Houck Chair in Environmental Law and McCulloch Chair in Energy Law

Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Houck Chair in Environmental Law and McCulloch Chair in Energy Law

New Orleans, Louisiana
Open Date:
Aug 27, 2022

Tulane University Law School invites nominations and applications for a Chair in Environmental Law and a Chair in Energy Law. We seek academic leaders with a record of distinguished scholarship, excellence in teaching, and the demonstrated capacity to direct well-established programs in environmental law and in energy law. The appointments will be made at the level of tenured, full professor. 

The responsibilities of the chair holders include scholarly research and publication; classroom teaching; participation in faculty governance; and serving as directors of the respective centers: Centers for Environmental Law and Center for Energy Law. The chair holders are also expected to be actively engaged with faculty both within the Law School and throughout the University; together with other chairs and senior faculty, providing leadership for integrative research activities; significant engagement with academic institutions and professional organizations in environmental and energy law and related areas of law. The chair holders are expected to provide leadership in terms of research, curriculum, and public engagement. Tulane Law School, with world-leading strength in environmental, energy, maritime, as well as international and comparative law, provides the chair holders the unique opportunity and support to lead and expand already prominent programs in environmental and energy law.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience.


The qualifications required for the chairs are:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) and/or Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) in Law
  • Broad recognition for scholarly distinction
  • Established publication record
  • Clearly developed long term research agenda
  • Extensive teaching experience  
  • Demonstrated capacity for programmatic leadership   

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should apply through the Interfolio link. Please be prepared to submit your C.V., writing sample, teaching evaluations, and a transcript as part of your application.

All inquiries about the positions should be directed to:

Adeno Addis

W. R. Irby Chair and

W. Ray Forrester Professor of Public and Constitutional Law

Tulane University Law School


Review of applications will begin in the fall and continue until completion.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, those living with disabilities, and veterans.  

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity and creating a community and culture that fosters a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO and will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  It is important to us to intentionally seek candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

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