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

Applications are sought for several Full-Time Tenure and/or Tenure-Track and Limited Term Positions commencing July 1, 2013.

ABOUT THE FACULTY OF LAW: In 2011, the Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University became Canada's first new Faculty of Law in 33 years. 2013-14 will be its third year of operation. Along with current 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: Applicants with backgrounds in all areas of law are welcome; however, special consideration will be given to applicants with a demonstrated interest and experience in Property Law, Trusts, Family Law, Labour and Employment Law, Environmental Law and International Law.

Candidates should hold a graduate degree, or the equivalent in legal studies, law or a related discipline and demonstrate a capacity for exceptional scholarship and teaching. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching is required.

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

Applications should include their curricula 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, indicating the position sought, should be submitted 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
Kamloops, British Columbia, V2C OC8

Posted 10/14/12