University Faculty of Law seeks to recruit a Canada Research Chair in Law (Tier
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.
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:
emerging world-class researchers who have demonstrated particular research
potential to achieve international recognition in their fields in the next five
to ten years;
original, innovative research program of high quality;
to attract excellent trainees, students and future researchers.
completed application must include:
of all university transcripts;
of sample publications;
statement outlining how the candidate meets the requirements for a CRC Tier 2
statement outlining experience with teaching and supervision at the J.D. and
graduate level, including all available course outlines and evaluations;
from three referees sent directly by the referee to the address below.
applications and letters of reference are strongly preferred, ideally in PDF.
should submit their file by September 30, 2013. The Committee may still
consider applications after this date.
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.
applications and letters of reference should be sent to Dean Bill Flanagan at:
should be addressed to Dean Bill Flanagan, Queen's University Faculty of Law, Macdonald
Hall, Kingston, Ontario Canada K7L 3N6