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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in International Economic Law
University of Ottawa

Date Posted Aug. 20, 2019
Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in International Economic Law
University University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Department Faculty of Law, Common Law Section
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • International Law
    Law - General

Tenure-track position as an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in International Economic Law in either the French Common Law Program, taught in French; the English Common Law Program, taught in English; or both. The functions of a member of the academic staff include, in varying proportions: a) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities including research; c) academic service activities, d) supervision of graduate students.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in trade and investment law and a commitment to academic and teaching excellence. Candidates need to have a superior academic record, an established background in research and publication, including external research funding or the potential for such funding, and the capacity for excellence in teaching and contribution to the academic life and governance of the Faculty, as well as strong communication skills in either English or French. Passive knowledge of the other official language in Canada is a requirement for tenure. English-French bilingualism is an asset.

Appointment at the higher ranks of Associate and Full Professor will only be considered should the successful candidate possess the appropriate level of experience and commensurate achievements.

Exceptional candidates will be considered for appointment to the Hyman Soloway Chair in Business and Trade Law. To be eligible to be considered for the Chair, a candidate must be internationally recognized as a leading scholar with a distinguished record of research and demonstrated leadership skills. Prior experience with government and/or international organizations strengthen is an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to make substantial contributions to the Faculty, the University, and the broader community and take a leadership role in the Faculty’s International Law Group.

Prior to appointment, candidates must hold an undergraduate degree in common law and have completed or be on the verge of completing either a master’s or doctoral degree in law or a doctoral degree in a related discipline. In the case of a candidate currently enrolled in an LL.M., the candidate must acquire the degree within 6 months of appointment. In the case of a candidate currently enrolled in a doctoral program, the candidate’s supervisor will be expected to verify that there is a reasonable likelihood that the dissertation will be submitted prior to appointment.

  • According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents according to government policy. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. The Faculty of Law is committed to increasing the participation of members of equity-seeking groups, such as racial, religious and cultural minorities, Aboriginal peoples, GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender), persons with disabilities and economically disadvantaged people. The Faculty applies its commitment to social justice in all aspects of faculty life. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

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Contact Information

  • Dany Chung
    Faculty of Law, Common Law Section
    University of Ottawa
    FTX 111, 57 Louis-Pasteur Private
    Ottawa, ON
  • 613-562-5927


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