Criminology - Assistant or Associate Professor
Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus

Location: Ontario

The Department of Criminology at the Brantford Campus of Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a full time tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. The criminology program is one of Laurier’s largest social science programs with strong undergraduate enrolment and a successful MA program. The successful candidate will be:

An exceptional scholar with an active program of research and evidence of research productivity.
Capable and willing to teach and supervise students in a range of substantive areas in our growing Master of Arts in Criminology program;
Willing and able to instruct research methods (qualitative or quantitative) and criminological theory at the undergraduate level;
Able to contribute to teaching in our existing slate of undergraduate courses, found here.

Applicants must have a PhD in criminology or a discipline related to criminology by the date of the appointment. The appointment will begin July 1, 2018, subject to budgetary approval. Special consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated or potential leadership skills that are required of a future departmental administrator.

A complete application package will include:

A letter of application describing the candidate’s qualifications, research expertise, and fit with the Department of Criminology at Wilfrid Laurier University.
Curriculum vitae
A research plan outlining the candidate’s prospective or in-progress research for the next three to five years (max 2 pages)
Two samples of recent publications or works in progress
A teaching dossier, including i) official teaching evaluations for courses taught, ii) a statement of teaching philosophy, and iii) a sample syllabus for a course that the candidate has previously taught.
The names and contact information for three referees.

Please address any questions to Dr. Stacey Hannem, Chair, Department of Criminology.

The deadline for receipt of all materials is September 15, 2017. All materials must be sent in electronically to All materials should be sent to:

Dr. Stacey Hannem
c/o Nicole Zarazua
Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus
73 George Street
Brantford, Ontario, N3T 2Y3

Applicants can learn more about the Criminology program at Laurier.

Please Note:

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, Dr. Bruce Arai Further information on the equity policy can be found at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the requirements of the Department of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact Nancy Lambert at or by phone at 519-756-8228 ext. 5778.

Laurier Brantford and the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.


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