Assistant Professor of Business Law, Visiting Assistant Professor, or Visitor

Stetson University College of Law
Florida, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 02, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

STETSON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications from entry-level tenure-track faculty candidates teaching and researching in areas within our newly created Business Law Concentration, and especially within the areas of Business Entities, Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities Regulation, and Intellectual Property with an emphasis on Patent Law.   Applicants should have a strong academic record and a demonstrated commitment to outstanding teaching, scholarship, and service.




Founded in 1900 as Florida’s first law school, Stetson University College of Law has educated outstanding lawyers, judges and other leaders for more than 100 years. Stetson is ranked #1 in trial advocacy and #3 in legal writing by U.S. News & World Report. In 1954, the College moved from Stetson’s main campus in DeLand to Gulfport, nestled in the Tampa Bay region, one of the eighteenth largest metropolitan areas in the United States. The College of Law opened a satellite campus in downtown Tampa in 2004. Stetson is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools since 1931. Stetson College of Law is internationally known for its programs in Advocacy, Legal Writing, Elder Law, Environmental Law, and Higher Education Law. We encourage interested applicants to visit our website at to learn more about Stetson, our community, and our programs.  The law school is a part of Stetson University, with a College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, and School of Music in DeLand, and a university satellite center in Celebration.


SALARY:  Salary is competitive.

STARTING DATE:  August 12, 2021


Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for your professional references.  In the cover letter, candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to social justice, diversity, and inclusion. 


All information may be submitted electronically to Professor Kristen Adams, Appointment Screening Committee, at facultyappointments@law.stetson. While electronic submissions are preferred, alternatively application materials may be mailed to Kristen Adams, Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st Street South, Gulfport, FL 33707.

The Stetson University community is dedicated to being one of inclusive excellence, where

people from all backgrounds can live, learn, work and contribute.


Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We are committed to achieving equal access in education, employment, and participation through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds, and to meaningful academic and intellectual transformation in curriculum, research and service. We are dedicated to actions and policies that foster a community in which individuals with various identities, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints work together to create opportunities for engagement through rewarding and fulfilling careers and personal experiences in a culturally and racially diverse society and a globalized world. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer.