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November 10, 2022

The Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, invites applications for aprobationary tenure-track, tenure-track or tenured appointment at the rank ofAssistant, Associate or Full Professor, to commence July 1, 2023, in the areas ofEnvironmental Law, Climate Change and Energy Law, Environmental ImpactAssessment, and Oceans Law. We are especially interested in applications fromscholars whose work will advance the research, teaching and graduate and postdoctoral supervision activities of our Marine and Environmental Law Institute andthe associated Marine and Environmental Law Program.Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continuallychampioning equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The universityencourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons ofBlack/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of otherracialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying asmembers of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute tothe diversity of our community. For more information, pleasevisit should have an outstanding academic record, a record of scholarlyengagement, and demonstrated teaching and research excellence. At the time ofappointment, the successful candidate will hold an LL.B. or J.D. degree, orequivalent, and relevant Master’s and Ph.D. degrees or equivalent.The deadline for applications is November 17, 2022.About the Schulich School of LawWe are a vibrant, collegial, and close-knit community of faculty and students fromaround the world. We live the Weldon Tradition of unselfish public service – ofgiving back and making the world a better place. The Schulich School of Law playsan extraordinary role in Canadian and international legal education. We are anational law school with an international reputation. We draw talented studentsfrom every region of the country and from around the world into our JD, combinedJD/Masters, LLM, and PhD programs. We graduate leaders. Our alumni hold everyform of government office, teach in law schools, innovate in the provision of privateand public sector legal services and in business, advance policy in the executivebranch of governments, render decisions on courts across the country, and offerservice to non-governmental bodies and non-profit and community organizations.We embrace the interdisciplinary opportunity of working in a university, we valuethe creation and dissemination of new knowledge, and we are firmly committed tostudents and to teaching and learning excellence. We are conscious of thedifference we make to law reform, adjudication, legal service, and communityengagement at home and around the world. We value the contributions of thefounding communities in this province, the Mi’kmaq Nation, Acadians, African NovaScotians, and British, and we open our doors to the world.About the Marine & Environmental Law Institute (MELAW)MELAW is located in the vibrant port city of Halifax and is internationallyrecognized for excellence in marine and environmental law teaching andresearch. MELAW is housed in the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie Universityand carries out research and consultancy activities. MELAW also directs theMarine & Environmental Law Program (MELP) academic specialization. MELAWsupports student collaboration in addressing environmental issues through theEnvironmental Law Students' Society and the East Coast Environmental LawAssociation, a non-governmental organization dedicated to environmental laweducation and advocacy. In addition to scholarly research and publicationactivities, faculty, associates and staff carry out research projects and provideadvisory services to agencies of the United Nations and regional organizations aswell as assisting government departments and non-governmental organizationsin Canada and internationally.For more information about our law school community, see, and for the Schulich School of Law StrategicPlan, see to ApplyApplications should include a brief cover letter, specifying the candidate’s primaryarea(s) of teaching and research, resume, university transcripts, separate teachingand research statements (maximum five pages total), and the names of threereferees, at least two of whom must be academic referees. Applications should besubmitted online at: qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians andpermanent residents will be given priority.

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