Positions Available


The Faculty of Law at Western University is in an exciting period of faculty renewal and growth, having appointed over a dozen new faculty in the last five years. The Faculty invites applications for a Probationary (tenure track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor or a Tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Candidates may also be considered for Limited Term appointment, with rank to be determined by qualifications and experience.

The Faculty welcomes applications in all areas of law. Without limiting the call for applications, the Faculty notes a particular interest in applications in the areas of Aboriginal law, administrative law, constitutional law, criminal law and procedure, environmental law, Indigenous law, intellectual property and technology law, and property law. Applicants must have a JD, LLB, or equivalent degree, as well as a relevant advanced graduate degree or its equivalent.


The Faculty of Law at the University of Western Ontario invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean (EDID). The initial appointment will be for a two-year limited term with the possibility of renewal. The appointment will be at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications and experience. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2023, although alternate start dates may be arranged. Qualified applicants must have a JD, LLB, or equivalent degree. Salary will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.

The Assistant Dean (EDID) will play a crucial leadership role at Western Law. The Assistant Dean (EDID) will help to deepen and strengthen understanding and awareness of EDID issues and Western Law’s commitment to the principles of EDID and will work to build and foster a more inclusive environment at Western Law. Reporting to the Dean, the Assistant Dean (EDID) will provide advice to the Dean on issues relating to EDID, including strategies for improving the law school environment. This important role will involve work with faculty, staff, and student leaders to lead the development and implementation of plans to fulfill the law school’s commitment to EDID. The Assistant Dean (EDID) will serve as Chair of Western Law’s EDID Committee and will be the principal point of contact and a resource person for all members of the Western Law community—including students, faculty, and staff—on all issues relating to equity, diversity, inclusion, decolonization, and accessibility within the law school. Read more