Department of Sociology & Criminology

Academic Employment

Part Time Faculty Positions

The Department of Sociology and Criminology seeks part time faculty to teach the following courses during the 2015-2016 Academic year. nimum qualification include a Master of Arts in sociology (or related field) and a successful record of undergraduate teaching in the course area.

All applications must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and examples of relevant course outlines. The department also requires that applicants submit one cover letter for each course to which they are applying. Applications not conforming to these expectations will be considered incomplete.

In accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE Local 3912, applications are invited, in the first instance, from part-time colleagues who are qualified, as per Article 16.01 (b), and on the Department precedence list, as per Article 16.06 (a).

The application deadline is December 17, 2015. Reply in writing to Dr. Augie Westhaver, Chairperson, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, N.S. B3H 3C3.

Winter 2016

SOCI 1211.2B

Social Power Relations

M/W 11:30 – 12:45   (cap 150)

 

Part Time Faculty Positions - Extended Deadline

The Department of Sociology and Criminology seeks part time faculty to teach the following courses during the 2015-2016 Academic year. Minimum qualification include a Master of Arts in sociology (or related field) and a successful record of undergraduate teaching in the course area.

All applications must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and examples of relevant course outlines. The department also requires that applicants submit one cover letter for each course to which they are applying. Applications not conforming to these expectations will be considered incomplete.

In accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE Local 3912, applications are invited, in the first instance, from part-time colleagues who are qualified, as per Article 16.01 (b), and on the Department precedence list, as per Article 16.06 (a).

The application deadline is December 14, 2015. Reply in writing to Dr. Augie Westhaver, Chairperson, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, N.S. B3H 3C3.

 

Winter 2016

CRIM3012.2                                  Contemporary Sociological Theory                           M/W 1:00 – 2:15            (cap 40)

CRIM/SOCI 3102.2 A                    Quantitative Research Methods                                M/W 10:00 – 11:15        (cap 40)

CRIM/SOCI 3102.2LA                   Quantitative Research Methods Lab                         M 1:00 – 2:15                 (cap 40)

 

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Part Time Faculty Positions

The Department of Sociology and Criminology seeks part time faculty to teach the following courses during the 2015-2016 Academic year. Minimum qualification include a Master of Arts in sociology (or related field) and a successful record of undergraduate teaching in the course area.

All applications must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and examples of relevant course outlines. The department also requires that applicants submit one cover letter for each course to which they are applying. Applications not conforming to these expectations will be considered incomplete.

In accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE Local 3912, applications are invited, in the first instance, from part-time colleagues who are qualified, as per Article 16.01 (b), and on the Department precedence list, as per Article 16.06 (a).

The application deadline is December 14, 2015. Reply in writing to Dr. Augie Westhaver, Chairperson, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, N.S. B3H 3C3.

 

Winter 2016

CRIM/SOCI 2010.2                       Principles of Social Theory                          T/R 2:30 – 3:45 (cap 50)

CRIM/SOCI 2100.2                       Social Research Methods                            T/R 11:30 – 12:45 (cap 40)

CRIM/SOCI 2124.2B                    Social Inequality & Justice                            T 4:00 – 5:15 (cap 40)

CRIM 3011.2A                              Contemporary Criminological Theory           T/R 10:00 – 11:15 (cap 50)

CRIM/SOCI 4210.2                       Forced Migration & Refugees                      T/R 1:00 – 2:15 (cap 8)

 

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TENURE TRACK POSITION - CRIMINOLOGY

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking a feminist criminologist or feminist socio-legal scholar who can contribute to our core teaching needs in undergraduate and graduate criminological theory. The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or be ABD) in criminology, sociology, or a related discipline at the time of the appointment. Lived experience with racialization, colonization, indigeneity, or disability will be considered an asset.

Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents (all applicants should clearly indicate their status as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident). Saint Mary’s University is committed to the principles of employment equity. The appointment will begin on January 01 2016 or July 01 2016.

