Two Carleton University Hiring Announcements

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From colleagues at Carleton University (Canada), two hiring announcements:

Law and Legal Studies (lndigeneity and the Law) – Assistant Professor

The Department of Law and Legal Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary (tenure-track) appointment in “lndigeneity and the Law” at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2014.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses in our undergraduate program and contribute to the development of our graduate offerings including our new PhD in Legal Studies in the area of domestic and/or international issues of lndigeneity and the Law. The successful candidate may also wish to participate in the new Masters concentration and Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Policy and Administration offered by the School of Public Policy and Administration. The Department of Law and Legal Studies is the home of the oldest and largest undergraduate and graduate programs in Legal Studies in Canada. The Department emerged in 1967 as the first unit in Canada to study law with multidisciplinary academic concerns in mind. The Department offers a B.A. & B.A. (Honours) in Law to over 1000 students within the Faculty of Public Affairs and includes concentrations in Human Rights & Transnational Law, Business Law, and Law, Policy and Government among its undergraduate programs.

The Department of Law and Legal Studies is committed to interdisciplinary legal inquiry and is composed of scholars engaged in interdisciplinary teaching and research from a range of disciplines including criminology, history, law, legal anthropology, political economy, political theory, mass communications and sociology. The Department currently offers a B.A. in Law and a M.A. and Ph.D in Legal Studies.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree, or the equivalent, in legal studies, law or a related discipline and demonstrate a capacity for theoretically-informed, interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop an externally-funded, high quality research program; will be committed to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; and will contribute effectively to the academic life of the Department, the Faculty and the University.

Applicants should send a cover letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests; a teaching portfolio, including evidence of teaching performance and a statement of teaching philosophy; and have three referees forward supporting letters by the closing date of December 1, 2013 to: Chair, Department of Law and Legal Studies c/o Gina Freitag, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1 S 5B6. gina.freitag@carleton.ca


The Department of Law and Legal Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary (tenure-track) appointment in “Criminology and Socio-legal Studies” at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2014.

The successful applicant will teach and conduct research in the field of Criminology and Socio-legal Studies. Substantive research interests are open. At the undergraduate level, the successful applicant will be expected to teach core courses in criminal law and/or criminology and contribute to the Department’s support of the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice. At the graduate level, the successful applicant will contribute to the Department’s offerings in the specialization areas of “Crime, Governance and Security” for the MA and “Crime, Law and Security” for the PhD in Legal Studies.

The Department of Law and Legal Studies is the home of the oldest and largest undergraduate and graduate programs in Legal Studies in Canada. The Department emerged in 1967 as the first unit in Canada to study law with multidisciplinary academic concerns in mind. The Department offers a B.A. & B.A. (Honours) in Law to over 1000 students within the Faculty of Public Affairs and includes concentrations in Human Rights & Transnational Law, Business Law, and Law, Policy and Government among its undergraduate programs. The Department of Law and Legal Studies is committed to interdisciplinary legal inquiry and is composed of scholars engaged in interdisciplinary teaching and research from a range of disciplines including criminology, history, law, legal anthropology, political economy, political theory, mass communications and sociology. The Department currently offers a B.A. in Law and a M.A. and Ph.D in Legal Studies.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree, or the equivalent, in legal studies, law or a related discipline and demonstrate a capacity for theoretically-informed, interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop an externally-funded, high quality research program; will be committed to effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; and will contribute effectively to the academic life of the Department, the Faculty and the University.

Applicants should send a cover letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests; a teaching portfolio, including evidence of teaching performance and a statement of teaching philosophy; and have three referees forward supporting letters by the closing date of December 1, 2013 to: Chair, Department of Law and Legal Studies c/o Gina Freitag, Carleton University, 112S Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6. gina.freitag@carleton.ca

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide more than 27,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 65 programs of study. Carleton’s creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts. As an innovative institution, Carleton is uniquely committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding daily.

Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus in the central portion of Ottawa, bordered by the Rideau River on one side, and the Rideau Canal on the other. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa itself, with a population of almost one million, is Canada’s capital city and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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