Faculty Position in Law
University of New Brunswick

Faculty of Law: Tenure-Track Appointments

Academic Employment Opportunity #19-28
UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: Review of applications is expected to begin by March 19, 2020 and continue until the positions are filled.

The Faculty of Law invites applications for two tenure-track appointments, anticipated to be at the Assistant Professor level, with start dates of July 1, 2020 or January 1, 2021 or such other dates as may be negotiated with the successful candidates. The positions are subject to budgetary approvals. We welcome applications from outstanding scholars of diverse perspectives and are particularly interested in Indigenous scholars. Our current and anticipated teaching priorities are in the following areas:

criminal law
civil procedure
natural resources and environmental law
clinical legal education
legal research and writing

Candidates will have a strong academic record and will have, or be completing, a graduate degree in law or a related discipline. They will also have a record of, or potential for, excellence in teaching and research.

Founded in 1892, UNB Law is a collegial community with a deep commitment to its 270 students. Faculty members contribute to, and are committed to, sustaining our core curriculum, which includes compulsory courses in all three years. Our offices, teaching facilities, and the Gerard V. La Forest Law Library are located together in an attractive setting on UNB's Fredericton campus, above the Saint John/St. Jean (Wolastoq) River, in the capital city of New Brunswick. Faculty and students support a variety of causes and events that enhance the civic life of the school and community. We are home to the student-produced annual, UNB Law Journal/Revue de droit de l'U N-B, and we offer many opportunities for collaboration both inside and outside the University.

Review of applications is expected to begin by March 19, 2020 and continue until the positions are filled. Please submit a curriculum vitae, transcripts of university study, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and the names, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three referees to:

John Kleefeld, Dean and Professor of Law

Attention: Tina Madore, Assistant to the Dean

Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick

PO Box 4400, Fredericton NB E3B 5A3

Email: lawdean@unb.ca

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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