Visiting Professor (Open Rank) - Sturm College of Law
Currently celebrating its 125th anniversary year, Denver Law (www.law.du.edu) is a leader in experiential and interdisciplinary legal education, and is located in one of the nation's most dynamic, iconic, and livable cities. The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from members of historically underrepresented minority groups, women, members of the LGBTQ community, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law seeks applications for an open-rank Visiting Professor with appointments to begin in summer 2018. We seek candidates with J.D. degrees (or their equivalent), exceptional academic records, relevant professional experience, and the capacity to make outstanding contributions in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service. We seek visitors in a variety of areas, including but not limited to: Corporations, Criminal Procedure, Environmental Law, Administrative Law, Evidence, Legal Profession, clinical teaching, and any of the required first-year courses (Civil Procedure, Torts, Contracts, Criminal Law, Property, Constitutional Law).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience with a variety of teaching methods.
- Demonstrated or potential for outstanding teaching skills.
- Initiative and ability to work both independently and in a collaborative, collegial environment.
- Candidates for the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor should have a year of teaching experience or a year of legal practice experience and potential for high-quality research and publication.
- Candidates for the rank of Visiting Associate Professor will likely have four to six years of teaching experience or legal practice experience and documented high-quality research and publication.
- Candidates for the rank of Visiting Professor will likely have over seven years of teaching experience and a proven high-quality research and publication to academic journals.
- Candidates at any rank include PhD or LLM degrees.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be reviewed until position is filled.
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. If you have questions regarding this position, please contact the Recruiting team at
Please include the following documents with your application:
- Resume/CV (including at least three references)
- A cover letter
- Teaching statement
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.