Associate Teaching Professor and Director of Graduate Programs

$120,000 - $132,000 yearly
  • University of Washington, School of Law
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Apr 08, 2022
Full time Law & Criminal Justice

Job Description


The University of Washington School of Law is seeking to fill one Associate Teaching professor position. This is a full-time position. This position will teach courses in family law and health law electives courses including reproductive right as well as fundamental law courses in the graduate program curriculum, including administrative law and constitutional law.    This position will also be the Executive Director for the Graduate Education programs at the School of Law.  The position will supervise the strategic planning for the 7 LL.M. programs, as well as the Master of Jurisprudence and Ph.D. programs and will advise J.D., LL.M. and prospective students about their course options and pathways to complete their legal education, including bar preparation courses.  Additional course offerings may be assigned depending on student needs. The successful candidate will be expected to be a leader in our Graduate programs, engage in classroom teaching and individual supervision, and develop skills in cultural competence.  The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Although these positions do not require scholarship, publications are viewed favorably.

All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

This is a 9 month position - September through June of every academic year.  This position is a non-tenure track position with an anticipated start date of September 2022.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or foreign equivalent
  • Demonstrated record of team leadership/management 
  • Candidates should have substantial legal practice expertise and admission to the bar in a U.S. jurisdiction.

Application Details

  • A detailed cover letter describing qualifications for the position, including academic preparation, professional experience, and teaching, research, and leadership expertise.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • The names and contact information of 3 individuals who can provide a reference. (Please do not send letters of recommendation at this time; the School of Law will contact references as needed)

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