Assistant/Associate Professor of Law Positions

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Law Positions

 

Georgia State University College of Law invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor positions to begin no later than the 2022-23 academic year. In particular, we seek candidates who will teach in one or more of the areas of contract law, corporate law, evidence, civil procedure, and commercial law. 

 

Part of a comprehensive research university, the College of Law is a dynamic urban-centered law school located in the heart of Atlanta with approximately 650 full- and part-time law students. We seek candidates who will make substantial and meaningful scholarly contributions, participate actively in the life of the law school, and who will enhance the College of Law’s strong teaching reputation. We encourage applications from candidates who would diversify our faculty.

 

The faculty of Georgia State University College of Law is a collegial and accomplished community of scholars and teachers. Faculty members have published in leading law reviews and peer-reviewed journals, have authored books and book chapters, opinion pieces, and white papers, and have frequently appeared in national and international news outlets. Faculty scholarship is supported through research assistance, summer stipends, travel support, and awards. The College of Law is consistently recognized as a best-value law school and a topranked school for diversity and achieves excellent bar passage and post-graduate employment rates. The College of Law also features innovative and nationally renowned programs in access to justice, legal analytics, health law, metropolitan and urban growth, and sports and entertainment law. 

 

Applicants will have a J.D. or foreign equivalent and a strong academic record. In addition, applicants should demonstrate a track record or promise in teaching and research. The successful candidates will teach 3-4 courses per academic year in the College of Law and advise graduate students. Applicants should apply with a statement of interest, full curriculum vitae, research agenda, teaching evaluations (if applicable), diversity statement (if applicable), and list of references at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19259. Please note that applicants may be required to submit further documentation prior to a campus interview, including three written letters of recommendation. 

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. To ensure full consideration, please submit your application by September 15, 2021. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the College of Law Recruitment Committee. For any questions related to the positions, please contact Professors Erin Fuse Brown (efusebrown@gsu.edu) or Yaniv Heled (yheled@gsu.edu). 

 

Georgia State University, a University System of Georgia unit, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As required by Georgia State University, an appointment is contingent upon successfully demonstrating degree attainment and completing a background investigation.