Sunday, October 2, 2022

Tenure Track Position at Widener

Widener Law Commonwealth welcomes individuals with expertise in promoting student success to apply for a tenure-track position. We are seeking an individual to direct our academic and bar success programming beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing courses and programs that foster student success from orientation through bar exam preparation. This is a tenure-track faculty position.

Established in 1989, Widener Law Commonwealth is an independently accredited law school within Widener University. Located in Harrisburg, PA, the law school’s location in the capital of Pennsylvania provides impactful experiences for both our faculty and students. The law school is situated in one of the fastest growing areas of the state. Harrisburg provides many cultural amenities and outstanding access to outdoor activities. Additionally, it provides a reasonable cost of living and a strong job market.

WLC is a dynamic community of teachers and scholars. We pride ourselves on our dedication to our students, our engagement with teaching, and our scholarly impact.

The law school is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. Faculty and staff are active participants in our work to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome applications from persons of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and other members of historically disadvantaged groups.

We are looking for candidates with knowledge of best practices in academic success and bar exam preparation, commitment to excellence in teaching, and potential to be productive scholars. Candidates must possess at least a JD degree or its equivalent. Please submit a cover letter, CV, and list of three references to the Appointments Committee at Please contact Professor Susan Raeker-Jordan, Appointments Committee Chair (, with any questions. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and we encourage applications by November 1.

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