University of Windsor Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor invites applications for two (2) tenure-track faculty positions and a one (1) year limited- term position at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor commencing July 1, 2013. We welcome candidates in all areas of legal study who share Windsor Law's commitments to access to justice, transnationalism, interdisciplinarity and community. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
Faculty Positions in Legal Study
ABOUT WINDSOR LAW: With over 600 students, 32 faculty members, and 5,500 alumni and alumnae, Windsor Law provides students with an innovative legal education in a supportive community environment. A comprehensive curriculum combined with experiential learning is at the heart of the Windsor Law experience. Students participate in a variety of clinical and outreach programs, including two legal aid clinics and the Centre for Enterprise and Law, which is a joint clinic initiative between the law and business faculties. In addition to the Canadian J.D., Windsor Law offers a Canadian and American dual-degree program with the University of Detroit Mercy, allowing students to obtain in three years the degrees necessary for practice on both sides of the border. Students may also choose combined J.D./M.S.W. and J.D./M.B.A. degrees with Windsor's School of Social Work and Odette School of Business. As well, the Faculty is establishing a research-based LL.M. graduate program. For more information, visit the website at http://www.uwindsor.ca/law
Access to justice and transnational law are an integral part of Windsor Law's identity and culture. Professors, staff, students and alumni are dedicated to making access to legal education, the legal system and, ultimately, access to justice, more attainable for all members of society. Our unique location at the Canada-U.S. border opens up teaching and research opportunities that cannot be replicated elsewhere, including our Dual Canadian-American JD program. Interdisciplinary research and teaching are valued and facilitated through our joint degree programs, clinical and experiential learning opportunities and collaborative approaches to research and teaching.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The Faculty of Law is seeking candidates who possess a graduate degree in law or equivalent experience beyond the first law degree who have a demonstrated record in or the potential for excellence in research and teaching and will be collaborative colleagues who contribute to the life and growth of the Faculty of Law.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications will include:
- a letter of application which addresses the qualifications identified above and includes a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
- a current curriculum vitae;
- a teaching dossier or statement of teaching philosophy;
- a statement of research interests and a research plan; and
- three current letters of reference including a least two academic references forwarded by the referees.
To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by October 19, 2012 to:
Camille Cameron, Dean
Faculty of Law
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4
Tel: (519) 253-3000, Ext. 2930
Fax: (519) 973-7064
Applications may still be received after the deadline date. The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the appointments committee.
The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and to self-identify as a member of one of these groups. International candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, c/o Gerri Pacecca, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, 511 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. The University of Windsor, one of Ontario's leading academic institutions, provides a learning-centred approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow. Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at http://www.uwindsor.ca. For more information on living and working at the University of Windsor, visit the Faculty Recruitment Web site at http://www.uwindsor.ca/facultyrecruitment, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Gerri Pacecca, at (877) 665-6608 toll free within North America, or call collect outside of North America at 001-519-561-1432.