Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Law

Location
Athens
Posted
Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The University of Georgia School of Law invites applications to fill one or more full-time, academic, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor. Positions will begin August 2018. Applicants must be committed to producing world-class scholarship, providing first-rate legal training and engaging in meaningful service. We will consider applicants in all areas of law, but we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in business, commercial, or bankruptcy law. Applicants should have a J.D. from an accredited law school. Applicants seeking the rank of assistant professor must have superior academic credentials and a demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. Applicants seeking the rank of associate professor must have (1) superior academic credentials, (2) a record of scholarly excellence and impact, (3) superior teaching ability, and (4) a record of participation in institutional and professional service. Applicants seeking the rank of professor, in addition to meeting the requirements for appointment at the rank of associate professor, must also be nationally or internationally recognized in the relevant field and likely to maintain that stature. This position will be located in Athens, Georgia. Athens is an energetic city with a vibrant arts and cultural environment. It is located 75 miles northeast of Atlanta. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled, but applications received by 9/1 are assured of consideration. All interested persons should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae/resume at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2287. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have a J.D. from an accredited law school. Applicants should have a J.D. from an accredited law school. Applicants seeking the rank of assistant professor must have superior academic credentials and a demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. Applicants seeking the rank of associate professor must have (1) superior academic credentials, (2) a record of scholarly excellence and impact, (3) superior teaching ability, and (4) a record of participation in institutional and professional service. Applicants seeking the rank of professor, in addition to meeting the requirements for appointment at the rank of associate professor, must also be nationally or internationally recognized in the relevant field and likely to maintain that stature. Promotion and Tenure guidelines can be found at http://provost.uga.edu/index.php/policies/appointment-promotion-and-tenure/promotion-tenure-criteria

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Salary:

Faculty Rank: Open Rank

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100%

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area