Purdy Crawford Fellowship for 2021-22

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September 22, 2021

Purdy Crawford Fellows (one to two each year) honour the legacy of Purdy Crawford and hiscontributions to business law and policy. Fellows are expected to participate actively in theintellectual life of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in a way that supportstheir development as scholars and teachers. Purdy Crawford Fellows will teach two courses –one in the core business law curriculum, and one on a special business law topic, determined inconsultation with the Dean and the Associate Dean (Academic). They will also participateactively in the scholarly activities of the faculty, including by presenting in the faculty seminarseries. It is anticipated that Fellows will be working toward publishing parts of their graduatework and conducting new research. It is not anticipated that Fellows will carry administrativeresponsibilities. Fellows are expected to be in residence at the School from the beginning ofAugust 2021 through the end of May 2022.The Schulich School of Law offers a rich intellectual home for business law and policy scholars.We understand that businesses operate in larger social, economic and political context. Wecare about the interactions of business law and policy with technology, governance andstakeholder rights, economic, social and environmental justice. For information on ourBusiness Law Specialization and on faculty members who participate in the business lawprogram, click here.Dalhousie University and the Schulich School of Law are committed to fostering a collegialculture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from Indigenouspersons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexualorientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity ofour community. For more information, please visit https://www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.Applications will be adjudicated on a combination of academic record (including researchproductivity) and the fit between the applicant’s research and teaching interests and thebusiness law curriculum and the School’s strategic priorities. Applicants are generally expectedto be post-doctoral or doctoral students in at least the third year of their doctoral studies.Purdy Crawford Fellows receive a total stipend of $50,000.About the Schulich School of LawThe Schulich School of Law plays an extraordinary role in the fabric of Canadian legal education.We are a national law school, with our students coming from and returning to every region.We graduate leaders. Our alumni hold every form of government office, teach in Canadian lawschools, innovate in the provision of private and public sector legal services and in business,advance policy in the executive branch of government, render decisions on courts across thecountry, and offer service to non-governmental bodies and non-profit and communityorganizations. We have always been known for and proud of our commitment to unselfishpublic service, in the Weldon tradition.We embrace the interdisciplinary opportunity of working in a university, we value the creationand dissemination of new knowledge, and we are firmly committed to students and to teachingand learning excellence. We are conscious of the difference we make to law reform,adjudication, legal service, and community engagement at home and around the world. Wevalue the contributions of the founding communities in this province, the Mi’kmaq Nation,Acadians, African Nova Scotians, and British, and we open our doors to the world.For more information, see the Schulich School of Law Strategic Plan athttps://www.dal.ca/faculty/law.html.How to ApplyApplications, including a cover letter, CV, description of planned research activities, statementof teaching interests and teaching evaluations (if available), the names of two academicreferees, and a statement of status relative to the completion of graduate work, should beforwarded by Monday, November 2, 2020, for fullest consideration, to:Office of the DeanSchulich School of LawDalhousie University6061 University Ave.P.O. Box 15000Halifax, NS B3H 4R2Fax: (902) 494-2102Email: Elizabeth.Sanford@dal.caWeb. http://law.dal.ca

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