Employment Listings for Legal Academy

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Open Positions







BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, a top-tier law school with an international reputation, is a community of leading legal scholars, teachers, students and alumni, dedicated to providing one of the finest legal educations in the world. Since our doors opened in 1872, we have welcomed qualified men and women, without regard to background or belief. The breadth and depth of our curriculum and scholarship as well as our innovative spirit are distinctive in American legal education.

Boston University School of Law is accepting applications for the position of Director of the Externship Program and Lecturer of Law.  The Director will report to the Associate Dean for Experiential Education and have oversight of the externship program now serving approximately 115 students per year.

More details posted here: Lecturer Externship Director – AY 18.19.

Assistant Dean

John Marshall

Job Ad – Assistant Dean of Academic Achievement (2)

Located in one of America’s most vibrant cities, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is dedicated to providing a high quality legal education consistent with its original mission of providing non-traditional students access to a legal education. The student population is not just ethnically diverse but diverse in life experiences and professional background. To assist in its mission, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is seeking an Assistant Dean to lead its Office of Academic Achievement (“OAA”). Reporting directly to the Dean, the Assistant Dean will have full oversight of the Office, including academic programming and staff supervision. The primary goal of the Office is to provide the academic support needed for our students’ success both in law school and eventually on the bar exam.

Dean of the School of Law

Gonzaga University
Spokane, Washington

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Gonzaga University invites nominations and applications for the Dean of the School of Law. The Dean reports to the Provost/Senior Vice President and is the academic leader, external face, and chief executive of Gonzaga Law.

The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, expressions of interest, or applications and they may be sent to Werner Boel and Suzanne Teer, the Witt/Kieffer consultants assisting the School of Law with this search, at GonzagaLawDean@wittkieffer.com. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged. A complete application will include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references. This search will be conducted with respect to the confidentiality of candidates; references will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of the candidate. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. To ensure full consideration, please submit your application before January 12, 2018. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Search Committee. The anticipated starting date for the new dean is July 1, 2018.

Gonzaga University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other non-merit factor in employment, educational program, or activities that it operates.

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Three faculty positions at the tenured or tenure-track level, in Indigenous and Aboriginal Law and in Northern Land Use Law

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

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The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University invites applications for three faculty positions at the tenured or tenure-track level. Candidates will be
appointed as Full, Associate or Assistant Professors, depending on qualifications, teaching, and research experience. These appointments will commence in the
summer of 2018 and offer excellent opportunities to join Ontario’s newest law school and contribute to its unique focus on the legal issues of Northern Ontario.

The Search Committee will begin considering potential candidates immediately and will continue until the positions are successfully filled. Applications should
include a letter of interest that includes a teaching and research statement, a curriculum vitae and the names of three references (who will not be contacted
without consent of the applicant), and may be submitted in confidence, electronically, to the University’s executive search consultants:

Laverne Smith & Associates Inc.

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Texas A&M University School of Law
Fort Worth, Texas


Texas A&M University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Texas A&M University School of Law. The desired appointment date is July 1, 2018.

The next Dean of Texas A&M University School of Law should provide dynamic, innovative, and entrepreneurial leadership and vision to shape the school’s continued transformation into a model for future legal education. Candidates should have a Juris Doctorate and a scholarly record appropriate for appointment at the rank of tenured professor. Other candidates who hold distinguished records of professional and intellectual leadership or outstanding service to the community will also be considered. The successful candidate should be:

  • committed to the school’s scholarly mission;
  • a strong law school advocate who seeks cross‐unit collaborations with other university schools and colleges;
  • a successful fundraiser who can obtain support for various programs and projects, including the Law School Building Project recently approved by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, as well as endowed faculty chairs, professorships, and student scholarships;
  • an effective administrator with team‐building skills and a collaborative management style appropriate to a complex organization; and
  • dedicated to community engagement and public service and experienced at external relations, including outreach to law firms, corporations, and foundations as well as government agencies, non‐profit organizations and policy‐makers.


up to two entry-level or junior lateral, tenure-track, J.D.-credentialed faculty members

Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law
Highland Heights, Kentucky

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NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY, SALMON P. CHASE COLLEGE OF LAW, anticipates hiring up to two entry-level or junior lateral, tenure-track, J.D.-credentialed faculty members to begin in the 2018-2019 academic year.


We are seeking stellar candidates with great teaching and scholarly potential. We are open to candidates in all subject areas who will contribute to the scholarly excellence and intellectual diversity of Chase. Although we are not limited by subject, we seek to include in our candidate pool individuals who would add to our strength in the fields of Criminal Law, Elder Law, Evidence, Health Law, Intellectual Property, Property, Race and the Law, Torts, Trusts & Estates, and Uniform Commercial Code. Applicants capable of contributing to Chase’s commitment to producing practice-ready lawyers and enhancing the NKU Chase Law + Informatics Institute and/or the W. Bruce Lunsford Academy also are encouraged to apply. See http://chaselaw.nku.edu/about.html.

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is highly encouraged.

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