Assistant Professor of Law

Lexington, Virginia
Salary commensurate with experience.
Oct 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Specialized Institutions

The Washington and Lee University School of Law seeks to hire a faculty member with research and teaching interests in the fields of criminal law, criminal procedure, critical race theory, and related courses.  In addition to these areas of curricular focus, we look for an individual who will embrace and meaningfully contribute to our close-knit, collegial, and intellectually vibrant community. 

We invite applications for a tenure-track position beginning July 1, 2018, and we are particularly focused on entry-level candidates.  In all cases, candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate a record of excellence and future promise in teaching and scholarship.

Kindly direct applications and questions to the Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee.

Applicants should submit (by e-mail) a current CV, a statement of teaching interests / experience, a research agenda, and a letter of interest by email to:

Mark Drumbl 
Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee
Washington and Lee University, School of Law
Lewis Hall
Lexington VA 24450 USA

All inquiries will be treated with the strictest confidence and discretion.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.