Job Information

University of Utah Open Rank Adjunct Faculty in College of Law in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Adjunct (Assistant, Associate or Professor)

Department 00096 - College of Law - Dean

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin Applicants are generally hired the semester prior to teaching


The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law seeks adjunct professors to teach in a variety of areas. The College of Law evaluates candidates according to the following criteria: (a) teaching ability, including prior relevant academic performance; (b) expertise in the relevant subject matter of curricular need; ( c ) availability of the candidate; (d) scheduling needs of the students and faculty; (e) the potential for enhancing the development goals of the College; and (f) any other pertinent criteria relevant to the College’s needs and the potential adjunct’s capacity for fulfilling those needs. Candidates should address these criteria in their cover letter and/or resume. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis based on need.

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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

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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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Candidates should upload a Cover Letter and a CV/Resume. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis based on need.

Open Date 01/18/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01169CF

Type Faculty