2024-2025 Teaching Opportunities Sessional Instructor Positions

Request for Expressions of Interest

The Faculty of Law invites expressions of interest for teaching in a number of areas in the 2024-2025 academic year, including the following courses:

  • LAW 305 Sentencing: Law, Theory and Practice (Fall Term)
  • LAW 313 Securities Regulation (Fall Term
  • LAW 316 Secured Transactions (Fall Term)
  • LAW 342 Immigration and Citizenship Law (Fall Term)
  • LAW 309 The Law of Evidence (Spring Term)
  • LAW 315 Business Associations (Spring Term)
  • LAW 360 Legal Ethics and Professionalism (Spring Term)

All appointments will be for the Fall 2024 academic term or for the Spring 2025 academic term, and will take the form of a Sessional Instructor appointment within the CUPE 4163 (Component 3) Sessional Lecturers certification.

Appointment at the rank of Sessional Instructor requires successful completion of an LLB, JD, BCL, or equivalent law degree, and at least two years of practice or related experience. A graduate degree in law would be an asset. A record of successful teaching and publication in law and related fields also would be an asset.

Remuneration will be commensurate with the nature of the appointment, educational background, and experience.

What you have to do to apply

Applications consisting of a cover letter that specifies areas of teaching, availability to teach in-person or online, preferred academic term, a curriculum vitae, and the names of (and contact information for) two referees should be received no later than Friday 31 May 2024 at 12:00 pm, sent by email to Geoffrey Loomer, Associate Dean, Administration and Research at ldeanadm@uvic.ca.

Information about the Faculty of Law can be found at http://www.uvic.ca/law.

It is anticipated that staffing will be completed by 7 June 2024. The University reserves the right to fill additional teaching assignments from the pool of applicants for this posting. The position(s) may be re-posted if not filled and are subject to satisfactory course enrollment and/or funding.

Consistent with UVic’s values, we acknowledge and respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory the University stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Read our full equity statement here: www.uvic.ca/equitystatement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.