Schulich School of Law – Limited Term Position

The Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, invites applications for one to two one-year limited-term appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence July 1, 2022, to meet specific subject area needs in Property, Torts, and Introduction to Law for undergraduate students. These appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

Dalhousie University and the Schulich School of Law are committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

About the Schulich School of Law
We are a vibrant, collegial, and close-knit community of faculty and students from around the world. We live the Weldon Tradition of unselfish public service – of giving back and making the world a better place. The Schulich School of Law plays an extraordinary role in Canadian and international legal education. We are a national law school with an international reputation. We draw talented students from every region of the country and from around the world into our J.D., combined J.D./Masters, LL.M., and Ph.D. programs. We graduate leaders. Our alumni hold every form of government office, teach in law schools, innovate in the provision of private and public sector legal services and in business, advance policy in the executive branch of governments, render decisions on courts across the country, and offer service to non-governmental bodies and non-profit and community organizations.

We embrace the interdisciplinary opportunity of working in a university, we value the creation and dissemination of new knowledge, and we are firmly committed to students and to teaching and learning excellence. We are conscious of the difference we make to law reform, adjudication, legal service, and community engagement at home and around the world. We value the contributions of the founding communities in this province, the Mi’kmaq Nation, Acadians, African Nova Scotians, and British, and we open our doors to the world. For more information, see the Schulich School of Law Strategic Plan at

How to Apply

Applications from interested individuals will be considered for a full-time limited term teaching appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor for one year effective July 1, 2022. Applicants must have a J.D./LL.B. degree, and a graduate degree in law or a related discipline. The successful candidate(s) will have demonstrated the ability or potential for excellence in teaching. Applications received before May 15, 2022 will be given fullest consideration.

Applications should include a resume, university transcripts, separate teaching statement (maximum three pages total), and the names of three referees, at least one of whom must be an academic referee. If a candidate’s graduate degree is in progress, then in their cover letter they should indicate their stage of completion. Applications should be submitted online at:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie has a COVID-19 vaccine mandate that is currently in place until April 30, 2022. Should the vaccine mandate be re-implemented at a later date, the successful candidate will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, or may seek an accommodation from Dalhousie’s vaccine requirements on grounds protected under provincial human rights legislation. Please visit the Campus Check website for more information.

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 05/15/2022