Monday, July 24, 2023

The University of Tennessee College of Law is Looking for Faculty!



THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications from both entry-level and lateral candidates for up to three full-time, tenure-track faculty positions to begin at the start of the 2024-25 academic year. The College is primarily interested in candidates with scholarly aptitude and experience in one or more of the following curricular areas: criminal law (both substantive and procedural), environmental law (including energy law), and health law. Secondary interests include business law (including bankruptcy, real estate, or secured transactions) and estate planning (including tax-related courses).

All positions require a J.D. or equivalent law degree. Successful applicants should have an impressive academic background. Candidates also must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Significant professional experience is desirable.

In furtherance of the University’s and the College’s fundamental commitment to diversity, we strongly encourage applications from people of color, women, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, veterans, and others whose background, life experiences, viewpoints, or philosophy would contribute to the diversity of our faculty, curriculum, and programs.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is an R1, land-grant university located in Knoxville, Tennessee. The City of Knoxville is a hidden gem with a beautiful and walkable downtown, varied nightlife, active neighborhoods, and eclectic shopping and restaurants. UT is located within easy driving distance to Asheville, Nashville, Atlanta, and the Great Smoky Mountains. Applications must be submitted through

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, including the subjects the candidate is interested in teaching, a CV, and the names and contact information for three references. While applications will be considered on a rolling basis, applicants should submit their materials no later than August 18, 2023 for best consideration. For questions, please contact Professor Zack Buck, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, at [email protected].

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.

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