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Editor: Christopher J. Robinette
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Monday, February 19, 2024

University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Seeks Torts Visitor

The University of St. Thomas (Minneapolis) School of Law invites applications for at least two Visiting Professor positions at any faculty rank for either the 2023 Fall semester, the 2024 Spring semester, or the full 2023-24 academic year. 

We have specific curricular needs for first year Torts and Lawyering Skills; we will consider candidates’ interest in teaching additional courses in light of our other needs.  Applicants will be expected to teach two classes during a semester visit, and either three or four classes during an academic year visit.

UST Law’s commitments to scholarship, teaching, service, and community are inspired by its mission, which dedicates it, as a Catholic law school, “to integrating faith and reason in the search for truth through a focus on morality and social justice.” We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means.

UST Law has been recognized for excellence in various ways (see:

  • #23 faculty scholarly impact (Sisk/Leiter methodology)
  • #1 in the nation for best practical training (National Jurist) 
  • #8 for “quality of student life” (Princeton Review)
  • #5 for state and local judicial clerkships (Princeton Review)

UST Law is located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. The University of St. Thomas is the largest private university in Minnesota, with 10,000 undergraduate and graduate/professional students; eight colleges and professional schools (including schools of business, engineering, health, and others); and 55-plus graduate and professional degree programs.


Candidates must have a J.D. from an accredited law school, distinguished academic or professional credentials, and a record of excellence in teaching.

To apply:Please submit a cover letter and C.V. online at

You may contact Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Elizabeth Schiltz, at [email protected], with questions.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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