Assistant Professor - College of Law at Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University

Full-Time

Entry Level

DeKalb, IL, USA

$50.000 - $69.000

10 Nov → 10 Dec

Job Description

NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for an anticipated opening for an entry-level, assistant professor, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2022. Duties include engaging in high quality research and teaching, as well as being an active participant in law school and university service.

We will consider candidates with a broad range of teaching and research interests. Our needs include, but are not limited to, Business Law, Commercial Law, Tax, Trusts and Estates, and skills courses. Applications are encouraged from women, members of minority groups, and others whose background and experience would contribute to the diversity of the law school community.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred qualifications include record of scholarly publication, teaching experience, (particularly in a law school), legal practice experience, strong law school record, law journal membership, and clerkship experience.

Hiring Rate/Range Commensurate with experience and education; position includes a robust benefits package.

For full consideration, please complete an application and upload a current curriculum vitae, cover letter, list of three professional references, and unofficial transcripts by December 05, 2021. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Candidates are also encouraged to submit a one-page statement, describing their past experiences and future plans for promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.

EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education (AAEOE) at ada@niu.edu.

Clery Act Information

NIU provides information regarding campus security, personal and fire safety, including topics such as: crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime reporting policies, in addition to crime and fire statistics for the most recent three calendar years. The Annual Security Report containing security and safety information is available at www.safety.niu.edu/clery or by contacting the University Police Department and Public Safety Department at 815-753-9628 to receive a hard copy. The Annual Fire Safety Report is available at www.niu.edu/clery/fire_report.pdf or by contacting the Environmental Health and Safety Department at 815-753-0404 to receive a hard copy.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Applicants must hold a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, or a foreign law school equivalent, and must provide evidence of the potential for engaging in high quality research and teaching.

Benefits/What We offer

  • Health insurance

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs.

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