08 September 2013

OPPORTUNITY: Queen's University Canada Research Chair in Law

Queen's University Faculty of Law seeks to recruit a Canada Research Chair in Law (Tier 2).

Applicants should be Assistant or Associate Professors or possess the necessary qualifications. Absent exceptional circumstances, the candidate will be expected to have a Doctorate in law or a cognate discipline, with the candidate having completed his or her highest degree no more than ten years prior to nomination for the Chair.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a highly productive scholarly agenda including the development of research relationships with researchers across Canada and internationally, to provide effective teaching and mentoring of J.D. and graduate students.

Tier 2 nominees need to meet the specific requirements for Tier 2 appointment:

-          excellent emerging world-class researchers who have demonstrated particular research creativity;
-          demonstrated potential to achieve international recognition in their fields in the next five to ten years;
-          an original, innovative research program of high quality;
-          potential to attract excellent trainees, students and future researchers.

Each completed application must include:
-          a curriculum vitae;
-          copies of all university transcripts;
-          copies of sample publications;
-          a statement outlining how the candidate meets the requirements for a CRC Tier 2 appointment;
-          a statement outlining experience with teaching and supervision at the J.D. and graduate level, including all available course outlines and evaluations;
-          letters from three referees sent directly by the referee to the address below.

Electronic applications and letters of reference are strongly preferred, ideally in PDF.

Applicants should submit their file by September 30, 2013. The Committee may still consider applications after this date.

The Faculty will work with the successful candidate to submit a CRC nomination to the CRC Secretariat by April 2014. The successful candidate may assume a tenure track or tenured faculty position at Queen's as early as July 1, 2014; however, the CRC competition is subject to final review and approval by the CRC Secretariat.

Electronic applications and letters of reference should be sent to Dean Bill Flanagan at: w.flanagan@queensu.ca

Hard copies should be addressed to Dean Bill Flanagan, Queen's University Faculty of Law, Macdonald Hall, Kingston, Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

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