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Te Piringa – Faculty of Law, The University of Waikato

Lecturer,  Hamilton, New Zealand

Te Piringa translates as “the coming together of people”. The Faculty was founded in 1990 on the principles of professionalism, biculturalism and the study of law in context and is committed to internationally benchmarked, research-led teaching and has two research centres. From 2015 Te Piringa will be housed in a state of the art new building.  As one of seven faculties in the University, it has over 900 students, and 40 staff. According to this year’s QS World University Rankings, the Faculty is ranked as being among the top 150 law schools in the world.

We have two vacancies and are looking for suitably qualified applicants to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate papers in Legal Method and Family Law, but applicants in all fields of the discipline are also encouraged to apply.  You will have demonstrated teaching experience, a developing or strong research record and it is preferable that you have legal industry experience and are able to contribute to postgraduate student supervision.

It is essential that you have a LLB or JD degree or equivalent and an LLM, with a PhD preferable. The ability to communicate effectively with students and staff is also essential along with an interest and willingness to contribute to faculty and university administration matters.

Current salary range for Lecturers is NZ$67,477 to $82,383 per year.
Further information about the Faculty of Law is available at http://www.waikato.ac.nz/law

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to the Chairperson, Wayne Rumbles, email: wayner@waikato.ac.nz or to the Dean of Law, Professor Bradford Morse, email: bmorse@waikato.ac.nz

Vacancy number: 340275 – Continuing position
Vacancy number: 340259 – Fixed-term until 30 June 2016
These positions will remain open until filled.
For more information and to apply, visit www.jobs.waikato.ac.nz

Ko te Tangata – For the People
At the University of Waikato we define ourselves by our academic and research excellence and the strength of our international connections. Our distinctiveness is driven by our focus on sustainability, our commitment to Māori learning and research, and our role as leaders and innovators.

Our motto, Ko te Tangata, underlines our acknowledgement of the Treaty of Waitangi, equal opportunity for all, the importance of collegiality, and the individuals who are our staff, students and stakeholders.

E herea ana te Whare Wānanga ki te kaupapa kia whakaratohia te mea angitū ōrite ki ngā tāngata katoa.

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law
Doctoral Research Scholarships AY2015-2016

As Asia’s Global Law School, the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS Law) is committed to fostering excellence in research by building a strong core of doctoral research students.

The NUS PhD comprises: (i) coursework (up to 6 graduate courses, taken in the first year), followed by (ii) a thesis of not more than 80,000 words. Successful applicants will commence their candidature as probationary PhD students and will work under the supervision of a Faculty member at NUS Law. Within 12-18 months of their candidature, probationary PhD students must orally defend an outline of the proposed PhD thesis at the Doctoral Candidate Qualifying Examination (DCQE). Candidates who succeed at the DCQE will have their PhD candidature confirmed and may proceed to write the thesis.

Successful PhD applicants will also be recommended for the award of a Graduate Research Scholarship for the duration of their candidature, subject to satisfactory progress, and with a maximum tenure of four years. Successful applicants are required to sign a letter of undertaking agreeing to observe the terms and conditions for the award of the Scholarship. A copy of the current terms and conditions can be assessed here.

The closing date for all applications is 1 December 2014. Application instructions can be found at http://law.nus.edu.sg/admissions/app_periods_forms.html.

Requirements

  1. A good Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB/BA) and a good Master’s degree in Law (LLM/BCL/MJur) are the minimum requirements. The Master’s degree in Law should have been awarded with minimum Upper Second Class Honours (or equivalent) and, preferably, with First Class Honours (or equivalent).
  2. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for all foreign applicants except those from English-medium institutions in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA. We strongly prefer the internet-based TOEFL (iBT). A minimum score of 100 is required.
  3. The selection committee will consider the alignment of the proposed PhD research topic with NUS Law’s research strengths and priorities, which may be found at http://law.nus.edu.sg/research_publications/research_area.asp.
  4. Outstanding applicants in any area of law are strongly encouraged to apply. Without prejudice to this generality, applicants are particularly sought within the fields of Asian Legal Studies, Banking and Financial Law, Competition Law, Corporations, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Insolvency, Intellectual Property, Public International Law, Legal Theory and Legal Philosophy, Shipping and Maritime Law, and Tax Law.

