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University of Wollongong School of Law - Law Lecturer job

Fri, 2017-05-05 11:18 -- manager
I’m writing to let you know the good news that the University of Wollongong School of Law is advertising two positions, one a continuing position at Lecturer Level B/C and one fixed term one year contract.  As you will see, we are looking for people whose research aligns with the Legal Intersections Research Centre.  You can find information on the LIRC here .
The links to the position advertisements on the UOW website are below.  I would appreciate it if you would inform potential candidates and forward these links to your networks. 
Thanks so much for your assistance.
Warm wishes
Professor Nan Seuffert
Director, Legal Intersections Research Centre
University of Wollongong
School of Law
Faculty of Law, Humanities and Arts
Building 67
Wollongong, NSW 2522


Tenure-Track Position in Law and Society with a focus on the Global South

Mon, 2017-03-06 17:32 -- manager

Tenure-Track Position in Law and Society with a focus on the Global South


The Department of History and the Department of Political Science at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, seek applications for a tenure-track cross-appointment in Law and Society with a focus on the Global South.  We welcome applications from scholars with research in law and society in colonial, postcolonial, international, transnational, or comparative contexts.  Research specialties may include, but are not limited to: transitional justice, empire and the law, peace and conflict studies, legal pluralism, and law in everyday social life and informal contexts.  Applicants must have a Ph.D., or be near completion of a doctoral degree, in History, Political Science, or a relevant discipline.  The successful candidate will be housed in one of the two departments and will contribute to the interdisciplinary Minor in Law and Society.


Applications must consist of a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, a statement of research achievements/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and should be addressed to the Hiring Committee. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:


Dr. Peter Gossage
Chair, Department of History
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
LB 1001.05
Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3G 1M8


Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 1, 2017. Completed applications are due by April 7, 2017, after which assessment will immediately begin. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Gossage or to Dr. Marlene Sokolon, Chair, Department of Political


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.

Call for Applications: Post-Doc at UNB

Mon, 2017-01-30 16:10 -- manager

The Faculty of Arts at the University of New Brunswick is accepting applications for twelve-month post-doctoral fellowship beginning 1 July 2017.  This postdoc is in conjunction with a SSHRC-funded Partnership Development Grant on “Unrest, Violence and the Search for Social Order in British North America and Canada, 1749-1878” and the Canada Research Chair in Atlantic Canada Studies. 

The fellow’s primary responsibilities will be two-fold:  1) work on a research project that is relevant to the theme of unrest, violence, and social order in British North America, and 2) work with the co-partners on the grant – Elizabeth Mancke (UNB), Jerry Bannister (Dalhousie University), Scott See (University of Maine), and Denis McKim (Douglas College) to edit a volume of essays coming out of a workshop on this theme.

At UNB, the fellow will be affiliated with Elizabeth Mancke, CRC in Atlantic Canada Studies, the Atlantic Canada Studies Centre, and the Department of History.  The compensation is $40,500. Potential candidates must be within three years of receiving their PhD and must have their PhD completed by 1 June 2017.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that includes a statement of their research program, and arrange to have three letters of recommendations sent by 15 March 2017 to:


Professor Elizabeth Mancke

P.O. Box 4400

Department of History

University of New Brunswick


Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5A3  

Electronic Submissions are accepted:

Tenure Track Legal Specialist Department of Criminal Justice-University of Winnipeg

Mon, 2016-11-28 13:35 -- manager

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1st, 2017, subject to budgetary approval.

The preferred applicant will be a legal specialist with an emerging research agenda in Canadian criminal law, criminal procedure and/or the legal system. The ideal candidate will possess a PhD in a field related to legal studies in addition to legal training at the LLB/JD level at minimum. However, legal scholars with an LLB/JD and LLM in combination with a promising research record and teaching experience will also be considered. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department is a small unit of eight faculty committed to a broad and inclusive approach to the study of criminal justice and is interested in fostering both critical and applied scholarship. The Department services over 600 majors, is active in research and places a strong emphasis on teaching. The Department seeks candidates with a demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. A commitment to collegiality and self-governance is also important. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in criminal law and criminal procedure and overseeing the department’s legal curriculum. The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized communities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Winnipeg is one of Canada’s leading post-secondary liberal arts institutions.

