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Walter S. Owen and Douglas McK. Brown Visiting Chairs in Law
The Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia invites applications for
the Walter S. Owen and Douglas McK. Brown Visiting Chairs in Law for 2015/16.
The Visiting Chair program is intended to bring leading legal scholars from
around the world to UBC Law to participate in the intellectual life of the Faculty
and to contribute to our program of research and legal education.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Visiting Chairs are expected to deliver an intensive seminar
in the JD program and to give a presentation in one of the Faculty’s lecture
series. Applicants are encouraged as well to propose other activities to be
undertaken during their visit that engage UBC Law’s faculty and students and
contribute to the Faculty’s research culture. Applicants will be provided with
office space in Allard Hall and must be able to commit to being in residence at
the Faculty for a substantial period of time during the Fall or Spring term,
commensurate with the proposed course of teaching and activities, and ideally at
least two to three weeks.
Visiting Chairs will receive an honorarium of up to $10,000, with up to an
additional $5000 available to cover approved travel expenses and
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please send expressions of interest, including a
current C.V., a cover letter outlining intensive courses they would be prepared to
teach, proposed lecture topics, an outline of any additional activities they would
like to offer during their visit, and an indication of precise dates of availability
during the terms of the 2015/16 academic year, to Dean Mary Anne Bobinski.
Electronic applications are preferred and should be submitted
to: [email protected]
The deadline for applications is December 6, 2014.
Hard copy applications may also be sent to:
Dean Mary Anne Bobinski
Faculty of Law at Allard Hall
The University of British Columbia
1822 East Mall, Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 1Z1
ABOUT THE FACULTY OF LAW: UBC Law at Allard Hall, one of Canada's
leading law schools, is committed to being one of the world's great centres for
legal education and research. As part of an outstanding public university situated
in one of the most open, diverse and beautiful places in the world, we offer an
inspiring environment that combines rigorous professional legal training with an
awareness of the role of law in society. Faculty members are engaged with and
connected to academics, practitioners, and policy-makers around the globe, and
are committed to ensuring that their research makes a difference. The Faculty is
housed in a brand new, state-of-the-art law building, Allard Hall, designed to fully
support teaching and research. More information about the Faculty of Law can
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UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. The
Faculty of Law 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 further diversification of ideas.
Visiting Chairs are open to individuals of any nationality. Offers will be made in
accordance with UBC policy, the requirements of the Visiting Chair program, and
the best fit with the Faculty's core mandate and mission.