The Department, with 19 full-time faculty positions and housing a broad range of scholarly interests, offers Bachelor or Arts degrees in Sociology and Criminology and Master of Arts in both Criminology, and Women and Gender Studies. Central to the Department’s work is an emphasis on social change, transformative human agency, and social justice, and a commitment to advancing rigorous and scholarly understandings of how local and global social realties are shaped by unequal power relations.

Saint Mary’s University is uniquely committed to serving the local, regional, national, and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. The Faculty of Arts is particularly interested in scholars whose teaching in the Department can also contribute to the Arts interdisciplinary programs.

Interested applicants should apply to Dr. Augie Westhaver, Chairperson, Department of Sociology and Criminology, at augie.westhaver@smu.ca. The closing date for applications is September 01 2015. Application packages must consist of the following six items only: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching dossier including evidence of teaching effectiveness and relevant sample syllabi, including those on undergraduate and graduate criminological theory; 4) one example of recent scholarly writing; 5) graduate school transcripts; and 6) the names and contact information for three referees.

In their cover letter, applicants should outline how their academic qualifications, expertise, and lived experience will enrich a) the Department’s teaching needs (particular, though not exclusive, focus should be given to undergraduate and graduate criminological theory); b) the intellectual culture of the Department; and c) the University and wider community.

Applicants should merge their package into one file. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. In the interest of employment equity, all applicants will be given the opportunity to complete a Self Identification Questionnaire on submission of their application.The university is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located close to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. As Canada’s “Ocean Playground”, Nova Scotia is home to over 125 beautiful beaches and the Bay of Fundy with its largest tidal range on earth. Cape Breton Island presents residents with one of the most scenic drives in Canada and holds a place in the top ten best islands in the world for recreation.

 

TENURE TRACK POSITION - SOCIOLOGY

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking a feminist scholar with a substantive research focus on anti-racism and/or decolonization and the ability to contribute to our core teaching needs in qualitative research methods. The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or be ABD) in sociology or a related discipline at the time of their appointment. Lived experience with racialization, colonization, indigeneity, or disability will be considered an asset.

Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents (all applicants should clearly indicate their status as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident). Saint Mary’s University is committed to the principles of employment equity. The appointment will begin on January 01 2016 or July 01 2016.

The Department, with 19 full-time faculty positions and housing a broad range of scholarly interests, offers Bachelor or Arts degrees in Sociology and Criminology and Master of Arts in both Criminology, and Women and Gender Studies. Central to the Department’s work is an emphasis on social change, transformative human agency, and social justice, and a commitment to advancing rigorous and scholarly understandings of how local and global social realities are shaped by unequal power relations.

Saint Mary’s University is committed to serving the local, regional, national, and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. The Faculty of Arts is particularly interested in scholars whose teaching in the Department can also contribute to the Arts interdisciplinary programs.

Interested applicants should apply to Dr. Augie Westhaver, Chairperson, Department of Sociology and Criminology, at augie.westhaver@smu.ca. The closing date for applications is September 01 2015. Application packages must consist of the following six items only: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching dossier including evidence of teaching effectiveness and relevant sample syllabi, including those on qualitative methodology; 4) one example of recent scholarly writing; 5) graduate school transcripts; and 6) the names and contact information for three referees.

In their cover letter, applicants should outline how their academic qualifications, expertise, and lived experience will enrich a) the Department’s teaching needs (particular, though not exclusive, focus should be given to qualitative research methods); b) the intellectual culture of the Department; and c) the University and wider community.

Applicants should merge their package into one file. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. In the interest of employment equity, all applicants will be given the opportunity to complete a Self-identification Questionnaire on submission of their application. The university is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located close to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. As Canada’s “Ocean Playground”, Nova Scotia is home to over 125 beautiful beaches and the Bay of Fundy with its largest tidal range on earth. Cape Breton Island presents residents with one of the most scenic drives in Canada and holds a place in the top ten best islands in the world for recreation.