Tenure-stream Position in Corporate or Aboriginal/Indigenous Law

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March 31, 2021

The Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, invites applications for a probationary tenure-track, tenure-track or tenured appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, tocommence July 1, 2021 in the areas of Corporate Law and/or Aboriginal and Indigenous Law.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.Applicants should have an outstanding academic record, a record of scholarly engagement, anddemonstrated (or potential) teaching and research excellence. At the time of appointment, thesuccessful candidate will hold an LL.B. or J.D. degree and is expected to have a relevantMaster’s degree or a doctorate (completed or in progress).The deadline for applications is October 9, 2020.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 Planat https://www.dal.ca/faculty/law.html.How to ApplyApplications should include a resume, university transcripts, separate teaching and researchstatement (maximum five pages total), and the names of three referees, at least two of whommust be academic referees. If a candidate’s graduate degree is in progress, then in their coverletter they should indicate their stage of completion. Applications should be submitted onlineat: http://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/4302.All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residentswill be given priority.http://law.dal.ca

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