Job Postings

Goldcorp Research and Innovation Chair in Natural Resources and Energy Law -

Thu, 2014-03-20 20:05 -- manager
The Faculty of Law at Université Laval has opened a position as a regular professor of natural resources and energy law.
 
The person hired will become the holder of the new Goldcorp Research and Innovation Chair in Natural Resources and Energy Law.
 
DUTIES:
- manage the activities of the Goldcorp Research and Innovation Chair in Natural Resources and Energy Law;
- teach and supervise students at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral levels in programs offered by the faculty or with which the faculty is associated;
- teach in the field of specialization and possibly in other fields;
- draw up a research program in the field of specialization;
- publish in the field of specialization and possibly in other fields;
- participate in the faculty’s university-related and administrative activities.
 
SELECTION CRITERIA:
Applicants must have a doctorate in law or another relevant field, or the equivalent of a doctorate in law*. Applications from current doctoral candidates will also be considered. Besides peer-reviewed publications, the following will be taken into account:
- teaching experience;
- research project quality;
- the ability to consider the teaching and study of law from a range of viewpoints;
- versatility.
 
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: November 1, 2014
 
APPLICATIONS:
All applications must include:
- the applicant’s detailed curriculum vitæ;
- a ten-page presentation of the scientific activities that the applicant plans to undertake during the first five-year period as Professor at the Faculty and holder of the Research Chair;
- where applicable, a copy of the applicant’s thesis or the chapters currently completed;
- a copy of the applicant’s most significant publications, in digital format if possible;
- two letters of recommendation sent directly to the Dean’s office.
 
Applicants are asked to submit their application before 4 p.m. on June 9, 2014 to:
 
Eugénie Brouillet
Dean
Faculté de droit
Pavillon Charles-De Koninck
1030, avenue des Sciences-Humaines
Local 5109
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6

Dean, Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University

Wed, 2014-01-22 12:19 -- manager

 

DEAN, FACULTY OF LAW

Thompson Rivers University

 

This is an exciting time in the continuing development of Thompson Rivers University (TRU). The University is a member of the Research Universities’ Council of British Columbia, and the integration of research, creative practice, and innovation into teaching and learning in over 40 degree options and 50 diploma and certificate programs is a priority. With Masters degree programs in Business Administration, Education, and Environmental Science, TRU continues to build strength in a number of research areas.  Currently TRU has an on-campus student population of approximately 13,000 and enrolls a further 11,000 students in open and distance education with courses and programs through its Open Learning division. The campus is now home to award-winning architecture and a vibrant, culturally diverse student population.   

 

Leading the Faculty of Law is a unique opportunity to shape Canadian legal education for the twenty-first century. The Faculty was founded in 2010 as the first new law faculty in Canada in over 33 years. Situated in the traditional territories of the Secwepemc people (the Shuswap) and the largest territory in BC, the Faculty of Law is committed to access to justice for communities in the BC interior. With a dynamic group of faculty, this ambitious law school is dedicated to excellence in research and innovative legal education. The Faculty has reached an enrolment of 250 students and will graduate its first JD cohort in 2014. For more information about the Faculty of Law please visit www.tru.ca/law/.

 

The Dean of Law is responsible to the Provost & Vice-President Academic for the supervision and administration of all activities of the Faculty. As an outstanding legal scholar or practitioner, you will continue to expand on the Faculty’s priorities. You will be active in raising the profile of the Faculty of Law and increasing support for students. You will have experience as an inspirational leader, communicator and mentor. You will be strategic and entrepreneurial, and understand the significant challenges forthcoming in legal education.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to live in Kamloops, a beautiful and friendly community with spectacular outdoor recreational opportunities, and to make a mark on a university that is evolving and growing.  

 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, TRU encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities.  Applicants are invited to identify themselves if they belong to any of the four designated groups.

 

Should you want to learn more about this unique leadership opportunity, please call Natasha Knight or Maureen Geldart at (604) 926-0005 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names of three referees in confidence to Natasha@thegeldartgroup.com.  

 

Tenure-track position, Legal Studies, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Tue, 2013-12-17 16:40 -- manager

The Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology is accepting applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the field of Legal Studies, commencing July 1, 2014 (pending budgetary approval). At the time of appointment, the successful applicant will have completed a PhD in any area pertaining to Legal Studies, such as Law and Society, Law and Justice, Legal History, Legal Theory, and Cultural Studies of Law. Candidates should have an active research agenda in any area related to Legal Studies.  We are interested in a candidate who can contribute to the growth and maturation of the Faculty's Legal Studies program. The Legal Studies program was founded in 2008, and is an interdisciplinary undergraduate B.A. program. Students can elect to concentrate on alternative dispute resolution, human rights, or information law, or remain in the comprehensive stream. The program as a whole emphasizes critical perspectives on law, law and social justice, law and diversity, and interdisciplinary approaches to law. Applicants with innovative areas of research are encouraged to apply.

