Friday, April 30, 2021

University of Illinois Chicago is Hiring Visitors for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

Full-Time Visiting Faculty, Open Rank (Podium Visitors) for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

The UIC John Marshall Law School, Chicago’s only public law school, seeks two or more experienced faculty members to serve as full-time Visiting Faculty (Open Rank) for Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022.

Fall 2021 courses may be taught remotely. Coverage is needed in the areas of Civil Procedure I and II, Contracts, and Lawyering Skills (legal research and writing), and Business Associations.

For Spring 2022, coverage is also anticipated for the same areas, but teaching will likely be on campus. The school welcome applications for full-year visitors who can arrange to be in Chicago for Spring 2022.

Candidates must have a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-approved law school or its equivalent from a foreign country. Candidates must have prior law school teaching experience. It is contemplated that the successful candidates will be current full-time or emeritus faculty members at ABA-approved law schools, although others with extraordinary credentials may be considered.

For fullest consideration, applicants should submit a current CV, cover letter, three professional references, and if available, three years of past teaching evaluations, which can be addressed to Associate Dean David Sorkin by May 17, 2021 to Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. The school may conduct an interview online.

All full time benefits eligible positions may include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes Vacation, Holiday, and Sick. In addition, the school offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents. Click here for a complete list of benefits.

The University of Illinois Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University also requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. Click here for more information.


April 30, 2021 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, April 2, 2021

Washington & Lee is Hiring

Washington & Lee School of Law invites applications for the position of Professor of Practice. 

This member of the school's full-time faculty will be one of three professors who constitute the Legal Writing Program at Washington & Lee Law. Responsibilities of the position include teaching two sections of first-year legal writing each semester while working collaboratively with other faculty in program to maintain a modern curriculum in this subject matter. 

In addition to holding a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited school, candidates for the position must have at least two years of post-J.D. experience in a position or positions requiring substantial legal writing. 

The Professor of Practice position is a nine-month contractual position with teaching responsibilities beginning annually in mid-August and ending in mid-May. The initial appointment to the position will be for a two-year term, with eligibility for a longer-term appointment thereafter.  The anticipated starting salary for the nine-month position is $80,000. 

The school is an Equal Opportunity employer that adheres to a robust nondiscrimination policy. They welcome candidates who are members of communities traditionally under-represented in the legal profession and academia. Interested individuals should submit a statement of interest, C.V., and references to through our application portal at  The position is open until filled, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis beginning April 5, 2021.

Hat tip to Allison Weiss.


April 2, 2021 | Permalink | Comments (0)