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Assistant/Associate Professor of Law/Tenure Track

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Work type: Staff Full Time, Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty

The University of Massachusetts School of Law invites applications for the 2024-2025 academic year for two tenure track positions. Areas of particular interest include Contracts (& other commercial law and business related courses) and Criminal Law & Criminal Procedure. We are especially interested in entry level and lateral candidates who are, or promise to be, engaged scholars, exemplary teachers, and devoted institutional citizens.  Candidates must hold a J.D.  or other advanced law degree. 

We seek candidates who will contribute to our vibrant and diverse community and welcome those who can bring to bear a blend of practice and teaching experience on their approach to classroom pedagogy and innovation. The Law School strongly encourages applications from people of color, women, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ peo­ple, veterans, and others whose background, experi­ence, and viewpoints would contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment.

The University of Massachusetts School of Law is located on the beautiful south coast of Massachusetts and is the state’s only public law school. We are dedicated to providing an excellent and affordable legal education, and to improving the quality and reach of justice in the Commonwealth and beyond. Enrollment in the law school has more than doubled over the past five years, accompanied by rising student entering credentials and outcomes.

To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.

                                                   The review of applications will be ongoing.

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

For more information about this position, qualifications, and how to apply, please contact the Appointments Committee Chair, Prof. Hillary Farber, at hfarber@umassd.edu.


UMass Dartmouth offers exciting benefits such as:

75% Employer-Paid Health Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Life Insurance
Long Term Disability
State Pension Retirement Plan
Optional Retirement Savings Plans
Tuition Credit (Employee, Spouse, & Dependents)
Twelve (12) paid holidays
Paid personal, vacation, and sick time
And More!

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