Friday, April 11, 2014

Legal Studies Professor Position: Washburn University

Washburn University has posted an opening for an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies.

I know not everyone can move to Kansas, but when I was first on the market, I even applied to jobs like this one in Kuwait.  If you really want to be a professor, you can't let location get in your way.  Granted, I know I would have had to use my best negotiating skills to convince my wife to move to Kuwait (or Kansas).

The details of the Washburn University position can be found after the break. 

Deadline: Open until filled

Date Posted: March 25, 2014

Type: Tenured, tenure track

Salary: Not specified

Employment Type:  Full-time

Washburn University's Department of Criminal Justice & Legal Studies invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2014.  This position is a 9 month, tenure-track appointment.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in legal studies, criminal justice, or other related discipline or a J.D. degree from an ABA and regionally accredited law school. Applicant must have university teaching experience, preferably in a Legal Studies Program, and show evidence of professional and scholarly activity.


Instruction of 12 credits per semester in the legal studies curriculum; academic advising to students; professional, community, and university service; and scholarship.

Application Procedures:

Application review will begin April 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Send application letter, vita, and names/contact information for 3/more references to: Richard Martin, J.D., Department of Criminal Justice & Legal Studies, Benton Hall, Room 201, Washburn University, 1700 SW College, Topeka, KS 66621. Only hardcopy applications and application materials will be accepted.  The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire.  Washburn University is an EOE.

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