The University of Winnipeg is a leader in academic excellence in areas such as justice education, Aboriginal education, environmental studies & sustainability, and theatre & the arts. The University of Winnipeg is committed to improving access to post-secondary education, and has created an innovative Opportunity Fund to assist students who are under-represented to attend the University of Winnipeg. Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; research agenda; sample publication or writing sample, official transcripts of all graduate level work, and three letters of reference.

Applications, citing this posting, should be sent to: Dr. Michael Weinrath Chair, Department Personnel Committee Department of Criminal Justice University of Winnipeg 515 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB R2B 2E9 Canada E-mail: Closing date for receipt of applications is January 31, 2017 or until such time as the position is filled.

Allard School of Law History Project LLM Scholarship

Thu, 2016-11-17 15:17 -- manager
Allard School of Law History Project LLM Scholarship
The Peter A. Allard School of Law is offering a one-year scholarship of $15,000 to support an LLM student during the 2017-18 academic year to write a thesis on some aspect of British Columbia’s legal history, with preference for a student working on the history of legal education or the legal profession and who intends to use the materials available through the Allard School of Law History Project.
Allard School of Law History Project
Through the generous donation of Peter A. Allard, Q.C., the Law School established the Allard School of Law History Project to collect, preserve, and communicate its rich history and the history of legal education and the legal profession in British Columbia. Using an online archive to allow broad access, the Project aims to capture something of the experiences of people who passed through the school as students, faculty, or staff, and of those who have made significant contributions to the development of the law in British Columbia.
This involves collecting documentary material and an ambitious oral history project. More than 40 interviews are already lodged in the UBC Archives and available on the Allard School of Law History Project website: Work continues to build the documentary and oral histories collection.
Allard History Project LLM Scholarship
The Allard School of Law History Project LLM Scholarship is to support a student working on some aspect of British Columbia’s legal history, preferably using the material collected through the Project in his or her LLM thesis, and, by doing so, contributing to the history of the legal profession and/or to the legal history of British Columbia.
To apply, include an expression of interest in the History Project LLM Scholarship in your LLM application (details below). If appropriate, provide details of the proposed use of History Project materials in the thesis proposal.
Please contact Douglas Harris, Nathan T. Nemetz Chair in Legal History (, if you have questions about the Allard School of Law History Project or the LLM Scholarship.
The LLM degree at UBC is a research-based degree that includes course work and a substantial piece of original legal scholarship in the form of a thesis written under the supervision of a faculty member.
The application deadline for the program beginning September 2017 is December 15th, 2016. Further information about UBC’s LLM degree and the admission process is available here:

Tenure-Track Position in Women's Studies at the level of Assistant Professor-Concordia

Fri, 2016-10-21 14:22 -- manager

Tenure-Track Position in Women's Studies at the level of Assistant Professor

The Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec invites applications for a position in Feminism and Law and Society. This internationally known institute offers four undergraduate programs in the field of Women's Studies (Major, Minor, Certificate, and Specialization). Applications are encouraged from those whose scholarship critically addresses questions of feminism in relation to law and society with a research agenda that crosscuts one of the following areas: human rights, environmental issues, resistance to the state, political economy, disability studies, technology, or social justice. Bilingualism (French/English) is required. The successful candidate should have a completed PhD, teaching experience in the field, and a record of scholarly publications.

The SdBI is committed to employment equity and practices of accessibility as an ongoing process. Women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilitiesand members of other historically marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. When candidates do not differ significantly in merit, and one such candidate belongs to an underrepresented group, Employment Equity requires that the member in this group will be selected and appropriate accessibility and retention considerations will be arranged as they arise.

The application should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests. Candidates should indicate whether they have complete proficiency in written and spoken French and English in their cover letter. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to Kimberley Manning:, with “tenure-track position” in the subject heading.

The hiring committee will begin to review applications after December 12, 2016.

