CC290 OC3: Theories of Crime I

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CC290 OC3: Theories of Crime I

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Author pmnationtalk
Date October 20, 2021
Deadline November 03, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $5184 - Annual
Location Other, CA
Category Human Resources
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Date: Oct 19, 2021
Location: Other, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Human & Social Sciences
Department: N/A
Campus: Other
Employee Group: WLUFA
Requisition ID: 2785

Position Title: CC290 OC3: Theories of Crime I

Term: Winter 2022 (January 4 – April 4, 2022)

Hours per week/Hours Total: 3 per week/36 total

Anticipated Class Size: 100

Additional Course Requirements: None

Posted on: October 19, 2021

Posting ends: November 3, 2021

Position Summary:

An introduction to the sociological tradition of crime and deviance theory from the late 18th century (Classical School) to approximately the 1960s (emergency of labeling theory). Schools of thought to be covered include Classical Criminology, positivism, the Chicago School, subcultural theories, differential association and learning theories, Anomie and strain, control theories, and symbolic interaction/labeling.

Qualifications – Required: Master’s Degree

Qualifications – Discipline: MA in Criminology or Sociology. Work experience in the field is an asset, as is prior teaching experience. (Med/EdD will not be considered to meet the minimum educational requirement)

Salary: $5184

Application Deadline: November 3, 2021

Submit with Application:

Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)

Required for External Applicants

  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching


  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended that applicants include this verification with their application.

*External candidates should be able to relay (in their cover letter) how their work and academic experience enhances their ability to teach the course for which they have applied

Applications may be addressed to:

Stacey Hannam
Department of Criminology
Wilfrid Laurier University

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This appointment is in accordance with the Contract Teaching Faculty and Part-time Librarians Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.  All applicants are assessed using both the “Appendix H: Assessment of CTF Candidates under 13.6.1” in the collective agreement and the program specific rubric. Candidates should review these documents and ensure the information required is easily accessible in the application. 

Please Note:

For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Contract Teaching Faculty (CTF) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

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