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Associate Professor or Professor of Law at George Washington University

George Washington University


Mid Level

Not defined

27 Apr → 27 May


Job Description

Recruitment Plan



Posting Number:

Academic Title:
Associate Professor or Professor of Law

Professor, Associate Professor

Administrative Title:



Contract Type:
With Tenure, Tenure Track, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period)

Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements:
Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search

Proposed Start Date:

Full time -> FTE 1.00

Position Description Summary:
The George Washington University Law School invites applications for multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty appointments, at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, beginning as early as Fall 2023. The school may hire in any area based on a candidate’s overall strength. Areas of particular interest include 1L classes (torts, contracts, criminal law, civil procedure, property, legislation & regulation, and constitutional law); business and finance, including corporate governance, tax, and bankruptcy; civil rights law; cybersecurity; environmental law; health law; international law; intellectual property; labor law; privacy and technology; and trusts and estates. The University and Law School have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women, persons of color, and LGBTQ candidates to apply for these positions.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must possess a J.D. degree or an advanced degree in a relevant field and have relevant experience such as teaching, legal practice, or judicial clerkships. Applicants must also show scholarly promise, evidenced by publications in scholarly journals or scholarly works in progress.

Advertised Salary:

Other Benefits:

Other Information:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For Lateral Applicants: Complete an online faculty application and upload a cover letter indicating the area of interest with a current c.v., including a list of references.
For Entry Level Applicants: Apply through the AALS Faculty Appointments Register at or complete the online faculty application at

Please email questions to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin August 25, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. Only complete applications submitted either through AALS or GW’s online system will be considered.
Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

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Posting Close Date:

Open Until Filled:

Background Screening
Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  • Statement of Teaching Interest
  • Statement of Research Interest
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Sample Publications
  • List of Publications
  • Course Evaluations or Summaries

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