Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Law



University of Idaho

Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Law


Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Law

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $95,000 or higher depending upon experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The individual in this position is expected to develop a nationally recognized teaching and research program in the general area of agricultural law with specific topics to be determined by the individual’s interest and the needs of the colleges and stakeholders. The research and outreach program is expected further this position’s goal of connecting and enriching the agricultural law and agribusiness communities. The successful candidate will develop a quality agricultural law teaching program, including the related concepts of either water rights or water quality, in collaboration with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The successful candidate would have teaching responsibilities in both the UI College of Law and the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. The expected teaching appointment would involve teaching a 2:1 (or 1:2) teaching load, with two classes (one each semester) in the College of Law, and one class in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The successful candidate will also advise and mentor law and undergraduate students, and chair and serve on graduate committees. The position will be split 50:50 between the Colleges, with the tenure-home in the College of Law.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • J.D. from an American Bar Association Accredited Law School, or equivalent.
  • M.S. in Agricultural Economics, Economics, or closely-related field; or five year professional experience in business, agribusiness, or related field that requires expertise in and knowledge of advanced concepts and theory in business and economics.
  • A record or the promise of excellence in teaching.
  • A record or the promise of excellence in scholarship.
  • A record or the promise of excellence in fostering an inclusive learning environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Economics, or closely-related field.
  • Post-J.D. practice, clerking, or teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated excellence in and understanding of economics and agricultural law.
  • Demonstrated excellence in and understanding of water rights, water quality, and/or other specialization related to agricultural law.
  • Experience and/or interest in engaging with stakeholder and/or multidisciplinary groups relevant to research, outreach and/or policy priorities in Idaho and the western U.S.
  • Demonstrated interest in working with multidisciplinary research teams, including in seeking grant funding





Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:



Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: F001038P

Posting Date: 06/24/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
This posting has a first consideration date of September 15, 2022.

Required documents for application are (1) Resume/CV; (2) Letter of Qualification addressing whether you satisfy each of the required and preferred qualifications for the position; (3) List of three references; (4) Statement (two pages maximum) of your demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive community in legal education and/or the legal profession. (upload to Other Document 1 field); (5) Research agenda (two pages maximum) describing your scholarly interests and anticipated future research projects. (upload to Other Document 2 field).

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.







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