Dr. Kimberley Manning
Simone de Beauvoir Institute
Concordia University
1455 de Maisonneuve West
H3G 1M8


Assistant Professor-Department of Criminology-Ryerson University

Fri, 2016-10-21 13:36 -- manager

Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology
> The Department of Criminology in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University invites applications for two (2) full-time tenure-track positions, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2017, subject to final budgetary approval. Candidates will hold a PhD in Criminology or in a related field, or will be ABD and very near completion. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research, or creative activities.
> The areas of specialization are: (1) Indigenous Justice, and (2) Critical Theories (e.g., critical race, feminist, anti-oppression, etc.). Additional research and teaching interests are encouraged because the successful candidates will be expected to teach large introductory courses in Criminology and Canadian Criminal Justice as well as other courses that contribute to our undergraduate (BA) program. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to participate in the development of the department’s MA in Criminology and Social Justice. There are also opportunities for teaching and supervision in other interdisciplinary programs in the Faculty of Arts, including the PhD program in Policy Studies.
> Candidates should hold a strong research profile (e.g., evidence of an emerging scholarly record, ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program), as well as provide evidence of high-quality teaching and student training, and a capacity for collegial service. With the department’s rapid growth, contributions to service and administration are valued and thus we look for candidates with interest and capacity to contribute in this manner.
> The Department of Criminology welcomes applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty, and its scholarship including, but not limited to, visible and ethnic minorities, racialized persons, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
> Of the 193 member nations of the United Nations, 146 countries are represented on our campus. The student population of our Department reflects this diversity. Candidates who will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense are encouraged to apply. Aboriginal candidates interested in submitting an application are welcome to contact Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, Ryerson University, prior to and during the
> How to Apply:
> Applications and any confidential inquiries can be directed to the Departmental Hiring Committee Chair, Dr. Tammy Landau Applications must be submitted by November 28, 2016.
> The application must contain the following: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, 2 recent publications, results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier), and the names of at least 3 individuals who may be contacted for reference letters. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
> About our Department:
> The Department of Criminology at Ryerson ( has built an outstanding reputation for scholarly work in the field of criminology, law, and social justice. The faculty are interdisciplinary with backgrounds in sociology, history, women’s studies, law, and criminology.
> The Department has undergone extraordinary growth and diversification over the past decade. We are housed in the Faculty of Arts, an integral and thriving contributor to the education of over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
> About Ryerson University:
> Ryerson University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Located in the heart of one of the world’s most culturally and linguistically diverse urban centres, Ryerson’s high quality programs and scholarly, research, and creative activities extend beyond the walls of the university. The evolution of Ryerson has positioned the university to be ready and able to take on a role in keeping with its success as a connector, builder, and innovator. This is Ryerson’s time to lead. For more about Ryerson University’s past, present and future, visit:
> This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed The RFA’s website can be found at: A summary of RFA benefits can be found
> Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Graduate Student Position, 2017 (Master’s) – Native Studies

Wed, 2016-10-19 15:46 -- manager
Graduate Student Position, 2017 (Master’s) – Native Studies
Research project: The Faculty of Native Studies (FNS) at the University of Alberta is seeking one full-time
master’s student to act as Research Assistant for the study, Introducing the emotional and affective
geographies of law: Strengthening community through the practice and feeling(s) of Inuit law. Based upon
research priorities established in conjunction with elders in Kugaaruk, Nunavut, the project will investigate
the enactment of Inuit socio-legal norms, affect and emotionality in respect of subsistence activities and
everyday community life. A distinctive aspect of the study’s action-oriented qualitative methodology includes
elder-led youth land camps.
The successful applicant will work toward the Master of Arts in Native Studies under the supervision of Dr.
Sean Robertson. The MA Candidate will have the opportunity to develop an independent research question
and theoretical approach intersecting with the outlines of this SSHRC Insight Grant-funded study.
Financial support and responsibilities: The FNS offers a two-year, thesis-based master’s degree. Support
will be provided in the form of a Research Assistantship salary of $15,000 (inclusive per annum) for two
years. The position will involve research-related activities between April and September (may involve travel
to Nunavut each summer) and other duties throughout the year in conformity with established graduate
student employment terms.
The MA Candidate will receive training and be responsible for a range of activities, possibly including:
preparing background bibliographies; ensuring research ethics and Indigenous community protocols are
followed; liaising with community partners; the development of communication tools; the collection,
transcription, coding, and interpretation of data based on interviews, focus groups, photo- and video-graphy
conducted with 30 community members (including in very remote geographical locations); assist with
planning and holding academic workshops; and the presentation of findings in publications and at
conference presentations.
Other “not guaranteed” sources of funding include teaching assistantships and university-wide scholarships,
fellowships and bursaries. The Candidate will be expected to apply for the latter.
How to apply and links to further information:
Deadline: January 9, 2017 - to submit application for full consideration (including university-wide financial
support). Thereafter, applications may be accepted until June 30, 2017.
Start date: September 1, 2017
The FNS is unique as the only stand-alone faculty of its kind in Canada. Located in historic Pembina Hall at
the heart of the centrally located campus of the University of Alberta (Edmonton), the FNS benefits from the
resources of Canada’s second largest university library, the research-intensive environment of one of
Canada’s top universities, and strong linkages to other faculties with shared research interests. All qualified
individuals are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants proficient in both English and
Inuktitut. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact:
Dr. Sean Robertson
Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Native Studies - University of Alberta
Edmonton AB T6G 2H8
T: 1-780-492-0522

