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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Criminal Law and Procedure

University of Washington - School of Law
Seattle, Washington State
Up to $150,000 per year + benefits
Posted Date
Oct 27, 2022
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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Criminal Law and Procedure

The University of Washington School of Law invites applications from faculty candidates with expertise in criminal law and procedure interested in a career at a major research university in the dynamic hub of Seattle.  The successful tenure-track, entry-level candidate will start as an Assistant Professor of Law.  Candidates should have an outstanding record of research, publications, and professional experience in the field of criminal law and procedure and the interest and ability to teach criminal law, criminal procedure: adjudication, and related courses.

The University of Washington School of Law is one of the nation’s leading public law schools situated in an internationally prominent top-ranked research university.  Sited in Seattle, at the center of research, technology, innovation, industry, and activism, the University of Washington offers the opportunity for interdisciplinary collaboration and engagement.  The University of Washington is a Carnegie R1 Research University for very high research activity as measured by key outputs.  Learn more here:

All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.



  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or equivalent 3 or more years of prior relevant practice experience and demonstrate a strong capacity for teaching Excellent record of research and publication


  1. A detailed cover letter describing qualifications for the position, including academic preparation, professional experience, and teaching, research, and leadership expertise. Curriculum vitae The names and contact information of 3 individuals who can provide a reference. (Please do not send letters of recommendation at this time; the School of Law will contact references as needed) Teaching Evaluations, for candidates with teaching experience  A statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The School of Law is committed to preparing our students to understand, negotiate and address complex DEI topics from multiple perspectives including personal and managerial. We would like to know about your approach to integrating the practice of DEI in your pedagogy and how you have improved levels of access and success for students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field. Candidates who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should articulate how they expect to contribute to these core values of the school.
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