For more information see http://hr.uoit.ca/working_at_uoit/career-opportunities/academic/index.php, Position 13-432.

Closes February 1, 2014 or until the position is filled.

Tenure Track Position, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, St Thomas University

Fri, 2013-12-13 15:36 -- manager
Tenure-Track Position in the Department of Criminology
 
The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at St. Thomas University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2014.
 
St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 2,300. 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.
 
The Department of Criminology has several programs, a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Applied Arts, a Certificate program, an Honours program, and also hosts an Endowed Chair. The Department faculty are multidisciplinary, with backgrounds in Sociology, Education, Psychology, History, Criminology, and Law. Areas of expertise are open, but the Department is seeking applicants who can identify and align their expertise within one or more of its course streams: Cultural Studies, Criminal Justice Studies, Law and Society Studies, Child and Youth Studies, Police and Security Studies, and Theoretical and Methodological Studies. Fuller descriptions of the streams and the courses within them can be found in the University Calendar: http://w3.stu.ca/stu/academic/departments/criminology/default.aspx
 
The successful candidate will hold a PhD or near completion relevant to the Department’s course streams, and possess a research and publication record in their area. Applicants will have proven successful experience and potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Duties include teaching advanced undergraduate courses in the specialized areas of the candidate, and the ability to teach core courses such as Introductory, Theory, and/or Methods is an asset. Overall, we seek an excellent candidate who will complement existing interests and strengths within the Department.
 
Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Chris McCormick, Acting Chair, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5G3. Electronic submissions may be sent to: mccormic@stu.ca.
 
Closing date: February 15, 2014, or until 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 peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Two Year Sessional Assistant Professor Position, Law & Society Program, York University

Mon, 2013-12-09 16:19 -- manager

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

 

Department of Social Science

 

The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University invites applications from qualified candidates for a two-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in the Law & Society program. The successful candidate must hold a PhD in a relevant field of the social sciences, law or the humanities; show promise of excellence in socio-legal research and publication in the field of Law and Society; and demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence and versatility in undergraduate, interdisciplinary teaching. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach courses in at least two of the following areas: socio-legal theory; law and governance; law and medicine; law and culture; disability and the law; social diversity and law; legal history; and legal narrative. The appointment carries a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent.

 

Applicants should submit, in hard copy, a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly. Please include summaries of teaching evaluations and a sample of a recent publication in your application package.  Apply to: Professor Kimberley White, Chair, Department of Social Science, South 754 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. The deadline for applications is February 14, 2014.

 

 

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416.736.5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. For contractually limited appointments, temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

 

Associate Executive Director: Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies

Tue, 2013-12-03 12:20 -- manager

 

The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS)

is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and resourceful

Associate Executive Director

 

CAEFS is a national association of community-based charitable societies that work with marginalized, victimized, criminalized and institutionalized women and girls. 

 

The qualifications of the successful candidate will include:

  • Post secondary education in the Social Sciences or equivalent experience and/or training – LL.B. or J.D. an asset;
  • Proven management experience in personnel, finance and administration;
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a volunteer board and committees, as well as with groups in the public and private sector and the community;
  • Knowledge of women's issues and demonstrated commitment to women’s equality initiatives;
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system, the legislative process and relevant government and private agencies;
  • Demonstrated fund raising abilities;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, in both French and English;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently;
  • Availability to travel and work on weekends.

 

The successful candidate will work with the current Executive Director for a period of time, with a view to assuming the position of the Executive Director.

 

If this sounds like your dream job, please submit your application by December 10, 2013

(including salary expectations) to:

 

CAEFS Hiring Committee

#701 – 151 Slater Street

Ottawa, ON

K1P 5H3

Email:  caefs@web.ca

 

 

Job Posting: Assistant Professor -Cites and Innovation, Munk School, University of Toronto

Thu, 2013-11-14 16:10 -- manager

Assistant Professor – Cities and Innovation

Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Closing date: January 10, 2014

The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Comparative Political Economy of Cities and Innovation. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2014.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a field related to Global Affairs. Applicants must have innovative research programs and teaching interests with a broad understanding of the comparative political economy of growth and innovation. The School is especially interested in those candidates whose work relates to how cities and other sub-national units develop innovation-based growth policies, and their implications for growth and equity. The candidate ideally would have demonstrated ability to lead fieldwork globally, and possess in-depth knowledge on the innovation and growth process of more than one region. Familiarity with, and research interests in, the distributive consequences of innovation are encouraged as well.

