Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

The newly created Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia invites applications from outstanding scholars with a special interest in Property Law for one position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Full-Time Tenure and/or Tenure-Track Position Commencing Immediately.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University is the first in Canada in over 33 years. Along with our inaugural faculty members, you will contribute to developing an innovative approach to legal education blending academic, professional, and ethical aspects of a modern law curriculum.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should hold a graduate degree, or the equivalent in legal studies, law or a related discipline and demonstrate a capacity for theoretically-informed, interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching is required. Applicants with backgrounds and focus in all areas of law are welcome; however, immediate priority may be given to those with a demonstrated interest or experience in property law.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications will be accepted and interviews will begin immediately.

Applications should include their curriculum vitae, transcripts, names of three academic referees, and a detailed cover letter identifying the applicant's areas of interest in research and teaching.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal peoples; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications should be submitted by August 1, 2012, to Founding Dean of Law, Christopher Axworthy, Q.C. via email:, or via mail to:

The Office of the Dean
Faculty of Law
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road
British Columbia, V2C OC8

Posted 7/29/12