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Judge George Killam, Jr. Chair of Criminal Law: Texas Tech University School of Law (Lubbock, Texas, USA)

  • Type: Lateral : Tenured
  • Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, and have a demonstrated record of scholarly distinction, exemplary teaching, and institutional or public service. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation law students is highly desirable. Service to the School of Law and University is expected, and service duties include program building and a commitment to relevant extracurricular activities. Although we recognize that external funding opportunities have traditionally been limited in legal academia, candidates who have strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding or who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.
  • Description: Texas Tech University School of Law invites applications from exceptional individuals to fill a lateral faculty position for the 2022-23 academic year. The position is open to candidates who are tenured at another law school or who would satisfy Texas Tech University’s requirements to be hired as a full professor with tenure. The successful candidate will have the qualifications and experience to fill the Judge George Killam, Jr. Chair of Criminal Law, and should be willing to teach Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and additional elective courses. The Judge George Killam, Jr. Chair of Criminal Law was made possible by a substantial legacy gift in trust to the Texas Tech Law School Foundation. The current value of the trust corpus that funds the Texas Tech Chair exceeds four million dollars. The inaugural holder of the Chair was the late, distinguished Professor Arnold Loewy. Much beloved by his students, for the last 15 years of his illustrious career Professor Loewy hosted an
  • Required Materials: Please submit your cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references electronically to the attention of Professor Brian D. Shannon, Chair, Killam Chair Search Committee, at the Texas Tech Jobs website: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech/. You may also contact Professor Shannon at brian.shannon@ttu.edu, but for your application to be considered, you must submit it at the Texas Tech Jobs website. Submission of applications is preferred by October 1, 2021.
  • Deadline: October 1, 2021

Legal Practice Professor of Law: Texas Tech University School of Law (Lubbock, Texas, USA)

  • Type: Entry Level : Tenure-Track
  • Qualifications: J.D. degree is required. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate's intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.
  • Description: Texas Tech University School of Law is seeking to fill an open tenure-track faculty position in the area of legal writing. The Legal Practice Program at Texas Tech University School of Law is currently ranked the 25th top legal writing program in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Legal Practice professors at Texas Tech have the same voting rights as doctrinal faculty as well as pay parity. More information about the Legal Practice Program can be found at https://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/programs/lp/. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree and have a commitment to or demonstrated record of scholarly distinction, exemplary teaching, and institutional or public service. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship are encouraged to apply. Although we recognize that external funding opportunities have traditionally been limited in legal academia, candidates who have strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding or who have the proven capacity or clear
  • Required Materials: Please submit your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references electronically to the attention of Professor Richard Rosen, Chair, Personnel Committee, at the Texas Tech Jobs website: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech/. You may also contact Professor Rosen at richard.rosen@ttu.edu. The submission of applications is preferred by November 1, 2021.
  • Deadline: November 1, 2021

Entry-Level, Lateral, & Visiting Professorships : St. Thomas University School of Law (Miami Gardens, Florida, USA)

  • Type: Other
  • Qualifications: Candidates must have a Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school, prior experience teaching law at an ABA-accredited law school, and a demonstrated commitment to outstanding teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • Description: ST. THOMAS LAW invites applications for entry-level and lateral tenure-track positions and visitorships to begin Spring 2022 or Fall 2022. We welcome applications from candidates interested in the areas of Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Family Law, Federal Taxation, Property, Secured Transactions, Wills and Trusts, and Business Associations, although we will consider other doctrinal areas depending on our institutional needs. The College of Law, located in Florida's beautiful, cosmopolitan Miami area, is ranked among the most diverse, student-oriented law schools in the nation and has earned a national reputation for the opportunities it provides students from historically underrepresented groups and for its programs in immigration law, tax, business law, trial advocacy, human trafficking, and intercultural human rights. We encourage potential applicants to visit our website at www.stu.edu/law.
  • Required Materials: Applicants should send a cover letter indicating teaching and scholarly interests, a curriculum vitae, copies of teaching evaluations, and a list of at least three professional references to the Faculty Recruitment Committee Chair, Professor Jay Silver, by email at jsilver@stu.edu.
  • Deadline: None

