Job Board Submission Form
All submissions will be reviewed for approval before being posted, but will not be edited. Please submit the following information in Word format, and in English language to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Job title
- Name of University, Organization, or Company and Location of Job (Country, State, City)
- Description of Job (be sure to include applicant instructions, deadline and contact information).
Job Board Listings
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
National University of Singapore – Research Assistant/Research Associate/Research Fellow/Post-Doctoral Fellowship AY2014-2015
Research Assistant/ Research Associate / Research Fellow
The Centre for Banking & Finance Law (CBFL) at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, focuses broadly on legal and regulatory issues relating to banking and financial services. It aims to produce research and host events of scholarly value to academics as well as of policy relevance to the banking and financial services community. In particular, CBFL seeks to engage local and international banks, lawyers, regulators and academics in a regular exchange of ideas and knowledge so as to contribute towards the development of law and regulation in this area, as well as to promote a robust and stable financial sector in Singapore, the region and globally.
The Centre is inviting applications from suitable candidates in the field of Banking and Finance Law to carry out research on various legal and regulatory issues relating to banking and financial services and to help with the work of the centre.
- Subject to the standard NUS terms as to annual leave, the appointed candidate will be expected to be in residence throughout the term of his or her appointment.
- The appointed candidate will be expected to develop new research agenda, including undertaking substantial research projects on banking and finance law, leading to publication during his or her term of appointment. Such research may include, but is not limited to, the writing of articles for publication in refereed journals, contributing to book chapters in edited collections, and preparing a monograph or other book for publication. He or she will also be expected to assist in CBFL research projects and initiatives as assigned by the Centre Director.
- The appointed candidate will be required to present his or her research, and to participate in and contribute to CBFL seminars or reading groups.
- The appointed candidate will be expected to perform incidental work of an administrative, managerial or editorial nature, including some or all of the following: (i) helping with the substantive content of CBFL events and assisting with publications associated with the events; (ii) serving as editor for the CBFL website (http://law.nus.edu.sg/cbfl/) and updating information; and (iii) producing CBFL working papers and reports, including managing the manuscripts, liaising with authors, ensuring compliance with house style, and doing basic editing.
The position will have the following privileges:
1. The appointed candidate will be posted to the full-time position of Research Assistant / Associate / Fellow/ Post-Doctoral Fellow depending on the candidate’s background and expertise. The appointed candidate will be an employee at NUS Law on a one-year extendable contract. Remuneration will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the appointee.
2. The appointed candidate will be eligible to apply for research and conference fund allowances from the Centre to support attendance at academic conferences and field research.
3. The appointed candidate will be allocated a workstation within the premises of the Faculty.
1. An ideal candidate would be of exceptional calibre, have attained an Honours degree (or equivalent), a Master degree or a doctoral degree in law and/or finance. A focus on banking and finance will be helpful but not essential.
2. The principal selection criterion will be the applicant’s potential for excellence in research. Existing research work in banking and finance law related areas will be considered favourably. The applicant should submit a proposed research plan for consideration.
3. The candidate should be exceptionally organized and have an eye for detail. In addition to scholarship, which is a high priority for the position, there will also be administrative responsibilities related to the work of the centre. A strong command of the English language is required.
Applications should be sent by email to email@example.com. These must comprise:
- a cover letter explaining your interest in the position
- a curriculum vitae
- a list of publications, if any
- a writing sample
- academic transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate studies (these may be unofficial and, if studying for a current degree, please include a list of current courses)
- at least two referees who may be contacted for a reference
- research plans for the next one to two years
The deadline for receipt of applications and supporting documents is 13 June 2014, Friday. Applicants will be notified within two months of the deadline on the status of their applications.