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Assistant Professor

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty

The University of Massachusetts School of Law welcomes applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions to begin July 1, 2020. UMass Law, the Commonwealth’s only public law school, is committed to providing an excellent and affordable legal education and to improving the quality and reach of justice.

The successful candidates will likely teach Contracts in the law school’s first-year required curriculum, as well as courses in one or more of the following required or upper-level elective subjects: Property Law, Bankruptcy Law, Business Law, Environmental Law, Labor and Employment Law, Law and Technology, Secured Transactions, or Tax Law.

Minimum qualifications: Candidates must have a law degree, a strong academic record, and demonstrated potential to produce outstanding scholarship.

Preferred qualifications: Prior law teaching experience and published scholarship.

UMass Law is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body, and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups who will add diversity to the law school community.


Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.


To apply please submit an application package which must include a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three professional references.

The review of applications will begin September 1 and continue until the positions are filled. The Appointments Committee will be interviewing candidates at the AALS Recruitment Conference and on campus. If you will be at the conference on October 3-5, 2019, please note your availability. Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.


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