Poste menant à la permanence, Professeur adjoint, Département de Criminologie, Université d’Ottawa

Tue, 2016-10-18 12:38 -- manager
Poste menant à la permanence, Professeur adjoint, Département de Criminologie, Université d’Ottawa

La Faculté des sciences sociales offre, en français et en anglais, des programmes de baccalauréat, de maîtrise et de doctorat répartis dans neuf départements, écoles et instituts. Avec près de 10 000 étudiantes et étudiants, 260 professeurs réguliers, son vaste choix de programmes et ses centres de recherche, la Faculté des sciences sociales occupe une place privilégiée au cœur de l’Université d’Ottawa. Les étudiants diplômés de la Faculté, encadrés par des chercheurs chevronnés, mènent des travaux de fine pointe dans nos nombreux programmes de maîtrise et de doctorat.

Le Département de criminologie de l’Université d’Ottawa regroupe des chercheurs qui proviennent de diverses disciplines telles que la criminologie, la sociologie, le travail social, le droit, les études politiques, l’anthropologie, la psychologie et l’histoire. Les chercheurs affiliés à notre Département s’intéressent à des questions aussi variées que la production et l’application des normes, les politiques publiques, la justice sociale, l’intervention ainsi que la santé et la sécurité des populations. Les candidats qui ont un diplôme dans une autre discipline que la criminologie sont donc aussi les bienvenus. Nous nous distinguons par notre engagement au plan de la recherche interdisciplinaire et de l’analyse des enjeux nationaux et internationaux.

Le Département de criminologie désire pourvoir un (1) poste régulier de professeur menant à la permanence, rang adjoint.

Le domaine de spécialisation est ouvert, avec une préférence accordée aux chercheurs critiques qui s’intéressent aux autochtones et à la justice; au genre et à la justice, à la criminalité des puissants/crime et pouvoir, au domaine du crime et des productions culturelles (cultural criminology) ainsi qu’à l’intervention individuelle et communautaire. Une capacité à enseigner la méthodologie quantitative est un atout.


  • Activités de recherche et publication;
  • Enseignement à tous les cycles d’études, en français et/ou en anglais;
  • Encadrement d’étudiantes et d’étudiants de deuxième et troisième cycles;
  • Participer aux activités éducatives et administratives de l’Université ;
  • Accomplissement de toute autre activité prévue à la convention collective.

Critères de sélection

  • Détenir un doctorat dans une discipline pertinente (doctorat devant être complété au moment de l’embauche);
  • Démontrer l’excellence, ou un potentiel d’excellence, en enseignement et en recherche;
  • Qualité du dossier de publications et en recherche dans le domaine.


L’Université d’Ottawa étant une institution bilingue, tous les professeurs et toutes les professeures de la Faculté des sciences sociales doivent démontrer un bilinguisme actif avant d’obtenir la permanence. L’Université offre aux membres et à leur conjoint ou conjointe la possibilité de suivre des cours pour parfaire leur langue seconde.

