Job Postings

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 ***


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


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



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 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:  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  Submission guidelines can be found at:  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 . 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:

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.
- 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.
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
- la polyvalence de la candidature.
DATE DE L’ENTRÉE EN FONCTION : 1er novembre 2014
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
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.
- 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.
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
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
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



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


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  


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, 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:
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:
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 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