Assistant Professor in Justice Studies (Tenure-Track) View
University of Regina
Regina, SK
Special Instructions to Applicants Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants interested in this opportunity should submit the following materials via the online Human Resources portal

1. A cover letter clearly articulating the candidate's teaching, research, service experience, and ability to work with a diverse student population as pertains to the job ad;
2. A current Curriculum Vitae;
3. A teaching philosophy, a list of previous courses taught, and evidence of teaching effectiveness;
4. The names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three references, (please note: if successfully short-listed for an interview, letters of reference will need to be forwarded);
5. Copies of transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (please note: if successfully short-listed for an interview, official transcripts sent directly from the post-secondary institutions will be required).

The application materials should be addressed to: Dr. Rick Kleer, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Classroom Building, Room 426, University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK, S4S 0A2 or email

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants representing designated diversity groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application.
(Faculty and Sessional postings only) For further information, please contact: Dr. Rick Ruddell - Department of Justice Studies,, (306) 337-8541.
CUPE Information (CUPE postings only)
Department/Unit Arts-Justice Studies
Employee Group URFA
Category Academic
Position Title Assistant Professor in Justice Studies (Tenure-Track)
Salary Range As per URFA Collective Agreement
Status Permanent
Duration (if term)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Part-Time %

Work Hours:
Pay Grade Faculty Assistant Professor
Position Summary The Department of Justice Studies is seeking applications to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The candidate will teach courses primarily at the undergraduate level, including at least one section of JS 100 - Introduction to Justice, with the possibility of teaching graduate courses and supervising graduate students.

The anticipated date of commencement is 1 July 2019.

The University of Regina's main campus and historic College Avenue Campus, covering 930 acres in Wascana Centre, one of the largest urban parks in North America, provides an attractive study and work environment for our students, faculty, and staff. Given the location of the University's main campus on Treaty 4, First Nation territory, recognition of our national and provincial past is reflected in the University's desire for inclusiveness, diversity and Indigenization.

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. At the graduate level, we offer two Master of Arts programs: Justice Studies and Police Studies. Our department currently has approximately 350 undergraduate majors and 10 graduate students. 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

A strategic goal of the University is a commitment to justice-related research and programs. The department has ties with the justice community locally, provincially, and nationally. As a result, opportunities to continue and expand one's academic and professional careers are possible
Requirements The successful candidate will have a PhD, or ABD with a firm completion date, in the social sciences at the time of appointment and demonstrate a record of or potential for scholarly research, teaching excellence, and the ability to work with diverse student populations. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in one or more of the following areas: corrections, policing, youth justice, and human rights.

A demonstrated commitment to teaching and research excellence 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. This includes possessing strong communication skills and the ability to work as a member of a team. Candidates are asked to identify their previous teaching experience, participation in service activities, and their current research interests. Familiarity with on-line/blended course development/delivery will be considered an asset. Experience working with First Nations and other diverse populations as well as in Indigenizing course content, will reflect a well-rounded candidate for the position.
Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Teaching Philosophy
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
Unofficial Transcript(s)
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Reference Contact Info
Posting Date 01-11-2019
Closing Date Open Until Filled
Diversity Statement The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.
Competition Number 20190068