Professor of Law--Open Rank at Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University

Full-Time

Entry Level

Santa Clara, CA, USA

Not defined

06 Oct → 05 Nov

Job Description

Professor of Law (rank and salary commensurate with experience)

Competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience; housing assistance program

Santa Clara University School of Law is dedicated to educating lawyers who lead with a commitment to excellence, ethics, and social justice. We are excited to welcome applications for a new tenure-track position to begin in the 2022-2023 academic year. Ideal candidates will be creative and committed scholars, exemplary teachers, and engaged colleagues, eager to serve our students and our institution alike. As one of the most diverse law schools in our nation, the School of Law has a longstanding commitment to the diversity of its faculty and its student body and an inclusive learning environment that is welcoming for all. In filling this position, we are particularly seeking candidates with experience and potential for teaching and successfully mentoring students from groups underrepresented in the legal profession, first generation students, and those coming from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Whether entry-level or lateral, candidates should be prepared to teach at least one first-year course as well as a balance of upper-level elective courses. Candidates also should have a well thought-out research agenda and a demonstrated commitment to producing excellent legal scholarship.

Work Authorization:
A foreign national who is appointed to a tenured or tenure-track faculty position is eligible for sponsorship by Santa Clara University.

EEO Statement
​Equal Opportunity/Notice of Nondiscrimination

Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and California State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. For a complete copy of Santa Clara University's equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policies, see https://www.scu.edu/title-ix/policies-reports/

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Santa Clara University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender, and prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. The Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is Belinda Guthrie, Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 408-551-3043, bguthrie@scu.edu , www.scu.edu/title-ix . Inquiries can also be made to the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).

Clery Notice of Availability

Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website . To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Santa Clara University affirms its' commitment to employ qualified individuals with disabilities within the workplace and to comply with the Americans with Disability Act. All applicants desiring an accommodation should contact the Department of Human Resources , and 408-554-5750 and request to speak to Indu Ahluwalia by phone at 408-554-5750 or by email at iahluwalia@scu.edu.

Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website . To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, including a J.D. from an accredited law school or an equivalent degree (such as a Ph.D. in a related field). Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching and the ability to pursue an ambitious scholarly agenda.

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