Date: Oct 19, 2021
Location: Other, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Human & Social Sciences
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
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)
Application Deadline: November 3, 2021
Submit with Application:
Required for All Applicants
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:
Department of Criminology
Wilfrid Laurier University
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