Terme et salaire

Poste menant à la permanence.  L’échèle salariale pour un(e) professeur(e) adjoint(e) débute à 80 673$ annuellement.

Entrée en fonction

Le 1er juillet  2017


Département de criminologie, Université d’Ottawa, 120 Université, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

Avantages sociaux

L’Université d’Ottawa fournit un régime complet d’avantages sociaux qui incluent un régime d’invalidité à long terme, une assurance-maladie complète, un régime optionnel supplémentaire, et un plan de retraite avantageux.

L’étude des demandes débutera le 1er novembre 2016 et continuera jusqu'à ce que les postes soient comblés avec succès.

Les personnes intéressées à poser leur candidature doivent faire parvenir leur curriculum vitae, une lettre décrivant leurs expériences et leurs intérêts en enseignement et en recherche. Elles doivent aussi inclure une indication de leurs compétences linguistiques en anglais et en français et une copie de leurs principales publications. Les candidat(e)s doivent aussi demander que trois lettres de recommandation soient envoyées directement sous pli confidentiel.

L’ensemble du dossier doit parvenir à l’adresse suivante :

Patrice Corriveau
Directeur, Département de criminologie
Faculté des sciences sociales, Université d'Ottawa
120, rue Université, Ottawa (Ontario) KIN 6N5
Télécopieur : 613-562-5304

Toutes les personnes qualifiées sont invitées à postuler; la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents. L’Université d’Ottawa souscrit à l’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous encourageons fortement les femmes, les Autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les membres des minorités visibles à poser leur candidature. Si vous êtes invité à poursuivre les étapes du processus de sélection, veuillez nous aviser de tout besoin nécessitant des mesures d’adaptations particulières en communiquant avec le Vice-rectorat associé aux affaires professorales au 613-562-5958.  Les renseignements communiqués seront traités avec respect et confidentialité.


Tenure-Track Position, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa

Tue, 2016-10-18 12:37 -- manager
 Tenure-Track Position, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa

The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises nine departments, schools and institutes, which offer undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral programs in both English and French. With its 10,000 students, 260 full-time professors, and wide array of programs and research centres, the Faculty of Social Sciences plays a key role at the heart of the University of Ottawa. Its graduate students are supervised by excellent researchers and undertake cutting-edge research in the Faculty’s Master’s and Ph.D. programs.

The Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa brings together researchers from a variety of disciplines including criminology, sociology, social work, law, political studies, anthropology, psychology and history. Research in our Department examines issues as diverse as the production and application of norms, public policy, social justice, intervention and the experiences of marginalized populations. Candidates with a degree in a discipline other than criminology are thus also welcome. We are known for our commitment to interdisciplinary research and our engagement with national and international issues.

The Department of Criminology is accepting applications for one (1) tenure-track (rank of assistant) position.

The area of specialization is open with particular consideration given to critical scholars working in the following areas: Indigenous justice, gender and justice, crimes of the powerful, cultural criminology as well as individual and community intervention. An ability to teach quantitative methodology is an asset.


  • Conducting research and publishing activities;
  • Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in English and/or in French;
  • Supervising Master’s and Ph.D. candidates;
  • Participating in the University’s academic and administrative activities;
  • Other activities as specified in the collective agreement.


  • Hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field (doctorate must be completed at the time of appointment);
  • Demonstrate excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching and research;
  • Strength of publication and research track record in the field.


The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual to obtain tenure. The University of Ottawa offers second-language training to staff members and their spouses.

Terms and Salary

Tenure-track position.  Assistant professor salary scale starts at $80,673.

Starting Date

July 1st, 2017 

Location of Work

Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa, 120 University, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5

Benefits Package

The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance.

Consideration of applications will begin on November 1st, 2016 and will continue until the positions are successfully filled.

Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae and a letter indicating their teaching and research experience and interests. They must also indicate their French and English language abilities and submit copies of their main publications. Applicants must also request that three referees send letters of recommendation under separate cover.

All information and letters are to be sent directly to:

Patrice Corriveau
Director, Department of Criminology
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa
120 University St., Ottawa, Ontario   K1N 6N5
Fax: (613) 562-5304

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.