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UQAM - DÉPARTEMENT DES SCIENCES JURIDIQUES

Thu, 2018-09-27 23:03 -- manager

UNIVERSITÉ DU QUÉBEC À MONTRÉAL

DÉPARTEMENT DES SCIENCES JURIDIQUES 

POSTE DE PROFESSEURE, PROFESSEUR EN DROIT DE LA CONSOMMATION 

L’UQAM recherche des candidates et candidats qualifiés afin de renouveler son corps professoral et assurer un développement de qualité dans tous les domaines d’activités. 

Le Département des sciences juridiques recherche une candidate, un candidat qui a une capacité démontrée d'enseignement, de réflexion critique et de recherche en droit de la consommation. Une ouverture au droit comparé et au droit international de la protection du consommateur constituera un avantage important. Elle, il devra aussi avoir une compétence pertinente dans l’enseignement du droit applicable au Canada et au Québec. 

SOMMAIRE DE LA FONCTION : 

  • Enseignement et encadrement aux niveaux du baccalauréat, de la maîtrise et du doctorat en droit. L’enseignement portera sur le droit de la consommation et des disciplines connexes 
  • Recherche dans le domaine de la protection du consommateur 
  • Services à la collectivité 
  • La candidate ou le candidat aura également à assurer le développement des activités de recherche et de services à la collectivité du Groupe de recherche en droit comparé et international de la consommation (GREDICC) de la Faculté de science politique et de droit de l’UQAM. Elle, il en assurera la direction 

EXIGENCES : 

  • Doctorat dans la discipline (seront aussi considérées les candidatures dont le doctorat est en phase d’achèvement) 
  • Expérience d'enseignement 
  • Capacité démontrée d'enseignement, de réflexion critique et de recherche en droit de la consommation 
  • Présentation d’un programme de recherche 
  • Intérêt dans le développement d’un laboratoire de recherche et dans l’animation des réseaux de chercheurs nationaux et étrangers 
  • Maîtrise du français tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit 

DATE D'ENTRÉE EN FONCTION : 1er JUIN 2019

TRAITEMENT : Selon la convention collective UQAM-SPUQ  

L’Université du Québec à Montréal souscrit à un programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi. De ce fait, elle invite les femmes, les autochtones, les membres des minorités visibles, des minorités ethniques et les personnes en situation de handicap qui répondent aux exigences du poste à soumettre leur candidature. Nous encourageons les personnes qui s’identifient à l’un ou l’autre de ces groupes à remplir le Questionnaire d’identification à la présente adresse et à le joindre à leur dossier de candidature : www.rhu.uqam.ca/visiteurs/egalite/QuestionnaireAccesEgalite.pdf

Nous encourageons toutes les candidates, tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler; la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux Canadiennes, Canadiens ainsi qu’aux résidentes, résidents permanents. 

Les personnes intéressées sont priées de faire parvenir un curriculum vitae en français, détaillé, daté et signé, incluant trois lettres de recommandation ainsi qu'une copie d’un article, chapitre de livre ou autre texte représentatif de leurs travaux AVANT LE 9 OCTOBRE 2018, 17 h à : 

Comité de sélection 

a/s Madame Louise Viau, secrétaire de direction 

Département des sciences juridiques 

Université du Québec à Montréal 

C.P. 8888, Succursale Centre-ville 

Montréal (Québec) H3C 3P8 Canada

 

Téléphone : 514 987-3000 poste 6966 

Télécopieur : 514-987-4784 

Courriel : viau.louise@uqam.ca

Site internet : http://www.juris.uqam.ca

 

Tenure-track appointment, Criminology and Law & Society, University of Toronto Mississauga

Mon, 2018-08-20 17:01 -- manager

Criminology and Law & Society - 1803422

The Department of Sociology at University of Toronto Mississauga within the University of Toronto invites applications for one (1) full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the areas of Criminology and Law & Society. The appointment will begin July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Sociology, Criminology, Law & Society or a closely related field by the date of the appointment or shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative, independent, impactful research and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program with a primary focus on criminology and law & society. The successful candidate will also contribute to developing and implementing innovative teaching programs for our highly diverse student body.