Clinical Tenure-Track Professorship - Entry-Level or Lateral : St. Thomas University School of Law (Miami Gardens, Florida, USA)

  • Type: Other
  • Qualifications: Candidates must hold a Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school and possess both an excellent academic record and superior oral and written communication skills. Experience teaching in a clinical program is highly desired. Experience as a practicing attorney is required. The Director of the Appellate Litigation Clinic must be licensed to practice law in the State of Florida or gain admission to The Florida Bar within 12 months.
  • Description: This opening is for a Director of our Appellate Litigation Clinic and Moot Court Faculty Advisor, although we welcome applications from experienced law school clinicians in any doctrinal area, including, but not limited to, entrepreneurship and intellectual property. The Appellate Litigation Clinic follows a traditional clinical teaching model in a year-long (two semester) course that awards six credits per semester. The College of Law, located in Florida's beautiful, cosmopolitan Miami area, is ranked among the most diverse, student-oriented law schools in the nation and has earned a national reputation for the opportunities it provides students from historically underrepresented groups and for its programs in immigration law, tax, business law, trial advocacy, human trafficking, and intercultural human rights. We encourage potential applicants to visit our website at www.stu.edu/law.
  • Required Materials: Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the Faculty Recruitment Committee Chair, Professor Jay Silver, by email at jsilver@stu.edu.
  • Deadline: None

Legal Writing Professor - Entry Level or Lateral: St. Thomas University School of Law (Miami Gardens, Florida, USA)

  • Type: Other
  • Qualifications: Candidates must have a Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school, an excellent academic record, and superior oral and written communication skills. Prior experience as a practicing attorney is preferred, and prior experience in teaching legal writing is highly desired.
  • Description: St. Thomas College of Law provides students with an intensive, top-notch legal writing program. The College of Law, located in Florida's beautiful, cosmopolitan Miami area, has earned a national reputation for the opportunities it provides to students from historically underrepresented groups.
  • Required Materials: Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Professor Gary Kravitz, Director of Legal Writing, by email at gkravitz@stu.edu. Final candidates will be required to submit a writing sample.
  • Deadline: None

Academic Success Professor: St. Thomas University School of Law (Miami Gardens, Florida, USA)

  • Type: Other
  • Qualifications: Candidates must have a Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school, an excellent academic record, superior oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and enthusiasm for working collaboratively with students to support their academic progress and to implement individually tailored measures to improve their performance. Prior experience in teaching legal skills and designing assessments to achieve skills-based learning objectives is highly desired.
  • Description: ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for a full-time faculty position in its Academic Success and Bar Success Program (“ASP”) to begin Spring 2022 or Fall 2022. ASP faculty provide support and academic advising to students throughout their law school experience, teach a first-year Legal Skills course and third-year Bar Preparation courses, and administer a comprehensive post-graduation bar preparation program. The College of Law, located in Florida's beautiful, cosmopolitan Miami area, has earned a national reputation for the opportunities it provides students from historically underrepresented groups.
  • Required Materials: Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Professor Jay Silver, Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee, by email at jsilver@stu.edu. Final candidates will be required to submit a writing sample.
  • Deadline: None

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Tenure Track): The University of Mississippi School of Law (University, Mississippi, USA)

