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Positions in Law and Law and Society at the University of Western Australia

Tue, 2013-05-21 12:12 -- manager

 

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor Law and Law and Society

Job no: 492453
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Law

LAW SCHOOL

Up to 5 tenurable appointments to commence at or before February 2014

  • Salary range:  Level B $85,470 - $101,496 p.a.
  • Salary range:  Level C  $104,699 - $120,727 p.a.
  • Salary range:  Level D  $126,068 - $138,889 p.a.
  • Level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

The University of Western Australia hosts one of Australia's premier Law Schools. The School runs a JD graduate-entry law degree, Master of Laws, specialist postgraduate courses in mining and resources law, research higher degrees (SJD and PhD), and undergraduate majors in Law and Society and Business Law. Further information is available from the Faculty of Law's website: http://www.law.uwa.edu.au.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/PROFESSOR

The Law School is seeking to appoint academics from any field of law strongly committed to research and teaching. Some of the appointments will be made in international law, mining and energy law, and private law. We welcome strong applicants in any other area of law.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/PROFESSOR IN LAW AND SOCIETY

As a result of its successful introduction of a new BA Major in Law and Society in 2012, The University of Western Australia Law School is seeking to appoint an academic with interests in socio-legal studies/law and society/empirical studies in law.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in research. Applicants with teaching experience are requested to submit a teaching portfolio as part of their application if they are tempted by a beautiful city, warmer weather, a strong economy, high achieving students, and a collegial atmosphere within a research-intensive university, ranked in the World's top-100.

To discuss or clarify any aspects of the position please contact Professor Erika Techera, Dean and Head of School, on (08) 6488 2949.

Benefits include generous superannuation and leave provisions and fares to Perth (if applicable) for appointee and dependants along with a removal allowance.  These and other benefits will be specified in the offer of employment.

Application Details:  Applications must be submitted online.  Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria. 

Deadline for applications is 14 June 2013, 11.55pm Western Australia Standard Time.

For more information and full details on how to apply please visit:

http://external.jobs.uwa.edu.au/cw/en/job/492453/assistant-professorassociate-professorprofessor-law-and-law-and-society

 

One-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Business & Society, York University

Wed, 2013-04-24 17:25 -- manager

*Position Rank:* Contractually Limited Appointment

*Discipline/Field:* Business & Society

*Home Faculty:* Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

*Home Department/Area/Division: * Social Science

*Affiliation/Union:* YUFA

*Position Start Date:* July 1, 2013

*Position End Date:* June 30, 2014



Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Department of Social Science



Applications are invited from qualified candidates for a one-year Sessional Assistant Professor position in Business & Society. Applicants must hold a PhD (or near completion) in one of the social sciences or in a relevant discipline (e.g. legal studies, law, ethics, political philosophy) and have an active research program relevant to the programme. Applicants must have an interdisciplinary background and expertise to teach in the area of economics and law, corporate governance and regulation (for further details of the programme, see: www.yorku.ca/laps/sosc/buso/). Excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching is essential. Demonstrated versatility in teaching (e.g., at different levels of the curriculum and in varying pedagogical formats) is an asset.



This contractually limited appointment carries a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent. The start date for this position is July 1, 2013. 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. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).



Applicants are to submit, in hard copy, (i) a letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests; (ii) an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier; and (iii) one sample publication. They are also to arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Professor Kimberley White, Chair,Department of Social Science, South 756 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.



The deadline for applications is May 19, 2013.

 

Faculty Positions in Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa

Tue, 2013-01-08 12:25 -- admin

Faculty Positions in Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa
October 23,2012

 

Faculty Positions in Law and Legal Studies - Hiring Announcement:

http://www1.carleton.ca/law/administrative-staff/department-faculty/facu...

Position in the “Transnational Regulation of the Economy”

The Department of Law and Legal Studies, Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton University invites applications for a tenure track appointment in Legal Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1st 2013.

Candidates should hold (or be close to completing) a doctoral degree, or the equivalent, in legal studies, law or a related discipline and demonstrate a capacity for theoretically-informed, interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching.  The successful candidate will have the ability to develop an externally-funded, high quality research program; will be committed to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; and will contribute effectively to the academic life of the Department, the Faculty, and the University.

We invite applications from qualified candidates in the field of the “Transnational Regulation of the Economy.” The qualified candidate will contribute to our existing concentrations in Business Law and Transnational Law with potential emphasis on any of: the regulation of finance (including international finance), copyright and intellectual property, corporate governance and ethics, globalization and capitalism.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach core courses in our Business Law and Transnational Law concentrations and contribute to the continued development of these areas at the undergraduate and graduate level including our new PhD in Legal Studies.