Applicants must have excellent theoretical knowledge of the core literature in their disciplines as well as superior research and teaching abilities. The successful candidate will be fully appointed in the professional Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program at the Munk School, and will be expected to contribute to the core teaching needs of the program. The Masters of Global Affairs degree at the Munk School is an exciting, new professional graduate degree designed to equip students with knowledge and skills for careers in government and international institutions, the private sector, and NGOs.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at:  http://uoft.me/academicopportunities Job# 1301625.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and a writing sample. If you have questions about this position, please contact munkschool.director@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10MB) per candidate profile.  Please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters, at least one of which should comment on the candidate’s teaching, directly to the department via email to the attention of Professor Janice Stein, Director, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, at munkschool.director@utoronto.ca by the closing date, January 10, 2014.

For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs please visit us at: www.munkschool.utoronto.ca .

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. 

Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice (Tier 2), York University

Mon, 2013-11-11 17:47 -- manager

 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice (Tier 2)

Osgoode Hall Law School and the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University seek to recruit and nominate a Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice (Tier 2). The successful candidate will be cross-appointed between the two Faculties.
 
In making this appointment, we are seeking to further enrich the two Faculties’ strengths in the study of environmental justice, and Indigenous law and governance, and to deepen our appreciation of the interconnections between these fields of study. The Faculties embrace a broad definition of “environment”, and are open to a plurality of understandings of, and approaches to, the study of Indigenous environmental justice.
 
Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada's largest English-language law school, is committed to setting the standard for excellence in legal education and legal scholarship. Our innovative teaching program fosters a strong foundation in legal reasoning, diverse perspectives on law, and an understanding of law's transformative role in promoting a just society. Osgoode produces original and significant legal scholarship and prepares its graduates for leadership and service within the profession and beyond. Further information about Osgoode Hall Law School can be found at http://www.osgoode.yorku.ca/about/index.html.
 
FES is a unique interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of environment including natural, built and social environments. The Faculty has a strong social and environmental justice orientation, and values applied and action-oriented research. More information about the Faculty of Environmental Studies is available at www.fes.yorku.ca
 
The successful candidate will have an active research agenda demonstrating:
• A critical, interdisciplinary approach;
• Community-engaged , participatory or action-research methods, including a knowledge of and commitment to Indigenous ways of knowing, and the implementation of research principles and protocols that achieve inclusive community participation under conditions that strive for mutual respect and equity; and,
• Intellectual leadership in the study of Indigenous environments, in/justice, Indigenous law and governance, and/or the study of resistance by Indigenous communities to environmental assaults on their territories.
 
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a practice of, and commitment to, establishing genuine and meaningful connections with Indigenous communities; leadership in Indigenous communities or organizations; and/or successful experience engaging in mutually productive research partnerships with Indigenous communities in Canada or elsewhere.
 
According to the terms of the CRC program, Tier 2 nominees should:
• Be excellent emerging world-class researchers who have demonstrated particular research creativity;
• Have demonstrated the potential to become an internationally recognized leader and to achieve international excellence in their fields in the next five to ten years;
• Be proposing an original, innovative research program of high quality; and
• As a chair holder, have the potential to attract excellent trainees, students and future researchers.
 
The successful candidate will be required to work with the Faculties and the Office of the Vice-President Research and Innovation to prepare the formal CRC nomination. The Chair is subject to approval by the CRC program review process. Eligibility criteria and CRC program information can be found at the following website: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca
 
Applicants should be Assistant or Associate Professors, or possess the necessary qualifications to be appointed at these levels. Absent exceptional circumstances, the successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in law or legal studies, environmental studies, political science, geography, or another relevant discipline; and the candidate is expected to have received her/his highest degree no more than ten years prior to nomination for the Chair.
 
The Chair will help strengthen the existing relationship between the two faculties which is already evidenced through cross-listed courses, faculty research collaborations, co-sponsored events, and the joint MES/JD degree program.
 
