Job Information

University of Utah Associate Professor/Professor of Law in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Associate Professor, Professor of Law

Department 00096 - College of Law - Dean

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 7/1/2024

Details

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law invites applications for faculty positions at the rank of Associate Professor (tenure track) or Professor of Law (tenured). Qualifications for the positions include a M.L.S, J.D., LLM , and/or S.J.D., a strong academic record, proven or potential scholarly merit, and proven or potential teaching distinction. The Committee will look for someone who can teach in two of the MLS subject matter areas, specifically the following areas (listed in alphabetical order): (1) Business and IP in the Modern Economy; (2) Contracts in the Modern Economy; (3) Conflict and Legal Crisis Management; (4) Criminal Law for MLS Students; (5) Family Law; (6) Government, Private Property, and Land Use; (7) Labor and Employment; (8) Legal Ethics in the Provision and Management of Legal Services; (9) Legal Research and Writing for Non-Lawyers; (10) The Regulatory System; and (11) Understanding Cases, Statutes, and Legislation. The College of Law seeks candidates with teaching interests related to our Master of Legal Studies degree, as the successful candidate will primarily teach in the Master of Legal Studies program. Instruction in the MLS Program requires teaching every other Saturday during the academic year.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

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Notice

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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Special Instructions for Candidates

Required Documents to Upload:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae

Open Date 12/08/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01152CF

Type Faculty