at


The successful candidate must hold a completed PhD in Criminology or a related field with a primary focus on criminology. Qualified candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in scholarly research and publication in the field of Criminology appropriate to their stage in career; and provide evidence of excellence or the promise of excellence in undergraduate teaching, including an ability to teach in an interdisciplinary program. Although the area of research specialization is open, the successful applicant must have the ability to teach a large undergraduate Research Methods course that surveys the diverse quantitative and qualitative research strategies that have been applied to criminological topics. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the design, development and instruction of a small, upper-level practicum course for select Criminology honour students. The successful candidate will be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, and be prepared to actively participate in the graduate program in Socio-Legal Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.


Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement describing their research agenda, a recent sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pages), and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy and summaries of teaching evaluation); and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Amanda Glasbeek, Chair, Department of Social Science, Ross Building, S754, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.  Email: (Subject Line:  “Criminology Appointment”)


The deadline for applications is October 31, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.


Posting End Date:  October 31, 2016