Candidates must have a record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals or a publication pipeline that is at high international levels, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, a demonstrated capacity to attract external research funding, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, letters of reference and the teaching dossier, including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and sample course materials, submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate must demonstrate that they have a proven record of activities that contribute to equity and diversity with respect to indigeneity, gender, sexuality, (dis)ability, race, and ethnicity among others, addressing this in their letter of application.

The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate program at the University of Toronto Mississauga, contributing primarily to our Criminology, Law & Society program. They will also be a member of the Graduate Department of Sociology, University of Toronto and will teach and supervise students in the tri-campus graduate program housed at the St. George (downtown) campus. Additional information on the Department can be obtained at www.utm.utoronto.ca/sociology (for undergraduate studies), and www.sociology.utoronto.ca (for graduate studies).

The successful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. The University of Toronto offers a wide range of opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching, the excitement of working with a highly diverse student population and actively encourages innovative scholarship, including, for example, community-based research and activities that contribute to wider knowledge transfer. The Greater Toronto Area offers amazing cultural and demographic diversity and one of the highest standards of living in the world.

Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

To be considered for this position, all application materials must be submitted by clicking this link . Applicants should include 1) a letter of application describing their research

agenda and contributions to equity and diversity, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and sample course materials). They should also request three (3) confidential signed letters of reference on letterhead to be sent directly to Ms. Diana Becevello, socadmin.utm@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be received by October 9, 2018, 11:59PM EST.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Please submit attachments in PDF format only and label each file accordingly as cover letter, CV, or teaching dossier. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Ms. Diana Becevello, socadmin.utm@utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Allard School of Law, UBC - Positions Available

Sat, 2018-08-11 11:12 -- manager

The Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia seeks to fill these positions: Professorship in Business Law (Assistant or Associate level); Professorship in Law and Corporate Social Responsibility (Assistant); and professor (any level) in any area(s) of Chinese law.

For information, please see their website

If you have any questions about these positions, please feel free to contact Prof. Margot Young, Secretary Appointments Committee,  at appointments@allard.ubc.ca.

We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

 

Health Research Chair in the Social Impact of Cannabis / Marijuana Use, St. Thomas University, Fredericton

Mon, 2018-08-06 22:29 -- manager

St. Thomas University invites applications for its newly established Health Research Chair in the Social Impact of Cannabis/Marijuana Use. Scholars working in fields such as health, addiction, public policy, drug legalization, and youth mental health who have established or emerging research agendas focusing on cannabis use or impact are particularly encouraged to apply. This tenure-track/tenured appointment (at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) will begin no later than July 1st 2019.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,900 students. Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees.

This tenure-track/tenured position will be housed in either the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice or the Department of Sociology. The first five years of this position will be funded through the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation’s (NBHRF) Research Chair program. During this period, the successful candidate will benefit from a substantially reduced teaching load and have access to a generous fund to support their program of research.

The successful candidate for the Research Chair will have: a Ph.D. in Criminology, Sociology, or a related discipline, with research interests related to the social impact of cannabis use; a strong research track-record; and a strong record of, and commitment to, undergraduate teaching.

Completed applications must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a research portfolio including a (maximum 1000-word) research plan for the 5-year duration of the chair, and a teaching dossier. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Kim Fenwick, Vice-President (Academic & Research), St. Thomas University, 51 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to vpacademic@stu.ca.

Closing Date: September 30, 2018 or when the 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 persons, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Sessional postings - Fall 2018 - University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa

Mon, 2018-08-06 22:13 -- manager

UOIT in Oshawa, Ontario has six available external sessional postings for teaching in the fall term:

 

  • Private Law
  • Legal Research Methods
  • Family Law
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Censorship and Freedom of Expression
  • Cultural Studies of Law
  • Law and Social Change

 

To find out how to apply, please go to http://hr.uoit.ca/working_at_uoit/careers/career-opportunities-postings/external-career-opportunities.php. Please contact Rachel.Ariss@uoit.ca if you have any questions. We will begin considering applicants immediately.

