Assistant Professor of Law

  • University of Oregon
  • Eugene, OR
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Law & Criminal Justice

Job Description

Position Announcement

The University of Oregon School of Law invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor focusing on criminal law, to begin in August 2023. Applicants must have scholarship, teaching, applied research experience, and/or practice expertise in criminal law and/or related fields. All methodologies and approaches are welcome.

Required Application Materials

For consideration, application materials should be submitted by August 10, 2022, although submissions will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest; (2) a current resume; (3) a description of their research agenda; (4) a statement addressing their potential contribution(s) to diversity, equity and inclusion (see next paragraph); and (5) references.As part of the application process, applicants seeking faculty positions at the University of Oregon are required to submit a statement about promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in their professional careers. In evaluating such statements, the law school will consider awareness of inequities and challenges faced by underrepresented minority students and faculty; track record (commensurate to career stage) of activities that reduce barriers in education or research for underrepresented minority students and faculty; vision and plans for how their work will continue to contribute to UO's mission to serve the needs of our diverse state and student population and create an inclusive campus; and other relevant factors.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum qualifications include a record of academic excellence, demonstrated success or the potential for success in scholarship and teaching, and a JD from an accredited law school or its equivalent. Successful candidates must be able to work effectively with students, staff, and faculty from culturally diverse backgrounds and with multiple intersectional identities, and to help advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university community.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with scholarship, teaching, applied research experience, or practice expertise in criminal law and/or related fields.

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