Part-Time Position in Criminology & Criminal Justice

Published: Thursday, Nov 22, 2012

St. Thomas University invites applications for an instructor to teach the following course in Fredericton from January to April 2013:

Semester 2:
CRIM 2123B Criminal Law, T, 7:00 PM – 9:50 PM
This course provides an introduction to criminal law - what it is, how it came into being, and the various elements of offences and forms of defence within Canada's criminal law system. Possible topics include: sources of criminal law in Canada; duty to act; voluntariness; negligent homicide; causation; strict and absolute liability; attempts; and a variety of criminal defences, including mental disorder, mistake of fact, consent, provocation, and necessity. (Maximum enrolment: 60).

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution whose roots are in the faith and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. With a full-time enrolment of 2,500, its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds four Canada Research Chairs.

A PhD, or imminent completion is preferred; a master’s degree is required. Each applicant is to submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Chris McCormick, Acting Chair, Criminology & Criminal Justice Department, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB E3B 5G3.

Closing date: December 14, 2012, or when position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. The university welcomes applications from all faiths and backgrounds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.