York University, Osgoode Hall Law School
Faculty Appointment (Rank Open)

Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, Canada's largest English-language law school, is committed to setting the standard for excellence in legal education and legal scholarship. In the coming year, Osgoode expects to make one faculty appointment (rank open) that will further enrich the faculty's strong and innovative teaching and research program, as well as its diversity. This appointment will be effective July 1, 2013, subject to final budgetary approval.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: In making this appointment, Osgoode Hall Law School wishes to sustain its commitment to a broad and innovative curriculum that responds to the changes in Canada's social, economic, political, and intellectual environments and to enhance its long-standing involvement in interdisciplinary, theoretical and experiential teaching and scholarship. To these ends, the Law School will consider all individuals with excellence in scholarly research and in teaching, and with exceptional records of academic accomplishment in the following areas of priority: (1) Dispute Resolution; (2) Private Law; (3) Environmental Law; and (4) Special Distinction. The category of "Special Distinction" refers to "candidates who are nationally recognized as one of the top scholars in their selected field." The Law School also encourages applicants with diverse methodological approaches to law, including both quantitative and qualitative approaches.

Interested individuals should send an application with a cover letter identifying their areas of specialization and areas of interest in research and teaching, together with a detailed research plan, curriculum vitae, copies of law and graduate transcripts, copies of sample publications, a teaching dossier, and three signed confidential letters of academic reference, to be received as soon as possible, and in any event no later than Friday, September 28, 2012 to: Michelle Berman, Secretary of the Faculty Recruitment Committee, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, e-mail: facultyrecruitment@osgoode.yorku.ca

Please note that electronic applications are strongly preferred, and hard copies will not be returned. For updates and more particulars on the areas of priority, including the category of special distinction, as well as application requirements, please visit our website at http://www.osgoode.yorku.ca

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants who currently hold faculty positions are invited to contact Professor Paul Emond, Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee at pemond@osgoode.yorku.ca, (416) 736-5549 or Lorne Sossin, Dean at lawdean@osgoode.yorku.ca, (416) 736-5199.

Osgoode Hall Law School is committed to equality and diversity. The Law School has an Employment Equity Plan, which aims to ensure that our faculty is reflective of the four designated societal groups identified in the federal Employment Equity Act: women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. The Law School welcomes applications from members of these groups and encourages candidates to self-identify in their initial applications. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with HRSDC regulations, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Posted 8/18/12