Charles E. Tweedy, Jr. Endowed Chair of Law

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0811012

Position Summary: Professor of Law and Tweedy Chairholder will advance the excellence of the faculty of the University of Alabama School of Law and enhance the School of Law's already-distinguished national and international reputation for important, engaged, and high-quality legal scholarship. The Chairholder will possess a national or international reputation for scholarship and teaching of the highest caliber in the field of law. Candidates should possess a JD degree. However, Tweedy Chair candidates who possess only an alternative advanced degree, such as a Ph.D. or S.J.D., and have also engaged in sustained research and scholarship related to the law involving interdisciplinary, jurisprudential, empirical, or social scientific work, will also be eligible for consideration.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Charles E. Tweedy, Jr. Endowed Chair of Law The University of Alabama School of Law seeks nominations and applications for a University-level Chairholder. The School of Law has achieved a high level of excellence in the quality of its faculty, students, administration, and staff. We seek to build on our standing as one of the leading public law schools in the United States through recruitment of a Chairholder with a well-established national or international reputation for excellence in scholarship and teaching. The University of Alabama School of Law seeks to recruit a Tweedy Chairholder who has made substantial and important contributions to the person's primary field of legal scholarship on a sustained basis and is widely-recognized as a leading scholarly figure in that field. The Search Committee welcomes nominations and applications in all fields of law. Most candidates will have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Exceptional candidates who possess an advanced degree, such as a Ph.D., and who have scholarship related to the law involving interdisciplinary, jurisprudential, empirical, or social scientific work may be considered without holding a law degree. The University of Alabama embraces and welcomes diversity in its faculty, student body, and staff; accordingly, the School of Law actively welcomes applications from and nominations of persons who would add to the diversity of our academic community. The School of Law embraces EEO principles in our faculty recruiting efforts. Salary, benefits, and research support will be nationally competitive. The School of Law will treat all nominations and applications as strictly confidential, subject only to the requirements of state and federal law. Interested candidates should apply online at www.facultyjobs.ua.edu. Nominations, applications, and any questions should be e-mailed to Dean Mark E. Brandon at tweedychair@law.ua.edu. The position will remain open until filled.

Special Instructions:

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