Professor - Ed Rood Chair of Trial Advocacy and Procedure

Gainesville FL, FL
Sep 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Description:

The University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law seeks an outstanding scholar to fill the Ed Rood Chair of Trial Advocacy and Procedure. We are particularly interested in scholars whose work focuses on professional responsibility / legal ethics, evidence, trial practice, and/or civil procedure. This position may be filled by as a tenured faculty appointment or as a professor of practice, depending upon qualifications and experience.

The University of Florida Levin College of Law embraces diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and welcomes applications from persons who would add to the diversity of our academic community. Salary, benefits, and research support will be nationally competitive. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. 

Advertised Salary:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants should hold a J.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited law school and have distinguished academic credentials, relevant legal experience, and a demonstrated commitment to outstanding research and scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a CV, transcripts, references and a cover letter. Application review will begin October 6, 2017 and will continue until a suitable applicant pool has been established.

Interested applicants needing additional information may contact Appointments Committee Chair John Stinneford: P.O. Box 117625; Gainesville, FL 32611 (

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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