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Course Instructor: CC/PD426BR5 Qualitative Methodologies in Criminology

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Author ahnationtalk
Date January 8, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Brantford, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8604
Position Title : Course Instructor: CC/PD426BR5 Qualitative Methodologies in Criminology
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Department : Criminology
Term : May 7 – July 31, 2018
Days/Times : Thursdays, 1:00 – 3:50 p.m.
Campus : Brantford
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3 / 36
Anticipated Class Size : 30
Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary : This course examines qualitative research methodologies in Criminology. It is designed to introduce students to epistemological issues that distinguish qualitative from quantitative methodologies and to provide an overview of dimensions of qualitative research methodologies, including research ethics, grounded theorizing, sampling, data collection techniques, and qualitative analysis. The course will assist in the development of the necessary critical thinking skills for critiquing and evaluating existing research on crime and deviance. Topics may include interviews, participant observation, interpretive research, ethnomethodology, historical research, discourse analysis, and feminist methodologies.

Qualifications – Required : Master’s Degree
Qualifications – Other : MA and significant work experience in a field directly related to course content. A background in interdisciplinary study and/or research is an asset, as is prior teaching experience.
Salary : Undergraduate Stipend $8,000.00
Application Deadline : January 21, 2018
Submit with Application :
  • CV (required)
  • Cover Letter (required only for external applicants; optional for internal applicants)
  • Letters of Reference (required only for external applicants)
  • Teaching Dossier (optional)

*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.

To Apply : Address Applications to:

Dr. Stacey Hannem

c/o Nicole Zarazua

*Please indicate in the subject line the Course Number and Posting ID number.

Questions can be directed to Nicole at 519-756-8228 x5623, or by e-mail to

ALL applicants shall apply electronically.

This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.

Posted on : January 5, 2018
Posting Ends : January 21, 2018
Please Note :
For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5.1 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity. To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact Megan Chipman,

If you are an external applicant and wish to view the hiring assessment criteria, please contact Nicole Zarazua (

All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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