  • Type: Entry Level : Tenure-Track
  • Qualifications: J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Description: The University of Mississippi School of Law invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for multiple tenure-track faculty positions beginning August 2022. We welcome applications from outstanding candidates in all curricular areas, including (in no particular order) tax, employment law, health care law, disability rights, voting rights, real estate law, data privacy, civil procedure, bankruptcy, and business law (including foundational classes such as corporations and secured transactions). All applicants should have a distinguished academic background, and either great promise or a record of excellence in both scholarship and teaching. Located among the rolling hills of Northern Mississippi, the University of Mississippi’s main campus is centered in Oxford, Miss., about 70 miles south of Memphis, Tenn. Oxford has been listed among the 20 Best Small Towns in America by Smithsonian Magazine. Oxford boasts great independent bookstores, excellent restaurants, and a vibrant arts community and is home to one of the best public school districts in the state of Mississippi. The University of Mississippi encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of our community, including women and other gender identities, minorities, and LGBTQ+ candidates. As stated in our recently adopted strategic plan on diversity, equity, and inclusion: “The University of Mississippi School of Law is committed to creating an educational experience that affirms diversity, inclusion, and equity. We welcome the contributions of a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are vital to the education of our students and to the role we play in shaping the legal profession.” To read more about the University of Mississippi School of Law’s Diversity, Inclusion and Equity plan please visit the following link: https://law.olemiss.edu/about/diversity/strategic-plan-for-diversity-inclusion-and-equity/. Questions? Contact: Professors Antonia Eliason and Richard Gershon Co-Chairs, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of Mississippi School of Law 481 Chucky Mullins Drive University, MS 38677 aeliason@olemiss.edu igershon@olemiss.edu Position Details Appointment: 9 Month Assignment Type: Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications J.D. from an accredited law school Application Procedures To apply online go to: https://careers.olemiss.edu/job/University-AssistantAssociateFull-Professor-MS-38677/765194600/ Please include the following when prompted during the application process: 1. A detailed CV (including a list of publications), 2. a list of three references, 3. a cover letter including a statement concerning preferred courses and a statement concerning the candidate’s research interests.
  • Required Materials: Detailed CV (including a list of publications); a list of three references; a cover letter including a statement concerning preferred courses and a statement concerning the candidate's research interests
  • Deadline: None

Assistant or Associate Professor of Law (entry level or lateral; tenure track): The University of Tennessee College of Law (Knoxville, Tennessee, USA)

  • Type: Entry Level : Tenure-Track
  • Qualifications: J.D. or equivalent law degree; strong academic background; strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service
  • Description: THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications from both entry-level and lateral candidates for two full-time, tenure-track or tenured faculty positions to commence in the Fall Semester 2022. The College is looking for candidates who will fill a range of curricular needs. We are particularly interested in the subject area of business law, including business associations and contracts. Other areas of interest include corporate and regulatory compliance, education law, environmental law, estate planning, health law, immigration law, legal writing, and property. We also seek candidates who integrate cutting-edge legal issues into their courses or are interested in helping us expand our offerings in areas like technology, cybersecurity, e-discovery, and data privacy. We welcome applications from candidates who incorporate practical lawyering skills into their courses. A J.D. or equivalent law degree is required. Successful applicants must have a strong academic background. Significant professional experience is desirable. Candidates also must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. In furtherance of the University’s and the College’s fundamental commitment to diversity among our faculty, student body, and staff, we strongly encourage applications from those who would bring increased diversity to our faculty, curriculum, and programs. The committee will review applications submitted through the AALS Faculty Appointments Register (FAR) and will also consider applications submitted outside of the FAR process. Candidates who are not applying through the FAR may submit their application materials directly to Michelle Kwon, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, by emailing them to lawfacultyhiring@utk.edu. Please include a letter of interest, including the subjects the candidate is interested in teaching, and a CV with the names and contact information of three references. Applications from candidates not participating in the FAR will have the best chance of full consideration if they are received by September 1, 2021. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
  • Required Materials: Candidates who are not applying through the FAR may submit their application materials directly to Michelle Kwon, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, by emailing them to lawfacultyhiring@utk.edu. Please include a letter of interest, including the subjects the candidate is interested in teaching, and a CV with the names and contact information of three references.
  • Deadline: None