The Department of Law and Legal Studies is the home of the oldest and largest undergraduate and graduate programs in Legal Studies in Canada. The Department emerged in 1967 as the first unit in Canada to study law with multidisciplinary academic concerns in mind. The Department offers a B.A. & B.A. (Honours) in Law to over 1000 students within the Faculty of Public Affairs and includes concentrations in Human Rights &Transnational Law, Business Law, and Law, Policy and Government among its undergraduate programs.  The Department of Law and Legal Studies is committed to interdisciplinary legal inquiry and is composed of scholars engaged in interdisciplinary teaching and research from a range of disciplines including criminology, history, law, legal anthropology, political economy,political theory, mass communications and sociology.  The Department currently offers a B.A. in Law and a M.A. and Ph.D in Legal Studies.

Applicants should send a cover letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests; a teaching portfolio, including evidence of teaching performance, or a statement of teaching philosophy; and have three refereesforward supporting letters to: Chair, Department of Law and Legal Studies c/o Robin Dunbar, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6. <Robin_Dunbar@carleton.ca> by November 15, 2012.

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Position in “Law and (Socio-) Economics”

The Department of Law and Legal Studies, Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton University invites applications for a tenure track appointment in Legal Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1st 2013.

Candidates should hold (or be close to completing) a doctoral degree, or the equivalent, in legal studies, law or a related discipline and demonstrate a capacity for theoretically-informed, interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching.  The successful candidate will have the ability to develop an externally-funded, high quality research program; will be committed to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and will contribute effectively to the academic life of the Department, the Faculty, and the University.

We invite applications from qualified candidates in the field of the “Law and (Socio-) Economics.” The qualified candidate will contribute to our existing concentrations in Law, Policy and Government and Business Law with potential emphasis on any of: labour, employment, poverty, business regulation, or economic policy (which may include the regulation of welfare, social and economic rights, and class).  The successful applicant will be expected to teach core courses in our Business Law and Law, Policy and Government concentrations and contribute to the continued development of these areas at the undergraduate and graduate level including our new PhD in Legal Studies.

The Department of Law and Legal Studies is the home of the oldest and largest undergraduate and graduate programs in Legal Studies in Canada. The Department emerged in 1967 as the first unit in Canada to study law with multidisciplinary academic concerns in mind. The Department offers a B.A. & B.A. (Honours) in Law to over 1000 students within the Faculty of Public Affairs and includes concentrations in Human Rights &Transnational Law, Business Law, and Law, Policy and Government among its undergraduate programs.  The Department of Law and Legal Studies is committed to interdisciplinary legal inquiry and is composed of scholars engaged in interdisciplinary teaching and research from a range of disciplines including criminology, history, law, legal anthropology, political economy,political theory, mass communications and sociology.  The Department currently offers a B.A. in Law and a M.A. and Ph.D in Legal Studies.

Applicants should send a cover letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests; a teaching portfolio, including evidence of teaching performance, or a statement of teaching philosophy; and have three refereesforward supporting letters to: Chair, Department of Law and Legal Studies c/o Robin Dunbar, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6. <Robin_Dunbar@carleton.ca> by November 15, 2012.

Lecturer in Criminology, Birkbeck College, University of London

Tue, 2013-01-08 12:24 -- admin

Lecturer in Criminology, Birkbeck College, University of London
November 25,2012
 

Lecturer in Criminology (full-time, permanent)
Birkbeck College, University of London
 
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and enthusiastic scholar to join a School committed to theoretically-informed, critical and multidisciplinary research and teaching. The School of Law enjoys an internationally recognised research profile and has grown significantly in recent years, including a successful expansion of our Criminology and Criminal Justice provision.The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the School’s Criminology programmes, in particular the BSc Criminology and Criminal Justice. They will be able to teach the core BSc module Sociology of Crime. We would welcome applications from those with expertise in the following areas: Policing; Political Violence and Terrorism; White Collar and Corporate Crime; Race and Crime; Victimology; International Criminal Justice; Spatial and Environmental Approaches to Crime; Mental Health, Disability and Crime; Migration, Borders and Crime Control.
Candidate Requirements:
Candidates should have completed or be near to completion of a PhD (or equivalent qualification), and show evidence of published research or exceptional potential. All academic staff within the School of Law are required (subject to assigned duties) to contribute to teaching, scholarship and published research relating to both undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes.Details available on the Birkbeck website: http://tinyurl.com/btptnss
 
The closing date is 8 January 2013. Interviews will take place the Week of 28 January. 
 

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