Cleveland State University
Assistant Professor of Law
The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors of Law, at the entry or junior lateral level. Areas of interest include constitutional law, criminal justice, criminal law, critical race theory or race & law, evidence, health law, property, and torts. Along with teaching and research, candidates may participate in one of our thriving and innovative research centers, in a growing, welcoming metropolitan community. Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law welcomes applicants with diverse intellectual and academic viewpoints.
Teaching, scholarly research and writing, and related activities (such as presenting papers at conferences). As appropriate to the candidate’s interest and the school’s needs, duties may also include administrative roles in a research center, as well as ordinary committee service.
J.D. or equivalent degree with a distinguished academic record; evidence of potential for significant scholarly achievement and teaching ability.
J.D. or equivalent degree with an outstanding academic record, including law review, judicial clerkship, or significant practical experience, an excellent record of scholarly research and publication, and the ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the intellectual and academic diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the university community. Areas of interest include constitutional law, criminal justice, criminal law, evidence, health law, property, critical race theory or race & law, and torts.
To apply please submit the following: letter of interest, resume, the names and contact information of at least three references, a statement describing scholarly research agenda, unofficial transcripts, and a separate statement explaining your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s inclusive community. Applications will be exclusively accepted online at https://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/15258. Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted.
Please direct inquiries to Prof. Chris Sagers, Chair of the Search Committee, at (216) 687-2319 or [email protected]. Review of applications begins November 29, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.
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, and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.
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.