Law and Economics Fellow

Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 11, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Chicago Law School invites applications for a Law and Economics Fellow, appointed with the rank of Lecturer, for a two-year term, beginning July 1, 2021. Candidates must demonstrate the promise of distinguished legal scholarship and have the ability to develop and teach a graduate level course or seminar in an appropriate subject matter. The successful applicant will teach one one-quarter course or seminar each year and will be expected to publish original scholarship and contribute to the intellectual life of the Law School. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of grades, publications, recommendations and experience. In assessing potential contributions to the life of the Law School, we value candidates who will contribute diverse backgrounds and perspectives that will enrich and improve student experiences and the Law School's intellectual culture.

A J.D. is required, though in unusual cases a candidate who has completed a doctoral degree in a related/complimentary discipline or holds a law degree and is completing a Ph.D. will be considered.

All candidates must apply on-line at the University’s Academic Recruitment site: Resume, cover letter, writing sample, reference contact information, a law school/terminal degree transcript and research statement must be submitted electronically at the time of application. Review of applications will begin on January 12, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled or until April 30, 2021, whichever is sooner.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.

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