Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

Cleveland, Ohio
Mar 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Cleveland State University


Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Law position to teach in one or more of the following areas health law, critical race theory, and cybersecurity and data privacy for the 2021-2022 academic year starting on August 16, 2021. Duties will include teaching, scholarly research and writing, working with the Center for Health Law and Policy or Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection, and ordinary committee service.

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. or equivalent degree with a distinguished academic record from an ABA-accredited law school; evidence of potential for significant scholarly achievement and teaching ability.

Preferred Qualifications: J.D. or equivalent degree with a specialization in health law, critical race theory or cybersecurity and data privacy. The preferred candidate will have an outstanding academic record, including law review, judicial clerkship, a record of scholarly research and publication, and experience teaching online courses. The ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community

Application Requirements: Submit letters of interest, resume/CV, the names and contact information of at least three references to Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. In your cover letter, please explain your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s diverse community. Applications will be exclusively accepted online. Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted. Review of applications begins on April 9, 2021. Questions about the position can be directed to Milena Sterio, Chair of the Search Committee at [email protected].

Hire is contingent upon the maintenance of existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials (including evidence of a J.D. by July 1, 2021 and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

Note: The successful candidate is required to submit an official transcript before their contract can be prepared.

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.