BORA LASKIN FACULTY OF LAW
LIMITED TERM APPOINTMENT FACULTY POSITION(S)
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO
The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay campus, invites applications for up to two (2) Limited Term Faculty positions each for a term of 10 months to three years, dependent on qualifications and experience. The appointment(s) will commence August 1, 2017 at an academic rank commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate.
Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff. With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.
The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law has a tripartite mandate, which includes a focus on Aboriginal and Indigenous law, natural resources and environmental law, and sole/small firm practice. The Faculty’s Integrated Practice Curriculum incorporates the requirements of articling into the Faculty’s three-year program. The Law Society of Upper Canada has approved the Integrated Practice Curriculum; as a result, successful graduates may be called to the bar in Ontario without completing a separate period of articles. Our faculty have experience practicing law, and many of our courses include skills-based exercises.
The successful candidate(s) will teach up to three full-course equivalents per year in areas covered in the JD Program including, but not limited to Aboriginal-Canadian Legal Issues, Indigenous Legal Traditions, Contracts I & II, Property Law, Business Organizations, Natural Resources Law, Real Estate Law, and Trusts, as well as in the candidate’s area of expertise. In addition to teaching, the candidate will be required to participate in the service and administrative work of the Faculty and University, as required.
If you have questions about the positions, please contact Dean EagleWoman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The preferred candidate(s) will have a law degree, with preference given to those who also have a graduate degree in law.
Complete applications will consist of a cover letter that includes a teaching statement and outlines any previous related teaching, service, professional, and/or research experience, up to two samples of published research, a curriculum vitae, law transcripts, and the names and email addresses of three referees. Complete applications should be sent to:
Angelique EagleWoman, Dean, Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Review of the applications will begin May 24, 2017 and will continue until the position(s) are filled.
A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form should be submitted with the application. This form is available on our website at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunities.
Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334, email@example.com.
This position is subject to final budgetary approval.