Benefits

  1. Successful applicants recommended for the award of a Graduate Research Scholarship will receive: (i) a monthly stipend, and (ii) a full tuition fee subsidy. For International Students, the monthly stipend is currently S$2,000. Probationary PhD students who successfully pass the DCQE will receive an additional monthly stipend of up to S$500 per month.
  2.  The Graduate Research Scholarship and any additional stipends are renewable annually subject to good performance.
  3.  In addition to their annual leave (21 working days), Graduate Research Scholars are eligible to apply for (i) Research and Conference Leave, (ii) Leave of Absence.
  4.  Graduate Research Scholars who apply successfully for Research and Conference leave will receive additional financial support, capped at a maximum of S$4,000 throughout their degree candidature.

Please address all correspondences to,
Admissions – Graduate Programmes,
Faculty of Law,
National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building,
469G Bukit Timah Road,
Singapore 259776
Email: lawGRADadm@nus.edu.sg

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law

Post-Doctoral Fellowships AY2015-2016

As Asia’s Global Law School, the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS Law) is committed to fostering excellence in research among early stage legal scholars.

We invite applications for Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions commencing in AY2015-2016. These Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions may be held generally within NUS Law or, for candidates with appropriate backgrounds and expertise, within the Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS), the Centre for Law and Business (CLB), the Centre for Banking and Finance Law (CBFL), and a new research centre in AY2015-2016, the Centre for Maritime Law (CML).

Successful applicants will commence their Fellowships at the start of August 2015 and conclude them at the end of July 2016. Click here for more information.

University of Toronto, Dean, Faculty of Law

The University of Toronto is conducting an extensive international search for the position of Dean of the Faculty of Law, and invites expressions of interest, nominations and applications for the position. The appointment will be effective January 1, 2015, or as soon thereafter as possible.

Established in 1827 by royal charter, the University of Toronto, with one of the strongest research and teaching standings in North America, is consistently ranked in the top 20 universities in the world and first in Canada. Located in the heart of vibrant, cosmopolitan Toronto, the University has more than 20,000 faculty and staff and some 80,000 students enrolled across three campuses, an annual budget of $2 billion, and research grant and contract support of more than $1.2 billion. Its library is consistently ranked as one of the top three research libraries in North America, with over 21 million holdings. Additional information is available at the University’s website: www.utoronto.ca.

The Faculty of Law has an illustrious history as one of the oldest professional faculties at the University of Toronto. Today, it is preeminent among Canadian law schools and one of the best in the world. More than 50 full-time and 60 adjunct and distinguished visiting faculty members from the world’s leading law schools come together with approximately 600 academically gifted and engaged JD and graduate students to form a dynamic intellectual community. The Faculty’s challenging and diverse academic programs are supplemented by its many public interest clinics and programs. The Faculty of Law enjoys close links to its more than 7,000 alumni, who enjoy rewarding careers and positions of leadership in every sector of Canadian society and remain involved in many aspects of life at the law school. A high level of interaction with the rest of the University also yields numerous interdisciplinary programs, combined degree options, and cross appointments for faculty members. Following a successful capital campaign, construction of the new Jackman Law Building commenced in 2013 and will become the Faculty’s new home in 2015. For further information, please see www.law.utoronto.ca.

The Dean of the Faculty of Law will be an accomplished and visionary scholar, educator, communicator and leader, with a history of exemplary administration that reflects a commitment to  excellence, equity and diversity; a capacity to build and lead collaborative teams; and a record of effective relationships with a range of internal and external partners. The Dean will also have the necessary skills, qualities and interests to be an effective fundraiser. Responsible to the Vice-President and Provost, the Dean will lead the ongoing academic and administrative operations of the Faculty and form part of the senior leadership of the University of Toronto. The Dean will enhance the Faculty of Law’s endeavours and reputation, and participate in realizing the aspirations of the University of Toronto’s academic plan, Towards 2030.

Recently named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 7th year in a row, and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the 6th consecutive year, the University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

The search committee will begin considering potential candidates immediately and will continue until the role is successfully filled. Applications including a curriculum vitae, a letter of introduction and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without the consent of the candidate) should be submitted electronically, in confidence, to:

Laverne Smith & Associates Inc
1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801
Toronto, ON  M5E 1W7
UTLaw@lavernesmith.com