Assistant, Associate and Professor - School of Law
Requisition Number: FTFR000381
Division/College: School of Law
FT/PT: Full Time
Northeastern University School of Law is seeking candidates for one or more full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty positions.
We are especially interested in considering individuals whose exceptional records of scholarship and teaching would qualify them for appointments at the level of tenured full professors.
The School of Law is particularly seeking applications from candidates interested in teaching and doing research in one or more of the following areas:
• Tax law and policy
• Health law, possibly with a focus in elder law
• Law and development
• Law and emerging technologies, cyberlaw, internet law, and/or new technologies and the delivery of legal services
• Other fields congruent with Northeastern University’s research priorities or with the School of Law’s role as a leader in experiential legal education
Applicants must hold a JD or comparable degree from an accredited institution and have demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching and scholarly achievement. In making faculty appointments, the School of Law seeks to further its commitment to an innovative curriculum that combines experiential learning with rigorous analytical training, and interdisciplinary and global studies. Applications from practitioners recognized as leaders in their field and with a demonstrated commitment to academia are welcomed.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective research university located on an attractive campus in the heart of Boston’s cultural district, whose standing among peer universities has increased rapidly in recent years. A distinguishing feature of Northeastern’s academic mission is its emphasis on practice in both education and research, and the University has been widely recognized as a world leader in the integration of work and learning through its cooperative educational program and other practical learning opportunities for students. The School of Law, in particular, has long been a national leader in experiential legal education, with a deep commitment to law in service of the public interest and to engaged scholarship and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Northeastern University has a strong tradition of diversity and accessibility. The search committee is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. We also encourage applications from persons whose characteristics will further our commitment to diversity, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, persons with disabilities, gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgendered persons. We encourage candidates to self-identify in their initial application. However, all candidates are encouraged to apply.
Compensation will be commensurate with education, training, and experience and includes an outstanding benefits package.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.