Free open Job in North, South & Central America Associate/Full Professor in Law – Western University
The Faculty of Law at Western University is entering an exciting period of faculty renewal and growth. The Faculty invites applications for probationary (tenure-track) or tenured appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending on qualifications and experience. Applications from qualified applicants in all legal academic disciplines are welcome, and the Faculty has particular interest in growing its expertise in the areas of Business, Criminal, Property, Environmental, and Intellectual Property Law. Applicants must have a JD, LLB or equivalent degree, as well as a relevant advanced graduate degree or its equivalent.
Candidates may also be considered for Limited Term appointments, with rank to be determined by qualifications and experience.
The appointments are expected to commence July 1, 2018, although alternative starting dates may be arranged. The goal of Western Law’s appointment process is to attract candidates who share its commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and to providing law programs that are both innovative and rigorous.
Candidates considered for a probationary appointment must have a superior academic record and a demonstrated record of, or a strong potential for, excellence in scholarly research and teaching. In addition, they should have the ability and willingness to contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the Faculty community and to the University more generally. Candidates considered for appointments with tenure must have an outstanding academic record with a strong record of publications in academic outlets and significant experience in teaching. Applicants who currently hold faculty positions may wish to contact Dean Erika Chamberlain at firstname.lastname@example.org in confidence.
The successful applicants will be expected to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate law students, establish a productive research program, and provide leadership in the Faculty of Law.
Western Law has long been an innovator in legal education, and has an unparalleled student experience. Our faculty are scholars of the highest calibre, who produce influential, leading-edge research; have strong interdisciplinary ties; and collaborate with pre-eminent scholars around the world. Western Law’s graduate program is dynamic and welcomes students from both law and non-law backgrounds. More information about Western Law can be found at www.law.uwo.ca.
Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, the Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.
Information about Western can be found at www.uwo.ca and information on the city of London is available at www.ledc.com.
Applicants are asked to complete the form available at: http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf and submit it with a letter of application identifying their areas of interest in research and teaching, a detailed curriculum vitae, a copy of JD, LLB and graduate transcripts for all degrees obtained since 2010, and names and contact details of three academic referees to be submitted electronically to email@example.com or mailed to Dean Erika Chamberlain at the address below.
Electronic applications are preferred and can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Dean Erika Chamberlain, Faculty of Law
London, Ontario, N6A 3K7.
Review of applications will begin as they are received and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Dean Chamberlain’s Assistant, Nanette Love at email@example.com or by phone at (519) 661-2111 ext. 88442.