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Assistant Professor of Law

Date Posted: 10/02/2013
Employer: University of Wyoming College of Law
Location: Laramie, WY
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: DOE

Three new full-time tenure-track faculty positions are open at the University of Wyoming College of Law: Assistant Professor - #0529 (entry-level professor with experience in water law, natural resources and related areas. Substantial experience in water law will be an important focus of our search. Although not required, an interest in teaching ethics and courses in business law will also be favorably considered); Assistant Professor - #1730 (entry-level professor ideally with experience and contacts in international human rights advocacy and the representation of refugees and asylum seekers in Immigration Court. The successful candidate for this position will direct an international human rights law and asylum practicum/clinic. In addition, the candidate will be expected to teach doctrinal courses involving public international law, private international law, and/or business law broadly defined); and Assistant Professor - #1543 (entry-level professor ideally with an ability to assist the College in teaching trial practice (including a Summer Trial Institute), legal writing, and other litigation related courses such as civil pretrial practice. Further, while not required, an interest in teaching ethics and courses in business law will also be favorably considered).

For all three positions, we welcome applications from entry-level and experienced teachers. Applicants for this position should hold a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, have distinguished academic credentials, relevant legal experience, and a demonstrated commitment to outstanding teaching, research and scholarship. We encourage applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of our faculty.

The University of Wyoming’s policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.

The University of Wyoming is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background Checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, employment and motor vehicle history. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

The successful candidate will be expected to commence employment in the fall 2014 semester.

Application Instructions:
Applications Must Include:

  1. A letter of interest which includes a statement of teaching and research interests;
  2. Curriculum Vitae; and
  3. Contact information for four references.

Applications should be submitted electronically to:

Professor James Delaney
Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee
University of Wyoming College of Law
Dept. 3035, 1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071

Applications will be accepted through November 15, 2013.