Samford University's Cumberland School of Law invites applications for faculty positions at the rank of Assistant and Associate Professor of Law. Applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: business organizations, contracts, commercial law (and other areas of transactional law), property law, environmental law, family law, criminal law, civil rights/race and the law, and negotiation and mediation. More information can be found at this link. For questions about the position, please contact: Brannon Denning, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, [email protected], 205-726-2411.
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law is hiring several new faculty members this year, across a range of areas including doctrinal and legal writing. Inquiries regarding any of the positions should be directed to the chair of the Appointments Committee, Todd Aagaard, at Aagaard[at]law.villanova.edu.
Assistant/Associate/Professor of Law
Tenure-track faculty positions will be filled at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level depending on the candidate's experience and qualifications. We welcome applications from candidates across all areas of law, especially in the areas of Race and the Law, Constitutional Law, and Contracts.
We are looking to hire one legal writing faculty member. We welcome applicants interested in teaching in any part of the legal writing curriculum, especially in our first-year course.
Legal writing faculty are a vital part of the Villanova Law community; they have near-complete voting rights and serve on law school committees and in leadership positions. Legal writing faculty are not required to engage in scholarship, but those who do receive support.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.
The Belmont University College of Law invites applications for entry-level and junior-lateral candidates in the area of business law for a tenure-track, faculty position to begin Fall 2024.
The Belmont College of Law encourages applications from people whose background, life experiences, and scholarly approaches would contribute to the diversity of our faculty, curriculum, and programs.
Applicants must possess a J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school and must demonstrate strong scholarly potential and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Belmont is an EOE/AA employer. Belmont College of Law reserves the right to exercise a preference for those candidates who support the goals and missions of the University.
If interested, please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to the Chair of the Faculty Recruitment Committee, Professor Kristi W. Arth, using the recruitment committee’s email address - [email protected]. If you have questions about the position or Belmont University, please contact Professor Arth at [email protected].
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 approximating 9,000 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 124 students who entered the law school in August 2022 were 160 and 3.70 (75th percentile: 162 and 3.88; 25th percentile: 156 and 3.47). 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.
Mississippi College School of Law invites applications from entry-level candidates for multiple tenure-track faculty positions expected to begin in July 2024. Our search will focus primarily on candidates with an interest in teaching one or more of the following subject areas: Civil Procedure, Business/Commercial Law, Contracts, Cyber Law/Law & Technology, International Law, and Sports/Entertainment Law. We seek candidates with a distinguished academic background (having earned a J.D. and/or Ph.D.), a commitment to excellence in teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to scholarly research and publication. We particularly encourage applications from candidates who will enrich the diversity of our faculty. We will consider candidates listed in the AALS-distributed FAR, as well as those who apply directly. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a scholarly research agenda, the names and contact information of three references, and teaching evaluations (if available). Applications should be sent in a single PDF to Professor Donald Campbell, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, via email at [email protected].
California Western School of Law Hiring Announcement - Contracts
California Western School of Law (CWSL) is seeking applications from entry level or lateral candidates for a tenured or tenure-track position. We are looking for candidates with strong academic backgrounds, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and demonstrated potential to be productive scholars. We specifically are interested in an instructor to teach Contracts beginning in Academic Year 2024-25 and would welcome candidates with a secondary interest in law and technology.
Established in 1924, CWSL is an ABA accredited and AALS member, non-profit law school, and has the distinction of being San Diego’s oldest law school. At CWSL we pride ourselves on the diversity of our student body. This year, around 45% of our incoming students are from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. We are committed to having a faculty that shares our commitment to diversity and our diverse student body. CWSL continues to rethink the status quo in legal education – balancing a rigorous practical education with cutting edge scholarship and community service. As a result, our graduates have a reputation for being uniquely practice-ready.
CWSL is located in downtown San Diego, literally overlooking the Pacific Ocean. A city of breathtaking beauty, we boast perfect weather, miles of beaches, and nearby mountains. We are a family-friendly, diverse city with small city traffic and walkable neighborhoods.
Application materials should include a cover letter, C.V., research agenda, and a statement that addresses how you will contribute to CWSL’s diversity goals. Please direct application materials and questions to the chair of the Appointments Committee, Professor Catherine Hardee, at the following email address: [email protected]. We will begin reviewing applications August 14, 2023. The salary range for the position is between $130,000 and $180,000, depending on experience.
LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY DUNCAN SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for two full-time, tenure track faculty positions starting in the 2024-2025 academic year.
We welcome all subject areas, with particular interest in contracts and sales, business associations, criminal law and procedure, and evidence. Nonetheless, as we grow our innovative part-time/hybrid J.D. program, which is approximately two-thirds online, our needs extend across all doctrinal areas.
Requirements include a J.D. or equivalent law degree and an unwavering commitment to educating successful lawyers and leaders. The perfect candidate will embody collaborative effort, with an outstanding academic background and firm dedication to teaching, scholarship, and service. Practical legal experience and prior teaching are highly valued, although not mandatory. We are seeking candidates with the potential to grow into excellent legal educators and scholars.
This role will operate under a twelve-month contract, with teaching duties every alternate summer. Rest assured, we consider this schedule while formulating our scholarship requirements.
In line with our commitment to diversity, we strongly encourage applications from people of color, women, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ individuals, veterans, and others who can enhance our faculty, curricular, and program diversity through unique life experiences, viewpoints, or philosophies.
As faculty, your primary duty is teaching and mentoring students. We recognize this role's importance in accomplishing our mission: providing a top-notch legal education to address the needs of the underserved. Join us in shaping the future of the legal profession.
Our law school is located in the heart of Knoxville, Tennessee, a city that offers a fusion of vibrant city life, stunning natural beauty, and a rich historical and cultural scene, complemented by the backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Interested applicants should contact Professor Syd Beckman, Chair of the Faculty Recruitment Committee, at [email protected].