University of Alberta, Faculty of Law
Academic Appointment In Aboriginal Law

The Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta is celebrating its Centenary during the 2012-2013 academic year. It is proud of its tradition of excellence in preparing students for the practice of law, the distinction of its contributions to research and public service, and the success of its graduates. The Faculty is one of Canada's foremost law schools and is dedicated to enhancing its international reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarship.

The Faculty is seeking applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. In appropriate circumstances, the Faculty will consider applications for appointment at a higher rank. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants will have a graduate degree in a relevant discipline, including a degree in law, and an exceptional record of academic accomplishment in areas relating to Indigenous legal issues or Aboriginal peoples and Canadian law, or will demonstrate achievement or promise in both teaching and research in these areas. We welcome applications in the subject areas related to this field and encourage a wide array of theoretical perspectives.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The closing date for applications is November 1, 2012, but applications will be accepted immediately and the consideration of applicants will commence in October 2012. Applications should include a statement of the applicant's areas of specialization and areas of competence in teaching and research, a curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, and samples of publications or other writing.

Applications must be sent, preferably in electronic form, to:

Dean Philip Bryden
Faculty of Law
485 Law Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB CANADA T6G 2H5
Tel: 780 492 5590
Fax: 780 492 4924

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Posted 10/7/12