Justice Studies – Open Rank Professor (Police Studies)

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University of Regina

Location: Saskatchewan
Date posted: 2021-09-14
Advertised until: 2021-10-15

The Department of Justice Studies is seeking applications to fill a tenure-track, open rank position in our Police Studies Program. The anticipated date of commencement is January 1, 2022.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a record of or potential for scholarly research, teaching excellence, the ability to work with diverse student populations, and have a PhD in hand or near completion at the time of appointment.  Candidates should be prepared to teach courses in community-based policing and our introductory policing class (policing in a democratic society). Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated interest in decolonization and First Nations policing. Work experience with a police service organization, either civilian or as a sworn member, is considered an asset.

A demonstrated commitment to the three academic pillars of teaching, research and service excellence, along with strong communication skills and collegiality is required. As a member of our department, the successful candidate will be expected to actively participate in department, faculty, and university level service consistent with their appointed rank. Candidates are asked to identify their previous teaching experience, participation in service activities, and their current and future research interests. Familiarity with on-line/blended course development and delivery will be considered an asset. Experience working with Indigenous and other diverse populations as well as in decolonizing course content will reflect a well-rounded candidate for the position.

The Department of Justice Studies is home to two distinct, but related programs – a Bachelor of Human Justice, and a Bachelor of Arts in Police Studies. Our department currently has approximately 350 undergraduate majors; 120 of these students are Police Studies majors. Faculty in the department draw upon multiple disciplines including anthropology, criminology, interdisciplinary studies, law, social work, and sociology in their instructional practices and research. Our courses reflect a broad understanding of justice that includes criminal, legal, social and restorative perspectives. The department has a longstanding social justice orientation. For information on our programs, please refer to www.uregina.ca/arts/justice-studies/. For more information on the Faculty of Arts, please refer to https://www.uregina.ca/arts/.

Applications will be reviewed when received and the position will remain open until filled. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their materials promptly. Per instructions posted at www.uregina.ca/hr/careers, applicants must electronically submit a cover letter that clearly articulates the candidate’s teaching, research, and service experience; a current curriculum vitae; a teaching portfolio including a teaching philosophy, a list of courses previously taught, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and sample course materials; and unofficial transcripts. Applicants must also include the names and contact information of three referees.

Those candidates contacted for an interview will be asked to have original transcripts and letters of reference sent directly to: Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, S4S 0A2, or by email to: [email protected].

Academic enquiries may be addressed to: Dr. Stuart Wilson, Head, [email protected].

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

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