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Faculty Member, College of Law (req3940)

The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Indigenous engagement is a strategic priority.

Posted Date: 3/4/2019

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a one year full time or part time Assistant Professor position(s) in the core areas of our first year program, particularly in the areas of property, torts, reconciliation, legal research and writing, and upper-year courses in the areas of labour & employment law and Indigenous legal studies. Candidates with interest and/or experience in teaching in these areas are strongly encouraged to apply. There may be one or two positions and may be full or part time.  Applicants would also undertake relevant administrative activities, including meetings and committee work.

The College of Law is the oldest law school in western Canada, and has provided public service, innovative legal education and high-quality legal scholarship to the Province, Canada and beyond since 1912.  We graduate leaders in a host of different areas with alumni holding judicial, political, academic and private and public sector positions at the highest levels in a number of different regions within the country and beyond. The law school is committed to providing its students with rich experiential learning opportunities. Our faculty members are award-winning teachers, recognized for their teaching innovation and effectiveness. The College has embraced the interdisciplinary opportunities presented by being part of a major research-intensive university. This fact is reflected in the value the law school attributes to the creation and dissemination of diverse forms of knowledge and the use of that knowledge to better the human condition.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.


If you wish to apply, you must hold an LL.M or doctoral qualification in law. Teaching experience is beneficial but not required.

Salary bands for this position are as follows: Assistant Professor: $93,293 to $112,109.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter, a current C.V, three academic letters of reference, samples of your peer-reviewed publications and copies of both peer and student teaching evaluations if available; and any other supporting documents to:


Professor Martin Phillipson, Dean, College of Law

15 Campus Drive

University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, SK  S7N5A6

Telephone: (306) 966-5910


Review of applications will begin April 15, 2019; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019. 

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.