Three Academic Positions at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
For full information about these positions, see http://allard.ubc.ca/about-us/careers-allard-school-law.
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1. Allard School invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to the Angus UBC Professorship in Law and Corporate Social Responsibility. With this appointment, we seek to build on Allard’s existing strengths in corporate social responsibility (CSR), environmental and business law. The position is focused on any aspect of CSR and the law. It is not restricted in terms of theory or methods, but preference will be given to candidates who advance innovative, critical, and interdisciplinary perspectives with relevance to Canada.
Application Deadline: September 25, 2018
2. Allard School invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to the Lawson Lundell UBC Professorship in Business Law. This position will add to Allard’s existing strengths in business law education and leading-edge business law research. The Professorship is not restricted to any particular area of business law, although researchers in banking or finance law are especially encouraged. Preference will be given to candidates who advance innovative, critical, and interdisciplinary perspectives with relevance to Canada. The successful applicant is expected to assume a leadership role in association with the Centre for Business Law in business law research and teaching initiatives, appropriate for the appointed rank.
Application Deadline: September 25, 2018
3. Allard School invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Chinese law. More specifically, we seek a candidate who demonstrates intellectual engagement with any area(s) of Chinese law. With this position, we seek to advance scholarly and interdisciplinary analyses of one of the world’s most important legal systems, reflecting the position of our school on the Pacific Rim. This position will add to Allard’s existing strengths in Asian law. In particular, the successful candidate will add to the excellent research profile of the Allard School’s Centre for Asian Legal Studies and assume an active role in association, appropriate to the appointed rank.
Application Deadline: October 31, 2018
General Requirements for All Positions
A JD or equivalent law degree is required and, absent exceptional circumstances, a doctorate in law or related discipline is also required. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of ongoing research excellence and a record of effective teaching, suitable to their career stage. The candidate will be expected to teach related subjects within the JD and/or graduate program, mentor JD and graduate students.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential to contribute to the nationally and internationally acclaimed record of scholarship and teaching at one of Canada’s premier law schools.
Application Instructions for All Positions
Applicants should submit:
(1) Cover letter identifying the position for which they are applying and describing their academic and research accomplishments, teaching experience and areas of interest for teaching, contributions to their institutions, and how they might help advance Allard’s strategic priorities;
(2) Curriculum vitae;
(3) Law and graduate school transcripts;
(4) Research agenda for the next 3-5 years;
(5) Names and contact information for three individuals whom you have asked to submit letters of reference (applicants should contact the referees and arrange for them to send their letters directly to the School of Law at email@example.com);
(6) Two representative scholarly publications or, where publications are not available, other samples of written work (publications/samples will not be returned); and,
(7) Teaching dossier (including teaching evaluations, a statement of teaching philosophy, an account of teaching activities, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness, or, if no formal teaching experience, then evidence of teaching potential. This should be no more than 10 pages, not including teaching evaluations.)
Electronic applications are required and should be submitted to the Appointments Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Referees should submit reference letters by the same date or as soon as possible thereafter. Unofficial academic transcripts may be submitted with the candidate’s initial application, but official academic transcripts will be required before appointment. Incomplete applications may not be accepted. The Committee may review files on a rolling basis and thus early applications are encouraged.