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Assistant Professor of Law

Employer
The University of Toledo
Location
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 21, 2023

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Title: Assistant Professor

Department Org: Law-Instruction - 102100

Employee Classification: F1 - Faculty 9 Month AAUP

Bargaining Unit: Am. Assoc. Univ. Professors

Primary Location: Main Campus - Academic

Job Description:

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO COLLEGE OF LAW seeks to hire one or more tenure-track Assistant Professors of Law specializing in contracts, torts, criminal law, business associations, secured transactions, evidence, conflict of laws, and other courses.

Required qualifications include: a juris doctorate or equivalent with an outstanding academic record. Preferred qualifications include: excellent academic credentials, scholarly publications or demonstrated scholarly potential, and meaningful legal experience. Applicants should also have a demonstrated ability to maintain effective and respectful working relationships with the campus community to uphold a standard of cultural competency and respect for differences consistent with the College of Law’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The core responsibilities of this position include teaching courses, scholarly research and writing, and service to students, the College of Law, the University, and the broader legal community.

The University of Toledo is a comprehensive metropolitan public university with a $750+ million annual budget and graduate programs in Law, Medicine, Engineering, and Pharmacy, among others. The Toledo metropolitan area, with a population of over 650,000, is located on the Western shore of Lake Erie and boasts a world-class art museum, lively cultural scene, popular Triple-A baseball team, and a very affordable cost of living. The College of Law strongly encourages applications from candidates who would add to the diversity of the faculty. Filling this position is subject to funding availability and approval of the Provost.

The University of Toledo College of Law welcomes applicants with diverse intellectual and academic viewpoints. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply by October 17, 2023. Inquiries can be directed to Professor Shelley Cavalieri, Chair, Appointments Committee at shelley.cavalieri@utoledo.edu.

The University of Toledo is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to maintaining a welcoming and respectful community to all members, regardless of their race, national origin, religion, beliefs, age, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status. As part of this commitment, we require that all applicants for faculty positions include a statement that discusses their past and/or planned contributions to a culture of equity and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, or service. In this statement, the applicant should also reflect upon their experiences and vision regarding how their values and experiences advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in working with students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

A juris doctorate or equivalent with an outstanding academic record. Applicants should also have a demonstrated ability to maintain effective and respectful working relationships with the campus community to uphold a standard of cultural competency and respect for differences consistent with the College of Law’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent academic credentials, scholarly publications or demonstrated scholarly potential, and meaningful legal experience.

Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

Advertised: 11 Dec 2023 Eastern Standard Time
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