Feminist Criminology/ Socio-Legal Studies
Department of Sociology and Criminology
Faculty of Arts
The Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Feminist Criminology/Socio-Legal Studies. Position Number: 28100
The appointment will begin on July 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. The Department seeks a Criminology/Socio-Legal Studies scholar with research and teaching specialization related to feminist criminology. In addition to specialized courses related to Feminist Criminology/Socio-Legal Studies, the candidate should be able to teach required introductory-level core courses such as SOC 2510 (Criminology) and/or SOC 2610 (Sociology of Criminal Justice and Corrections). The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, or Socio-Legal Studies by the commencement of the appointment, but applicants in cognate disciplines may be considered. We are seeking a candidate with documented competence in teaching and research, but also one who demonstrates potential for excellence in the same. Duties for this position include research in the candidate’s area of expertise, course development, undergraduate and graduate teaching, graduate supervision, and service within the University and the community. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at Valerie.Williams@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
The Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Manitoba is the third largest department in the Faculty of Arts. Our faculty and students form an active and collegial community committed to excellence in teaching and research. We offer undergraduate programs in Sociology and Criminology and M.A. and Ph.D. programs. Further information concerning the Department and the University may be obtained from http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/departments/sociology/index.html. The successful applicant will be entitled to membership in the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) http://www.umfa.ca/.
In order to expedite the selection process, the following documents should be provided to the Search Committee: 1) a letter of application, 2) a statement of how the applicant’s program of study qualifies her/him/them for the position sought, 3) a brief statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a sample course outline, and evidence of readiness for teaching, 4) a curriculum vitae, 5) three confidential letters of reference to be received directly from the applicant’s referees, and 6) sample of written work. Applications and supporting documents are to be sent by e-mail to:
Chair, Search Committee, Department of Sociology and Criminology, 318 Isbister Building, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
E-mail: Frank.Cormier@umanitoba.ca; Phone: (204) 474-6445.
Deadline for initial review of applications is January 6, 2020. If necessary, the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Application materials, including letters of reference will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.