Professor or Associate Professor, School of Law REPOSTED

Location
Hartford, CT
Posted
Jun 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Professor or Associate Professor, School of Law REPOSTED
Job ID: 2017626
Location: School Of Law
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Posting

The University of Connecticut School of Law solicits applications for one or two tenured or tenure-track faculty positions to commence in fall 2018. The School of Law is the top-ranked public law school in the Northeast, with a nationally landmarked campus in Hartford near the state capitol and courts as well as the headquarters of major corporations. The Law School hosts four student journals, over forty student organizations, extensive clinical and service engagement with the surrounding communities, and one of the largest law libraries in the world. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the wider University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities.

The School of Law is committed to building and supporting a vibrant, multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and in keeping with our strong commitment to build a diverse community, we encourage applications from such traditionally under-represented populations as members of minority groups, people with disabilities, veterans and women.

Successful candidates will teach courses; advise students on independent projects; complete research in their academic areas of interest; and publish scholarship. As members of the faculty, successful candidates will participate in faculty management via committee work; participate in national organizations related to their area of research/scholarship interest; attend and speak at national, regional and local conferences and other events; work closely with other departments and faculty; and perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A JD from an accredited institution or equivalent terminal degree such as Ph.D. in a relevant field (equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable); a demonstrated capacity for serious and sustained scholarly work of a quality commensurate with, or leading to, a tenured position; a well-defined research and teaching agenda; and demonstrated skills to be an effective teacher.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Expertise and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: inequalities related to race and ethnicity, advanced constitutional law, criminal procedure, commercial law, intellectual property, trusts and estates, evidence, and other areas of specialization; the completion of one or more works of scholarship that demonstrate intellectual depth and facility with written expression; and a demonstrated ability to contribute through research, teaching, and public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the law school.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full time 9-month position. Salary and position rank at Associate or Full Professor will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience.

Candidates should expect to work at the Law School located in Hartford, Connecticut.

TO APPLY

Select "Apply" and submit the following materials via Academic Jobs Online: a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a list of references, a writing sample, recent teaching evaluations, if any, and a research agenda.

Any questions about application materials may be directed to the search committee chair at FAC_Chair@law.uconn.edu. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017626).

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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