Chair in Constitutional Governance, Trinity College Dublin - now recruiting

Fri, 2018-03-23 00:42 -- manager

The Law School in Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin is seeking to enhance its existing research strength in the area of international and comparative constitutional governance. To this end, the School is creating a Chair in Constitutional Governance (full professorship) and invites applications from suitably qualified candidates working in fields that focus on issues of constitutional governance, including comparative public law, constitutional law, administrative law, the constitutional law of the European Union, and public international law.

For more information, please visit their websitehttp://www.tcd.ie/law/news-events/chair-constitutional-governance.

Dean Centre for Justice & Human Services Lethbridge College

Wed, 2018-01-03 12:20 -- manager

 

DEAN, CENTRE FOR JUSTICE AND HUMAN SERVICES

Lethbridge College is a dynamic, innovative and progressive post-secondary institution with a vision clearly focused on becoming a college of distinction, providing our learners and those we serve with world-class education, cultural richness and innovative solutions to world issues. The College has played an integral role in southern Alberta since 1957, and while proud of its heritage, the College is equally excited to achieve its vision of leading and transforming education in Alberta through the strategies of academic transformation, collaborative partnerships, resource innovation and people development. The Centre for Justice and Human Services serves to prepare students for meaningful, challenging and rewarding careers that make a difference and improve the lives of children, youth, families and communities every day. The Centre is comprised of the Schools of Justice Studies and Human Services and offers students flexible pathways in certificate, diploma and applied bachelors programs. As a senior academic administrator reporting to the Vice President Academic, the Dean will champion academic innovation, teaching and learning and applied research within the Centre and ensure high quality learning experiences and operational effectiveness. The Dean is a member of the Dean’s Council (DC), and the College Leadership Council (CLC) and provides strong administrative direction and leadership. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to the field of education and the status and authority required to contribute to the overall leadership of the College. Highly developed communication skills and experience building effective and successful relationships with a diverse array of constituents are necessary. A Master’s degree in a related discipline and a strong understanding of and appreciation for the diversity of programming within the Centre is essential. Lethbridge College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration. To explore this exciting opportunity further, please contact Khaleeda Jamal or Cameron Geldart at (604) 926-0005 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names of three referees, in strictest confidence, to khaleeda@thegeldartgroup.com.

Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC - Assistant or Associate Professor Appointments

Thu, 2017-11-23 20:19 -- admin

The Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia is seeking to hire candidates at the assistant or associate professor level, to start July 1, 2018. The deadline for applications is December 15. The job ad is attached and is also available here: 

http://www.allard.ubc.ca/sites/www.allard.ubc.ca/files/uploads/careers/j...

Bourse de recherche aux études supérieures en droit sur l’accès à la justice en droit de la consommation

Tue, 2017-11-14 16:07 -- manager
Université d’Ottawa | University of Ottawa
 
Bourse de recherche aux études supérieures en droit sur l’accès à la justice en droit de la
consommation
 
