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Director, The Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law

Employer
University of Denver
Location
Colorado, USA, Denver
Salary
Negotiable

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Founded in 1897, the Sturm College of Law is a Top 75 law school and a national leader in experiential learning and interdisciplinary legal study. Located in one of the nations most dynamic and beautiful cities, the Sturm College of Law features a faculty of outstanding and nationally visible scholar-teachers, an accomplished and diverse student body, a highly talented and dedicated staff, and roughly 17,000 alumni who have achieved careers of distinction in law, business, government, public interest, and other professional domains. A private university dedicated to the public good, the University of Denver offers more than 300 academic programs and serves roughly 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University of Denver and the Sturm College of Law are committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment and seek candidates whose research, teaching, service, and life experiences can contribute to advancing those important institutional commitments.

Position Summary

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law seeks applications from candidates at the rank of Professor of Law to serve as Director of The Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law. One of the nations preeminent academic centers dedicated to the study and advancement of international law, The Nanda Center promotes teaching, research, and external engagement in the fields of public and private international law, supports an ambitious set of conferences and lectures, and advances cross-disciplinary inquiry and collaboration, including with the Universitys internationally recognized Josef Korbel School of International Studies.

Required Qualifications

  • J.D. and/or Ph.D. degrees (or their equivalents).
  • Outstanding academic qualifications.
  • Relevant professional experience in law and/or international affairs.
  • A track record of visionary leadership.
  • A commitment to inclusive pedagogy.
  • A strong commitment to advancing the role of international law in global affairs.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • A track record of professional contributions in the realms of scholarship, teaching, and public engagement.
  • Application Deadline
    For best consideration, please submit your application materials by October 1, 2021.

    Special Instructions
    Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Questions can be directed to the Committee Chair, Professor Nancy Leong ).

    Salary Grade Number
    The salary grade for the position is UC.

    Salary Range
    The salary range for this position is $140,000 - $240,000.

    The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

    Benefits
    The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

    Please include the following documents with your application:

    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume/CV
    3. Teaching Statement
    4. Research Agenda
    5. Statement demonstrating a commitment to diversity and inclusion within legal education
    6. Names and contact information for three references

    The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

    All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

    Organization

    Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

    The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

    The University offers:

    Regardless of what they study, University of Denver students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

    Collaborative, Experiential Learning

    Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem solving.

    In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

    The University of Denver Culture

    Across the University of Denver’s many divisions, departments, and offices, supervisors are searching for new employees who strive to excel and innovate, prize integrity, and who value the opportunity to engage with the community.  The University is always looking for creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners who want to know more and do more.

    At the University of Denver, our culture is steeped in ethics and social responsibility. As a result, our faculty and students represent a wide array of perspectives and enjoy the healthy dialogue that grows out of diversity. University of Maryland, Baltimore

    For all their differences, the members of our community are united by a common purpose: They're determined to confront society's most pressing challenges—everything from world health and the global economy to access to education.

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