Both Osgoode and FES are committed to experiential learning. The two faculties are also committed to ensuring that the successful candidate’s contributions to teaching at the University will possess the necessary flexibility to allow for meaningful engagement in the candidate’s home community and/or community of study. This will involve the exploration of opportunities to engage in experiential learning and teaching initiatives, including intensive teaching terms or exchange programs. Candidates should demonstrate excellence and/or the potential of excellence in teaching and the dissemination of their research activities.
In making this appointment, Osgoode and FES are seeking to make progress towards creating a more supportive learning environment for Indigenous students. Preference will be shown for candidates who demonstrate the potential to support and mentor Indigenous students from both faculties.
 
This position, subject to final budgetary approval, will commence July 1, 2014.
 
Interested individuals should send an application that includes a c.v., cover letter, graduate and/or law transcripts, three letters of reference, copies of relevant publications, and a statement of teaching philosophy (including a note about how the candidate would envision making teaching contributions to both faculties) to be received as soon as possible, and in any event no later than Friday, December 13, 2013 to: Nicole Salama, Secretary of the Faculty Recruitment Committee, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, e-mail: facultyrecruitment@osgoode.yorku.ca. Please note that electronic applications are stronglypreferred, and hard copies will not be returned. Candidates are also required to submit a statement demonstrating that they meet the criteria to be appointed as a Tier 2 CRC.
 
Applicants are invited to contact Professor Dayna Scott, Chair of the CRC Subcommittee of the Faculty Recruitment Committee at dscott@osgoode.yorku.ca.
 
Osgoode Hall Law School and FES are committed to equality and diversity. The Law School has an Employment Equity Plan, which aims to ensure that our faculty is reflective of the four designated societal groups identified in the federal Employment Equity Act: women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from members of these groups and encourage candidates to self-identify in their initial applications. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with HRSDC regulations, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Dean, University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law

Thu, 2013-10-17 16:30 -- manager

DEAN, FACULTY OF LAW

University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick (UNB), Canada's oldest English language university, plays a significant role in enhancing the social and economic lives of the people of New Brunswick. With two main campuses in Fredericton and Saint John, UNB provides innovative and diverse programs to almost 11,000 students annually while several thousand more take advantage of distance education and programs at partner campuses around the world.   The environment, the cost of living and the commitment to innovation are just some of the advantages of living and working in New Brunswick. To learn more about the University of New Brunswick please visit www.unb.ca.

Founded in 1892, UNB’s Faculty of Law offers the JD degree and a JD/MBA program in a distinctly supportive and collegial environment. The Faculty defines its mission as providing high quality, accessible, university-based legal education to approximately 240 students. Offering a highly structured JD program, the faculty prepares students for the professional practice of law, in a way that is consistent with the university’s traditional role of fostering critical inquiry and personal growth. The Faculty’s research mission extends throughout Canada and overseas while the Faculty maintains an Atlantic focus and a commitment to service to the province of New Brunswick.   For more information, please go to www.unb.ca/fredericton/law/

Reporting to the Vice-President Fredericton (Academic), the Dean of the Faculty of Law provides leadership and is responsible for the administration of the Faculty, including academic programs, personnel, budgets, alumni relations and fundraising.   Working collaboratively with professors and support staff to advance the Faculty’s mission, the Dean represents the Faculty of Law internally and to a wide range of external constituents.

A distinguished individual, the Dean of Law will continue to expand on the Faculty’s theme of preparation for practice.  A member of the University’s management team, the Dean will bring experience in administration, be a visible and vocal champion of UNB and the Faculty, and be active in raising the profile of the Faculty of Law and increasing support for students.  He or she will have experience as an exemplary leader, an inspirational communicator and educator with outstanding professional experience. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of New Brunswick is committed to the principle of employment equity. 

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

 

 

 

 

Job Posting: Tenure-track position in Human Rights, St Thomas University

Thu, 2013-10-03 16:02 -- manager

St. Thomas University invites applications for the Tenure Track position in the Human Rights Programme, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin July 1, 2014, pending budgetary approval.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 2,400. 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.

The successful candidate will have research and teaching expertise in Human Rights. Candidates with expertise in Canadian, comparative, and/or international human rights law and institutions, and a focus on contemporary human rights issues will be preferred. The successful candidate must have a track record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and student engagement. A commitment to the principles of a liberal arts education is required. The successful candidate will take a leading role in the development of the Human Rights Programme at St. Thomas University.

A PhD, or equivalent, in Human Rights or a related field is required. Applicants are to submit a curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Sara MacDonald, Acting-Director, Human Rights Programme, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB, E3B 5G3.

Closing date: October 31, 2013. 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. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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