The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Aboriginal engagement is a strategic priority.

Term Faculty Position

College of Law

The College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan is seeking to fill a single term position.  Although the Search Committee is interested in hearing from all exceptional candidates regardless of subject matter expertise, candidates with the capacity to teach in the areas of Torts and Administrative Law are especially welcome. It is anticipated that the appointment will be at the rank of assistant professor and will commence on January 1, 2017. The duration of the term is 6 months.

The College of Law has particular strength in a number of fields, including dispute resolution, as well as, business, constitutional, criminal, and Aboriginal law. In addition, the College has interdisciplinary links with other academic units on campus, including the Graduate Schools of Public Health, Public Policy, and Environment and Sustainability. Consequently, scholars who work in these areas may find the prospect of collaboration with members of the University’s academic community particularly appealing.

As the oldest law school in western Canada, the College of Law has a distinguished and venerable history. We graduate leaders in a host of different areas, with alumni holding judicial, political, academic, private and public-sector positions at the highest levels in a number of different regions within the country and beyond. The law school is committed to providing its students with rich experiential learning opportunities. Our faculty members are award-winning teachers, recognized for their teaching innovation and effectiveness. The College has embraced the interdisciplinary opportunities presented by being part of a major research-intensive university. This fact is reflected in the value the law school attributes to the creation and dissemination of diverse forms of knowledge and the use of that knowledge to better the human condition.

The College of Law has a number of features that enhance faculty and student engagement. The law school boasts three visiting chairs that allow distinguished scholars from around the world to bring new perspectives to the work of the College. The College is affiliated with the Native Law Centre, as well as with the University’s interdisciplinary graduate schools focused on environment and sustainability, and public policy. The College offers an LL.M. degree that attracts promising new researchers. Each year, the College offers an array of guest lectures, conferences and seminars.

A position with the University of Saskatchewan comes with a very competitive benefits package that includes life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long-term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health spending account.

The successful candidate will be appointed to a position at the assistant professor level (the salary band for this position is $93,293 - $112,109 per annum). Applications will start being considered on November 7, 2016 until the position is filled.

Inquiries as well as letters of application, accompanied by a current curriculum vitae, sample of scholarly writing, university transcripts and letters from three academic referees, should be directed to:

Professor Martin Phillipson
Dean, College of Law
University of Saskatchewan
15 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7N 5A6
Telephone: (306) 966-5910
Fax: (306) 966-5900
Email: martin.phillipson@usask.ca

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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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