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Academic Appointments (Environmental/Sustainable Development Law and Policy) - All Academic Ranks
Western University

  • Dec. 6, 2016
  • Academic Appointments (Environmental/Sustainable Development Law and Policy) - All Academic Ranks
  • Faculty of Law
  • Western University
    London, ON
  • Open until filled
  • Jul. 1, 2017
  • Assistant Professor
    Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
  • Environmental/Natural Resource Law
    Law - General
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The Faculty of Law at Western University invites applications for probationary (tenure-track) appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor or tenured appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending on qualifications and experience, from qualified candidates in the areas of environmental and sustainable development law and policy. The ability to teach Property Law would also be an asset. 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, rank to be determined by qualifications and experience.

The appointments are expected to commence July 1, 2017, although alternate starting dates may be arranged. The goal of Western Law in its appointment process is to demonstrate its commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and to promote a law program that is both rigorous and challenging.

Candidates considered for a probationary appointment must have a superior academic record and 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 scholarship in academic outlets and significant experience in teaching. Applicants who currently hold faculty positions may wish to contact W. Iain Scott, Dean at in confidence.

The successful applicants will be expected to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, contribute to and support our interdisciplinary graduate programs, including in relation to sustainable resource development, establish a productive research program as well as provide leadership in the Faculty of Law.

More information about Western Law can be found at

Western University is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive Universities with a full range of academic and professional programs for over 32,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students. Information about Western can be found at and information on the city of London is available at

Applicants are asked to complete the form available at: and submit it with a letter of application identifying their areas of interest in research and teaching, a detailed curriculum vitae, and a copy of J.D., LL.B and graduate transcripts for all degrees obtained since 2010. Electronic applications are preferred and can be submitted to or mailed to: Dean W. Iain Scott, Faculty of Law, Western University, London, Ontario, N6A 3K7. Further, entry-level applicant candidates should arrange for three confidential letters of academic reference to be submitted electronically to or mailed to: Dean W. Iain Scott, Faculty of Law, Western University, London, Ontario, N6A 3K7. Review of applications will begin as applications are received and 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 Scott’s Assistant, Nanette Love at or by phone at (519) 661-2111 ext. 88442.

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Contact Information

  • W. Iain Scott, Dean of Law C/O Nanette Love
    Faculty of Law
    Western University
    London, ON N6A 3K7
  • (519) 661-2111 ext. 88442
  • (519) 850-2412


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