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Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Simon Fraser University

  • Feb. 8, 2017
  • Feb. 28, 2017
  • January 1, 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Criminology/Criminal Justice
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The School of Criminology is inviting applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, starting September 1, 2017 or January 1, 2018.

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track.

DUTIES: To undertake research, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the School of Criminology. The area of specialization is open.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in Criminology or related field, or a J.D./LL.B., in addition to a LLM or doctorate in law, completed by the employment start date, is expected. The area of specialization is open. All applicants must have a strong publication record, and demonstrated potential to develop a strong research program within their area of specialization.

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 the principle of equity in employment and offers equal opportunities to qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples and persons with disabilities.

This is an entry-level position (Assistant Professor). Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding and final approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians 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 February 28, 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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Contact Information

  • Jeni Koumoutsakis
    School of Criminology
    Simon Fraser University
    8888 University Drive
    Saywell Hall 10125
    Burnaby, BC V5A1S6
  • 778-782-4305
  • 778-782-4140


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