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Old Chancellor Day Hall in the fall. Photo by Lysanne Larose

2022-2023 Academic Recruitment

Located at the foot of picturesque Mount Royal, in the heart of downtown Montreal, McGill University’s Faculty of Law is recognized as one of the best places in the world to study law. Our distinctive integrated program has become an international benchmark for contemporary legal education. The core of the undergraduate curriculum is taught across borders shaped by legal traditions and systems, notably those of the common and civil law and, increasingly, Indigenous legal traditions.

Our degrees at the master’s and doctoral levels attract leading emerging scholars from around the world, as well as established legal professionals pursuing further development. Many members of the graduate student community have earned prestigious awards, including Banting and Vanier fellowships.

The faculty maintains a dynamic, welcoming research environment, which fosters the ongoing intellectual and professional development of all professors. It is home to a vibrant trans-disciplinary research community of institutes, centers, and research groups, including the globally renowned Institute of Air and Space Law, which celebrated its 70th year of existence in 2022.

We are currently accepting applications for our 2022-2023 academic recruitment cycle. The Faculty of Law invites energetic candidates with a strong commitment to innovation and excellence in teaching and research to apply for the following tenure-track academic positions:


These appointments would be effective 1 August 2023. Review of files will begin after 16 September 2022. Applications should be submitted via Workday at the link provided above. You may send inquiries to staffappointments.law [at] mcgill.ca

Job postings

All Job postings are now found on McGill's Workday platform.

Also, please refer to the collective agreement [.pdf] and to the union membership form [.pdf].

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