Friday, March 29, 2019

Cincinnati is Hiring


 Assistant Professor of Practice, University of Cincinnati College of Law

The University of Cincinnati College of Law invites applications for a full-time faculty position of Assistant Professor of Practice, beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. A successful candidate will teach courses in the first-year law students’ Legal Research and Writing curriculum. The new faculty member must be able to work collaboratively with other faculty and the librarians involved in the Legal Research and Writing curriculum.

The full job description is available at

Job Summary

The position offers an initial contract as Assistant Professor of Practice (not tenure eligible) for a term not to exceed two years. After the initial appointment term, the successful candidate will be eligible for promotion to a three-year term as an Associate Professor. Then, after the second term, the successful candidate will be eligible for a renewable, five-year appointment as a Professor of Practice. The salary will be commensurate with experience. The appointment is a nine-month, academic year appointment. Faculty members in the Legal Research and Writing program receive a Faculty Development Allowance for expenses related to professional development efforts, including travel and registration expenses associated with academic conferences. They are also eligible to receive grants for summer research. Primary responsibilities include teaching and service.

Required Qualifications

  • ·       J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school
  • ·       Distinguished academic record, strong analytical, writing, and research skills, and substantial legal-practice experience
  • ·       Active law license 

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum of two years of experience in a substantial legal-practice 

Application Procedure
Interested applicants should apply online at and search requisition # 36586. Please attach a curriculum vitae and a cover letter addressing your qualifications. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. Candidates with teaching experience should also submit student evaluations from any teaching posts. Applications will be accepted and the position will remain open until filled, and they will begin reviewing applications in mid-Spring 2019. Nominations, referrals, and questions about the position may be sent confidentially to Professor Felix Chang, Search Committee Chair, at 

Hat tip to Rachel Smith


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