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The School of Criminology is inviting applications for one three year Term Lectureship, starting September 1, 2018.

Lecturer, Three Year Term.

DUTIES: To undertake research, teaching (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) and service in the School of Criminology, in addition to creating, coordinating, and administering a new field placement program.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must hold either 1) a Ph.D. in Criminology or related field, or 2) a J.D./LL.B., plus LL.M. or research-based doctorate in law by the employment start date. The area of specialization is open. All applicants must have a demonstrated ability to oversee a field placement program and to teach undergraduate criminology courses.

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 Criminology Research Centre, the Institute for Studies in Criminal Justice Policy, 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 and the Centre for Restorative Justice. The teaching faculty is multi-disciplinary and, at present, consists of 28 members.

NOTE: Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ-identified persons.

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

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

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see:

APPLICATIONS: Review of applications will begin December 4, 2017. Applications will be treated in confidence and should be sent with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and a sample publication, to the Director of the School of Criminology at the address below. Please note that e-mail applications and attachments may be sent to: or hard copy applications may be mailed to:

Professor David MacAlister
Director, School of Criminology
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
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