University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
40% Classroom teaching and counseling students.
40% Conducting and publishing research.
20% Providing service to the law school, university, and the legal
Req ID(Ex: 10567BR)
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of
race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age,
ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation,
marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender
expression, and genetic information in the university's programs
and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university
policy. The following persons have been designated to handle
inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the
Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Director of
the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu,
Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue,
Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence,
Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal
Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway,
Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina,
and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).
Contact Information to Applicants
Professor Uma Outka
Faculty Appointments Committee
University of Kansas School of Law
1535 W. 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045
- J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school (or an equivalent
- Demonstrate strong scholarly potential and a commitment to
excellence in teaching.
Advertised Salary Range
commensurate with experience
The University of Kansas School of Law invites applications from
entry level and junior lateral candidates for a tenure-track,
associate professor position to begin in the fall of 2022. Although
we will consider candidates in all subject areas, we are
particularly interested in the area of business, corporate finance,
and transactional law. Qualified candidates who will contribute to
the diversity of our law school community, including a diversity of
scholarly approaches, are especially encouraged to apply.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and
provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the Law
School actively encourages applications from members of
underrepresented groups in higher education. The successful
candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S.
before employment begins.
Lawrence, KS is an excellent place to live. It is an affordable and
progressive city with a lively arts and music scene, excellent
schools, high quality restaurants, economical living, and a diverse
cultural mix. It is also only an hour drive from downtown Kansas
Application Review Begins
Anticipated Start Date
Additional Candidate Instruction
The Faculty Appointments Committee will begin review of
applications in August 25, 2021 and will continue until the
position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted via Zoom.
We will review candidate materials posted in the AALS Faculty
Appointments Register (FAR), and also invite applications from
candidates not participating in the FAR.
Applications must be submitted online at https://employment.ku.edu/academic/19637BR
and should include a cover letter, a CV or resume, a detailed
statement of research interests and future plans, a statement
related to diversity, a writing sample, and the names of three
references. Materials such as teaching evaluations or additional
samples of scholarly work, may be requested of candidates at a
later date. Although later applications may be considered, for the
fullest consideration, applications from candidates not
participating in the FAR should be submitted by August 25,
In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant's
contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important
part of KU's mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the
following question at the time of application. The response must be
within 4,000 characters or less.
- Describe your experiences working with people from diverse
backgrounds, and explain how those experiences reflect your
commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.