Assistant Professor of Law: University of Nebraska College of Law (Lincoln, Nebraska, USA)

  • Type: Entry Level : Tenure-Track
  • Qualifications: J.D. Degree or equivalent, superior academic record, and a demonstrated interest in relevant substantive areas
  • Description: The UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for entry-level and lateral candidates for three tenure-track faculty positions. We have three primary areas of interest: Business Associations, Civil Procedure, and Contracts. Other courses that would fill curricular needs include, but are not limited to, Family Law, Environmental Law, Race and the Law, Poverty Law, Conflicts of Law, Education Law, Professional Responsibility, Intellectual Property, Copyright, Unfair Competition, Corporate Governance, Non-Profit Organizations, Transactional Drafting, Business Planning and Advising, White Collar Crime, Wills and Trusts, and Accounting for Lawyers. These positions are open to both entry-level and lateral candidates and will begin at the rank of Assistant Professor. Minimum required qualifications include a J.D. Degree or equivalent, superior academic record, and a demonstrated interest in relevant substantive areas. Review of applications will begin on August 23, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. To be considered, go to https://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_210092 (Business Associations) or requisition F_210091 (Civil Procedure) or requisition F_210093 (Contracts). Please complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative information form and attach a letter of interest, current vita, and names and contact information for three professional references. For questions about the application process, please contact Anthony Schutz, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, NE 68583-0902, or send an email to lawappointments@unl.edu. General information about the Law College is available at http://law.unl.edu/. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
  • Required Materials: To be considered, go to https://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_210092 (Business Associations) or requisition F_210091 (Civil Procedure) or requisition F_210093 (Contracts). Please complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative information form and attach a letter of interest, current vita, and names and contact information for three professional references.
  • Deadline: None

Assistant/Associate Professor of Law (entry level or lateral): Belmont University College of Law (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)

  • Type: Entry Level : Tenure-Track
  • Qualifications: Successful applicants must have a J.D., strong academic background, and record that indicates the promise of both teaching excellence and high scholarly achievement.
  • Description: Belmont University College of Law, in Nashville, Tennessee, invites applications from entry level and experienced candidates to fill up to three tenure-track faculty positions to begin during the 2022-2023 academic year. We are seeking candidates across a broad range of teaching and research areas. Areas of interest include health law; civil procedure; property; and trusts & estates. Belmont University is a private, Christian university focusing on academic excellence and is located in the heart of Nashville, one of the fastest growing and most culturally rich cities in the country. Belmont is the second largest private university in Tennessee with nearly 8,500 students. Belmont students come from every state, more than 35 countries, and all faiths. The Belmont faculty is dedicated to teaching, service, and active engagement in scholarship. The median LSAT/GPA for the 130 students who entered the law school in August 2020 were 156 and 3.60 (75th percentile: 159 and 3.80; 25th percentile: 153 and 3.36), placing the school well within the top 100 U.S. law schools for quality of enrollees. Belmont’s ultimate bar passage rate for 2018 and 2019 was 100%, one of only a few law schools in the country to have achieved a perfect pass rate in those years. Belmont is an EOE/AA employer and welcomes applications from candidates who may add to the diversity of the College of Law. Belmont College of Law reserves the right to exercise a preference for those candidates who support the goals and missions of the University.
  • Required Materials: If interested, please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to lawfaculty.recruitment@belmont.edu.
  • Deadline: None

Asst./Assoc. Professor of Law for Legal Research and Writing (entry level or lateral; tenure track): Belmont University College of Law (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)

