Academic Employment Opportunity

Faculty of Law

UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#18-15Closing Date:Review of applications is expected to begin on March 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.


The Faculty of Law invites applications for a tenure-track appointment, anticipated to be at the Assistant Professor level, with a start date of July 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020 or such other date as may be negotiated with the successful candidate. The position is subject to budgetary approval. We welcome applications from outstanding scholars of diverse perspectives and are particularly interested in Indigenous scholars. Our current and anticipated teaching priorities are in the following areas:
·         constitutional law
·         private international law, trade law and ecommerce
·         clinical legal education, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility
Candidates will have a strong academic record and will have, or be completing, a graduate degree in law or a related discipline. They will also have a record of, or potential for, excellence in teaching and research.
Founded in 1892, UNB Law is a collegial community with a deep commitment to its 270 students. Faculty members contribute to, and are committed to, sustaining our core curriculum, which includes compulsory courses in all three years. Our offices, teaching facilities, and the Gérard V. La Forest Law Library are located together in an attractive setting on UNB’s Fredericton campus, above the Saint John/St. Jean (Wolastoq) River, in the capital city of New Brunswick. Faculty and students support a variety of causes and events that enhance the civic life of the school and community. We are home to the student-produced annual, UNB Law Journal/Revue de droit de l’U N-B, and we offer many opportunities for collaboration both inside and outside the University.
Review of applications is expected to begin on March 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a curriculum vitae, transcripts of university study, a brief statement of research and teaching interests, and the names, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three referees to:
John Kleefeld, Dean and Professor of Law
Attention: Pamela Hackett
Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick
PO Box 4400, Fredericton NB  E3B 5A3

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.