Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Socio-Legal Studies Job at Ryerson

 [We share the following job posting.]

The Department of Criminology at Ryerson University (Toronto, Canada) welcomes applications for a tenured or tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor effective 1 July 2021.

 Preference will be given to candidates who have both research expertise and lived experience in the realities of colonialism, systemic racism, or other forms of discrimination. The area of focus is Socio-Legal Studies,  which may include, but is not limited to, research with communities disproportionately impacted by policing and state violence; the over-representation of Black and Indigenous peoples in criminal justice and carceral systems; the ongoing effects of settler colonialism and racial capitalism; the role of Islamophobia, anti-Asian, and anti-Latinx racism in various socio-legal contexts; and activist, policy, and legislative responses to these issues within Canada or at international levels.

 Ryerson Criminology is an interdisciplinary department with faculty backgrounds in sociology, history, women’s studies, law, political science, geography, social and political thought, and criminology.

 Applications must be submitted on Ryerson’s ‘Faculty Recruitment Portal’ by the end of day on Monday November 16, 2020.

 More information is available here.

 Here is the Ryerson Criminology website.

--Mitra Sharafi