21 July 2016 Community

New Space Law Vacancy At McGill University

The Centre for Research in Air and Space Law (CRASL) of the Faculty of Law at McGill University, in Montreal, Canada, intends to appoint one Research Associate for an initial duration of one year, with a possibility of renewal.

A new Research Associate position has opened up at the Center for Research in Air and Space Law at McGill University (Montreal).

The position will be funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grant and other resources. The appointment shall be for an initial duration of one year, with a possibility of renewal. The Research Associate will work as part of a research team at the CRASL under the leadership and supervision of Professor Ram S. Jakhu, Director of the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) and the CRASL.

Applicants must hold a postgraduate doctoral (Ph.D. or equivalent) degree in law (preferably in Space Law) obtained within the last ten years from a well-known university and at least five-year 2 full-time experience in Space Law teaching, research and/or work. The ideal candidate must have a great track record of original research, a high level of proficiency in English and a commitment to work with a research team on the CRASL’s Space Law research agenda, particularly the MILAMOS project. Launched in May 2016, the Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space (MILAMOS) Project aims to develop a widely-accepted manual clarifying the fundamental rules applicable to the military use of outer space, in times of peace, as well as in periods of tension and in outright armed conflict.

The deadline to apply is 5 August 2016. This full-time position will begin on 1 September 2016 and will last until 31 August 2017. The yearly salary for the position will range from CANS $65,000 to CAN$75,000, depending upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

To find out more and to apply see the attached document or visit the Academic Employment Opportunities page on the Faculty of Law's website. https://www.mcgill.ca/law/node/93#SPACEASSOCIATE

Popular articles

Popular articles

Medic on Mars by artist Phil Smith. Astronautics

Planning for health, sex and sleep on a future Mars colony

Special Reports

Sky-fi dawn of the space internet era

Pressure ridges near McMurdo station in Antarctica, where the ARIANNA logistics base is located. Pressure ridges occur when the annually forming sea ice pushes into the permanent ice of Antarctica. Astronautics

Hunting for neutrinos in the ice of Antarctica