Assistant Professor of Law
Assistant Professor of Law
Job no: 527574
Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Legal/Law, Instruction
Department: School of Law
Rank: Assistant Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month
September 1, 2021; position open until filled
Required Application Materials
For consideration, application materials should be submitted by September 1, 2021, although submissions will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest; a current resume; a description of their research agenda; a statement addressing their potential contribution(s) to diversity, equity and inclusion (see below); and references.
As part of the application process, applicants seeking faculty positions at the University of Oregon are required to submit a statement about promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in their professional careers. In evaluating such statements, the Law school will consider awareness of inequities and challenges faced by underrepresented minority students and faculty; track record (commensurate to career stage) of activities that reduce barriers in education or research for underrepresented minority students and faculty; vision and plans for how their work will continue to contribute to UO's mission to serve the needs of our diverse state and student population and create an inclusive campus; and other relevant factors.
The University of Oregon School of Law invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor focusing on business/corporate law, to begin in August 2022. Oregon Law has a nationally recognized Business Law Program and we are excited to continue building our institutional expertise in that area. Applicants must have scholarship, teaching, applied research experience, and/or practice expertise in business law, corporate law, and/or related fields. All methodologies and approaches are welcome.
Minimum qualifications include a record of academic excellence, demonstrated success or the potential for success in scholarship and teaching, and a JD from an accredited law school or its equivalent. Successful candidates must be able to work effectively with students, staff, and faculty from culturally diverse backgrounds and with multiple intersectional identities, and to help advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university community.
Preference will be given to applicants with scholarship, teaching, applied research experience, or practice expertise in corporate law and/or related fields.
About the University
The University of Oregon School of Law is a dynamic ABA-accredited law school and Oregon's only public law school. Degrees offered include: Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Laws (LLM), Master of Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES), and a minor in undergraduate legal studies. Oregon Law's mission is to provide a world-class education. We prepare students through excellent classroom teaching paired with a multitude of practical experience opportunities and robust professional development. Our faculty produce exceptional research and scholarship. We accomplish our mission in a positive, inclusive environment where we strive to provide everyone opportunities to grow, contribute, and develop. Our aim is to learn, teach, and practice the principles of equity and justice as critical foundations for our overall effort to achieve excellence as a top-ranked law school. Success in this work requires a diverse group of people in various faculty and staff roles working in one of our two locations, Eugene and Portland. The University of Oregon is located within the traditional homelands of the Southern Kalapuya. Learn more about Oregon Law at law.uoregon.edu, and consider joining our team.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527574/assistant-professor-of-law