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Earl B. Dickerson Fellow

Employer
The University of Chicago Law School
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
salary + benefits
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies
Employment Level
Fellowship
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Chicago Law School invites applications for the Earl B. Dickerson Fellowship, with an appointment at the rank of Instructor, for a one-year term to begin July 1, 2023. The Dickerson Fellowship is named after the first African-American J.D. graduate of the Law School, from the class of 1920. The Law School seeks candidates who demonstrate the promise of distinguished legal scholarship and law teaching and ideally have relevant practice experience that will qualify them to act as teachers and mentors of students. In addition, we encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and perspectives who will enrich and improve the student experience and the Law School’s culture. The Dickerson Fellow will teach one or more courses per year and will be expected to publish high-quality scholarship and contribute to the intellectual life of the Law School. A J.D. or equivalent is required.

Candidates must apply online at The University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website: https://apply.interfolio.com/113087 and upload a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, law school transcript, writing sample and reference contact information. Applications will be considered until the position is filled, or until June 30, 2023, whichever comes first.  Please contact Jonathan Masur (jmasur@uchicago.edu) with any questions.

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 https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

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 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

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