  • Type: Entry Level : Legal Writing
  • Qualifications: Successful applicants must have a J.D., strong academic background, and record that indicates the promise of both teaching excellence and high scholarly achievement.
  • Description: Belmont University College of Law, in Nashville, Tennessee, invites applications from entry level and experienced candidates to fill up to three tenure-track faculty positions to begin during the 2022-2023 academic year. We are seeking candidates across a broad range of teaching and research areas. One area of interest is legal research and writing (tenure-track). Belmont University is a private, Christian university focusing on academic excellence and is located in the heart of Nashville, one of the fastest growing and most culturally rich cities in the country. Belmont is the second largest private university in Tennessee with nearly 8,500 students. Belmont students come from every state, more than 35 countries, and all faiths. The Belmont faculty is dedicated to teaching, service, and active engagement in scholarship. The median LSAT/GPA for the 130 students who entered the law school in August 2020 were 156 and 3.60 (75th percentile: 159 and 3.80; 25th percentile: 153 and 3.36), placing the school well within the top 100 U.S. law schools for quality of enrollees. Belmont’s ultimate bar passage rate for 2018 and 2019 was 100%, one of only a few law schools in the country to have achieved a perfect pass rate in those years. Belmont is an EOE/AA employer and welcomes applications from candidates who may add to the diversity of the College of Law. Belmont College of Law reserves the right to exercise a preference for those candidates who support the goals and missions of the University.
  • Required Materials: If interested, please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to lawfaculty.recruitment@belmont.edu.
  • Deadline: None

Assistant or Associate Professor of Law: Marquette University Law School (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)

  • Type: Entry Level : Tenure-Track
  • Qualifications: Candidates should have distinguished records of academic and professional achievement as well as the commitment to, and potential for, excellence in teaching and research. We especially welcome applications from candidates who will enhance the diversity of our faculty because of their cultures, racial/ethnic backgrounds, religions, economic strata, age, sex, sexual orientations, and abilities.
  • Description: Marquette University Law School invites applications for a potential opening for a tenure-track or tenured faculty member who would join us beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year. While we particularly seek candidates with an interest in Torts or Contracts, we welcome candidates across a broad range of teaching and research areas, including commercial law, health law, and tax law.
  • Required Materials: Interested individuals may submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Nadelle Grossman, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee at lawappointments2021@marquette.edu.
  • Deadline: October 1, 2021

Assistant, Associate, or full Professor of Law (AY 2021/22): The University of Alabama School of Law (Nashville, Tennessee, USA)

  • Type: Other
  • Qualifications: Applicants should possess strong academic and professional qualifications. Lateral applicants must have a substantial record of legal scholarship and effective teaching skills.
  • Description: Vanderbilt University Law School seeks applicants for up to three faculty positions. The Law School seeks a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty member, at the entry or lateral level, in any field of study whose scholarship focuses on issues of race and the law. The Law School also invites applicants in any area of law, and especially with scholarship or teaching in torts, constitutional law (rights), civil rights, civil litigation, IP/patent, commercial law, and taxation. Applicants should possess strong academic and professional qualifications. Lateral applicants must have a substantial record of legal scholarship and effective teaching skills. Please submit a cover letter, resume, research agenda, and references to http://apply.interfolio.com/91289: For questions only, please email lawfaculty.appts@vanderbilt.edu. The final candidates must successfully complete a background check. Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
  • Required Materials: Please submit a cover letter, resume, research agenda, and references to http://apply.interfolio.com/91289: For questions only, please email lawfaculty.appts@vanderbilt.edu.
  • Deadline: None

Assistant or Associate Professor of Law: Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law (Montgomery, Alabama, USA)

  • Type: Entry Level : Tenure-Track
  • Qualifications: Juris Doctorate
  • Description: Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law (Montgomery, AL) invites entry-level or junior-level applications for a tenure-track faculty position, beginning in Fall 2022. The Law School welcomes applications from candidates across all areas of the law; however, the law school’s primary interest is Torts, and secondarily, Criminal Law. Materials should be submitted online at www.faulkner.edu/jobs. Questions may be addressed to Professor Layne Keele at lkeele@faulkner.edu.
  • Required Materials: Letter of Interest and CV
  • Deadline: None