University of Manitoba Faculty of Law
The University of Manitoba Faculty of Law invites applications for up to three tenure-track or tenured positions at the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank (Position Numbers 13064, 14799 and 15208), to begin July 1, 2013. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.
Assistant, Associate or Professor
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The Faculty is seeking outstanding candidates who will contribute actively to the life of the academic community at the University of Manitoba and beyond. The main criterion is academic excellence, or a demonstrated potential for excellence, as reflected in the candidate's scholarly and teaching record. Applicants must have completed, or be close to completing, graduate studies in law or a related field. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Faculty encourages diverse and interdisciplinary approaches to law and welcomes applications from candidates in all fields of legal study.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY AND FACULTY OF LAW: The Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba has approximately 300 J.D. students and an LL.M. program. It is also home to the Centre for Human Rights Research, the Asper Chair in International Business and Trade Law and the Desautels Centre in Private Enterprise and the Law. A number of journals are based at the Faculty: The Canadian Journal of Human Rights, the only legal periodical in Canada to focus on human rights scholarship; The Manitoba Law Journal and Underneath the Golden Boy, dedicated to publishing reviews of developments in Manitoba case law and statutes; The Asper Review of International Business & Trade Law; and The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law. In recognition of the needs of French-language communities locally and nationally and the role of the French language in our legal system, the Faculty is integrating into its J.D. program opportunities for students to experience part of their legal education in French. The University of Manitoba, the Province's only medical doctoral university has a student population of over 26,000. Winnipeg is the capital city (population approximately 700,000) of Manitoba and offers excellent cultural, sporting and recreational activities.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Each application should include a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of current and prospective research interests, and information regarding teaching experience or potential. Applicants should also arrange to have copies of all academic transcripts and three letters of reference sent directly to the addressee below. The deadline for receipt of completed applications, including letters of reference is September 30, 2012; however, the Hiring Committee may consider applications received after that date and until the positions are filled.
The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations or gender identities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applications, transcripts, and letters of reference should be sent to:
Dean Lorna A. Turnbull
c/o Marcia Kort, Confidential Assistant to the Dean
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
Fax: (204) 474-7663
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of the "Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act" (Manitoba). Please note that curricula vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.
For more information on this and other opportunities, please visit: http://umanitoba.ca/employment