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Scholarship for Graduate or Post-Graduate Studies: Policy Component: On the Move research partnership

Fri, 2014-11-28 18:32 -- manager

CLOSING DATE: January 19th 2015

VALUE OF SCHOLARSHIP: From $15,000 per year to $40,000 per year depending on level

START DATE: As of March 1st 2015 (flexible)

DURATION OF SCHOLARSHIP: One or two years depending on the level

MISSION:

The On the Move Partnership: Employment-Related Geographical Mobility in the Canadian Context is a 2.5 million dollar, 7-year partnership grant funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) that spans 17 disciplines and 22 universities across Canada and four other countries (PI Barbara Neis, Memorial University). This research program is investigating the spectrum of employment-related geographical mobility, from the 3 hour daily commute to the situation of temporary foreign workers, looking at its consequences for workers, families, employers, communities, and Canadian municipal, provincial and federal governments. This scholarship is related to research on policy and the mobile workforce

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

The candidate:

 Will be a masters, doctoral, or post-doctoral scholar (enrolled, or eligible applicant) in the field or law, political economy, or a related field of research;

 Agrees to contribute to the development and scholarly activities of the On The Move Partnership (Policy Component) as described below for the duration of the scholarship.

Bilingualism is not required but fluency in both French and English is an asset. The successful candidate will have excellent language skills in one of these languages.

The scholarship competition is open to both Canadian citizens and non-citizens. Candidates must demonstrate that they are likely to obtain permission to reside in Canada for the period of one year.

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP:

This scholarship is provided through SSHRC funding through the Canada research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law and the On the Move Partnership.

Through the activities of the Policy Component of the On the Move Partnership, funding has become available for a graduate or post-graduate position to support the policy component in the ongoing research projects underway. This position is open to students at the masters, doctoral, or post-doctoral levels who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in law or in a related field. Candidates are invited to propose a research project outlined in their application for the position that examines regulatory effectiveness of legislation or policy (for example, labour law, social security, health care) as applied to the mobile workforce in Canada.

The successful individual will work with Katherine Lippel, Canada research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law, Faculty of Civil Law, at the University of Ottawa. Primary responsibilities will include the development and implementation of research projects, drafting of reports and publications, as well as participating in various activities of the Policy Component of the On the Move Partnership, and other related activities.

For more information about the On the Move Partnership, please visit our webpage at: http://www.onthemovepartnership.ca/

For more information about the Canada research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law, please visit our webpage at:

http://www.droitcivil.uottawa.ca/chairohslaw

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your application by midnight, January 19th, 2015 (EST) by email to Marianne Corriveau, research associate with the Canada research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law, at: mcorr026@uottawa.ca.

You should send the following documents:

1. An up-to-date CV

2. A one-page proposal outlining the project you would like to pursue

3. A letter outlining your interests and reasons for pursuing this opportunity

4. A sample of written work in English or French

5. Contact information for two references

 

Additional instructions:

 Your application may be submitted in French or in English.

 For format consistency, please provide PDF files only. Be sure to include your last name in the files’ titles.

 Applications can be submitted by email only. Your email subject line must be Scholarship for Graduate or Post-Graduate Studies (Ottawa) as emails will be automatically sorted.

Failure to follow instructions may result in your application being overlooked or dismissed.

Please address your application and/or any questions you may have about this scholarship to Marianne Corriveau at: mcorr026@uottawa.ca.

Assistant Professor, Sociology, MacEwan University

Fri, 2014-11-07 12:15 -- manager

 

Assistant Professor, Sociology

Faculty of Arts and Science

Competition # 14.11.155

 

The Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time probationary appointment in criminology, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2015, subject to final budgetary approval.

 

The successful candidate will have expertise in one or more areas within criminology. All areas of such expertise will be considered; however, priority will be given to applicants with specialization in one or more of the following areas: Aboriginal peoples and the criminal justice system; courts and corrections; alternative justice practices.

 

Preferred candidates will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant area of expertise and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, and academic transcripts. Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number, should be sent directly from referees to careers@macewan.ca.

 

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Jeff Stepnisky, Chair, Department of Sociology, at StepniskyJ@macewan.ca.

 

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement. The annual salary range for a Ph.D. is $72,834 to $115,975. A review of applications will begin December 8, 2014 and will continue until shortlisting is complete.

 

How to Apply:      

 

Only applications received electronically will be considered.

 

To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/Administrative/HumanResources/Careers/index.htm# and select the job posting. 

 

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

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

 

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

 

 

 

Endowed Chair in Human Rights, St Thomas University

Tue, 2014-11-04 17:48 -- manager

Full posting: http://w3.stu.ca/stu/administrative/hr/employment/job_view_ft_acad.aspx?...

St. Thomas University invites applications for the Endowed Chair in Human Rights, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2015, pending budgetary approval. This appointment will be for a three-year term, with a possibility of renewal.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 2,100. 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 and Human Rights experience in an international context would be an asset. A PhD or the equivalent in a field directly related to Human Rights is required. In addition to teaching in the Human Rights Program, the holder of the Chair will conduct research in the area of Human Rights, undertake community-based seminars, workshops and other outreach events, and serve as Director of the Atlantic Human Rights Centre. Administrative experience would be beneficial for this position.

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. Amanda DiPaolo, Director, Human Rights Program, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB, E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to dipaolo@stu.ca.

Closing date: December 5, 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 persons, 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.

Political Science – Indigenous Politics, University of Calgary

Mon, 2014-09-29 19:28 -- manager

Political Science – Indigenous Politics

 

*** PLEASE NOTE: This is an extension to an earlier deadline due to the discovery of an error in the email link included in the first ad. If you sent an application but have not received a reply, please resend your application to polihire@ucalgary.ca. ***

 

The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2015. The Department of Political Science is looking to strengthen and expand its research areas, and seeks applicants with demonstrated expertise and an ongoing research programme in Indigenous Politics.