Un financement d'un an est offert à un-e étudiant-e désirant poursuivre des études supérieures en droit à
l’Université d’Ottawa sous la direction de la professeure Julie Paquin, dans le cadre d'un projet de recherche dirigé
par la professeure Emmanuelle Bernheim intitulé Cartographier la non-utilisation du droit pour l'accès à la justice.
Attributions :
• participer à la réalisation du volet du projet susmentionné portant sur la résolution des différends en
matière de droit de la consommation (à raison de 8 heures par semaine)
• conduire des recherches menant à la rédaction d’un mémoire de maitrise ou d’une thèse de doctorat sur un
sujet connexe.
Exigences:
• être inscrit à temps plein dans les programmes de LLM (avec thèse) ou de doctorat de la faculté de droit de
l’Université d’Ottawa en 2018-2019
• détenir un diplôme de premier cycle en droit
• avoir une très bonne maitrise du français (oral et écrit)
• être citoyen canadien ou résident permanent du Canada
• démontrer un très bon rendement au plan académique, des aptitudes pour la recherche et un intérêt pour
les domaines du règlement des différends et de l’accès à la justice. Une expérience préalable en matière de
collecte et d'analyse de données est un atout
• prévoir poursuivre des études supérieures sur un sujet lié à l’accès à la justice en matière civile ou
administrative
Durée: 12 mois à partir de septembre 2018, avec une possibilité de renouvellement ou d’assistanat de recherche
après la première année.
Rémunération:
• LLM (avec thèse): 17 500 $
• Doctorat: 20 000 $
Les candidats ayant une moyenne cumulative supérieure à 8.0 pourront également se prévaloir du programme de
bourses d'admission de l'Université d'Ottawa.
Comment poser sa candidature :
Envoyer à la professeure Julie Paquin (julie.paquin@uottawa.ca) les documents suivants :
• un CV et une lettre de présentation indiquant de quelle manière la candidature répond aux exigences
• un énoncé (250 mots) de la recherche qu’ils envisagent d'entreprendre au cours de leurs études
supérieures
• un échantillon de texte
• un relevé de notes non officiel
• le nom de deux répondants.
Date limite : le 1er février 2018.
Il incombe aux candidats de faire les démarches requises pour leur admission à l’Université d’Ottawa pour l’année
2018-2019. Pour toute question relative à l'admission, prière de communiquer avec le Bureau des études supérieures
de la Faculté de droit (llmphd.uottawa.ca).

Job Opportunity University of Victoria Dean Faculty of Law

Sat, 2017-11-11 14:40 -- manager

Dean, Faculty of Law

University of Victoria

 

The University of Victoria acknowledges and respects the Lkwungen-speaking peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day. 

The University of Victoria (www.uvic.ca) is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading research universities, demonstrating extraordinary depth of excellence across a wide array of graduate and undergraduate programs. The University’s 26,000 students, faculty and staff contribute to and benefit from the UVic Edge – the potent fusion of dynamic learning, and research with vital impact in an extraordinary academic environment. A welcoming and increasingly diverse university community with a collegial leadership culture, UVic tackles issues that matter to people, places and the planet. Its vibrant Pacific Rim location inspires new ways of thinking and action in a community rich with Indigenous and international perspectives, while its size and culture nurture personal connections on campus and beyond.

Since our founding in the mid-1970s, the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria has sought to make a unique contribution to legal education in Canada, striving for innovation in the classroom, creativity and leadership in research, with due attention to the needs of Canada’s most marginalized communities.  Home to some of Canada’s most transformative and dynamic thinkers, the Faculty of Law has created a vibrant learning environment based on a commitment to social justice, humane professionalism and civic responsibility, and critical interdisciplinary policy-oriented research and teaching.  Dedicated to providing students with the skills, knowledge and judgment they will need to embark on diverse careers, UVic Law offers a rich curriculum that includes the only common-law co-operative legal education program in Canada and a diversity of experiential education opportunities.

Reporting to the Vice-President Academic and Provost, the new Dean of the Faculty of Law will be a distinguished academic with a passion for excellence in research and teaching. Candidates will possess a demonstrated record of achievement in academic administration, communication, collaborative leadership and a willingness to engage in robust fundraising and alumni relations. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to guide a collegial, innovative and diverse Faculty, and play a key role in the advancement of a unique, trans-systemic degree program in Canadian and Indigenous legal orders.  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to play a leadership role in one of Canada's most innovative universities. 

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. 

Should you want to learn more please call Maureen Geldart or Danielle Conn of The Geldart Group at (604) 926-0005 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names of three referees, in confidence, to danielle@thegeldartgroup.com

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