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Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Health Law Faculty Position Opening at Seattle University School of Law

Assistant Professor, Law at Seattle University School of Law in Seattle, WA 

Description

Seattle University School of Law seeks applicants for multiple Assistant Professor tenure-track positions to begin August 1, 2022 (with option to begin July 2022). Our curricular needs are varied, but we are especially interested in hiring one faculty member who will teach legal writing, and one faculty member who will primarily teach subjects related to civil litigation (e.g., civil procedure, torts, evidence). Other areas of teaching interest include criminal law, criminal procedure, health law, environmental law, dispute resolution, and professional responsibility. Seattle U Law has a unitary tenure track; we prioritize excellent and inclusive teaching and support faculty members across the curriculum in developing their research interests. Responsibilities include teaching, research and service.

Our faculty, students, and staff at Seattle University School of Law form a vibrant, diverse, and collaborative community that promotes leadership for a just and humane world. The law school’s commitment to academic distinction is grounded in our Jesuit Catholic tradition, one that encourages open inquiry, thoughtful reflection, and concern for personal growth. Innovation, creativity, and technological sophistication characterize our rigorous educational program, which prepares lawyers for a wide variety of successful careers in law, business, and public service.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The University encourages applications from individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Qualifications

Juris Doctorate (JD) from an ABA accredited institution.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The University encourages applications from individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit materials to https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/ including the following: a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests; and a list of three professional references. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. For best consideration, applicants should submit their materials by August 31, 2021. Inquiries about the position can be directed to the co-chairs of the hiring committee, Professor Mimi Samuel, msamuel@seattleu.edu, or Professor Charlotte Garden, gardenc@seattleu.edu.

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