 

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of or potential for scholarly research and teaching excellence and will be expected to develop courses in their research area, teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervise graduate students. A commitment to departmental and university service is expected, as is a willingness to engage with the wider community. A completed PhD at the time of appointment is expected.

 

The Department of Political Science is a dynamic and intellectually diverse teaching and research-oriented department. It is also one of the largest in the Faculty of Arts, with over 500 majors in Political Science and over 300 in its interdisciplinary International Relations Program. Approximately 40 graduate students are enrolled at any given time in its MA and PhD programs. Faculty are also responsible for supervision and teaching in a number of interdisciplinary programs, the School of Public Policy, and the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies. For more information go to poli.ucalgary.ca.

 

The University of Calgary is a young, dynamic, comprehensive research university that has embarked on an ambitious plan to become one of Canada’s top five research universities by 2016. Human Dynamics in a Changing World: Smart and Secure Cities, Societies and Cultures has been identified as a targeted multidisciplinary research theme in pursuit of this goal. Vibrant, diverse, safe and community-minded, the City of Calgary has a population of just over 1 million and is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

 

Applicants should include a letter of application that outlines their current research activities, future research plans and teaching and supervisory experience. Applications should include this letter, along with a curriculum vitae, a sample of published work, statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Arrangements should be made for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded under separate cover. Inquiries and materials (electronic preferred) should be directed to:

 

Dr. Brenda O’Neill, Head

Department of Political Science, University of Calgary

2500 University Drive NW

Calgary, Alberta, Canada  T2N 1N4

Phone: 1-403-220-6710 Fax: 1-403-282-4773

Email: polihire@ucalgary.ca

 

The review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.

Assistant Professor – Digital Media and Global Affairs, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Mon, 2014-07-07 21:20 -- manager

 

Assistant Professor – Digital Media and Global Affairs

Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Closing date: October 10, 2014

 

The Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Digital Media and Global Affairs. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2015. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D.by date of appointment or shortly thereafter.  Applicants must have innovative research programs and teaching interests in global security, with a particular emphasis on cyber security, and interest or proven ability to work with multi-disciplinary research teams from across engineering and social sciences. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. The School is seeking candidates whose work engages with policy, with a deep understanding of new tools and techniques (such as data mining, analytics and crowd sourcing) and their impact on global security. Applicants must have an excellent theoretical knowledge of the core literature in their disciplines as well as superior research and teaching abilities. The Munk School of Global Affairs is also home to the Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory focusing on advanced research and development at the intersection of digital media, global security, and human rights, and we welcome applicants whose research integrates with the Citizen Lab’s resources and global network. 

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 Master 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# 1401282

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.  Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.  We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF format.

In addition to the online submission, applicants must also arrange for at least three referees to e-mail letters (PDF format, signed, on letterhead) directly to the department via email to the attention of Professor Janice Stein, Director, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, care of Sarah Namer at munkschool.director@utoronto.ca . Letters must ARRIVE by the closing date, October 10, 2014. At least one of the three letters should comment on the candidate’s teaching.

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.

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

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

professeure ou professeur régulier en droit des ressources naturelles et de l’énergie

Thu, 2014-03-20 20:09 -- manager
La Faculté de droit de l’Université Laval ouvre un poste de professeure ou professeur régulier en droit des ressources naturelles et de l’énergie.
 
La personne recrutée deviendra la ou le titulaire de la nouvelle Chaire de recherche et d’innovation Goldcorp en droit des ressources naturelles et de l’énergie.
 
DESCRIPTION DU POSTE :
- gérer les activités de la Chaire de recherche et d’innovation Goldcorp en droit des
ressources naturelles et de l’énergie;
- enseigner et encadrer des étudiants aux trois cycles d’études, dans les programmes offerts par la Faculté ou dans les programmes auxquels la Faculté est associée;
- enseigner dans le champ de spécialisation et éventuellement dans d’autres secteurs;
- élaborer un programme de recherche dans le champ de spécialisation;
- publier dans le champ de spécialisation et éventuellement dans d’autres secteurs;
- participer aux activités universitaires et administratives de la Faculté.
 
CRITÈRES DE SÉLECTION :
Doctorat en droit ou dans un autre domaine pertinent ou l’équivalent d’un doctorat en droit*. De plus, les candidatures de personnes en voie d’achever leur doctorat seront considérées.
Outre les publications avec comité de lecture, pourront être prises en compte :
- l’expérience en enseignement;
- la qualité des projets de recherche;
- la capacité d’envisager l’enseignement et l’étude du droit suivant une variété de
perspectives;
- la polyvalence de la candidature.
 
DATE DE L’ENTRÉE EN FONCTION : 1er novembre 2014
 
CANDIDATURE :
Une candidature doit comprendre :
- le curriculum vitæ détaillé de la candidate ou du candidat;
- un texte d’environ dix pages qui fait état des activités scientifiques que la candidate ou le candidat désire entreprendre au cours de ses cinq premières années à titre de professeure ou professeur à la Faculté et de titulaire de la chaire de recherche;
- le cas échéant, un exemplaire de la thèse ou des chapitres rédigés à ce jour;
- un exemplaire des publications les plus significatives, en format numérisé si possible;
- deux lettres de recommandation acheminées directement au bureau de la doyenne.
 
Les personnes intéressées à poser leur candidature doivent le faire d’ici le 9 juin 2014, 16 h, à :
Madame Eugénie Brouillet
Doyenne
Faculté de droit
Pavillon Charles-De Koninck
1030, avenue des Sciences-Humaines
Local 5109
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6

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.

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