Assistant Professor of Law
Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
The McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, invites
applications from exceptional entry-level and lateral candidates
for two tenure-track or tenured faculty positions to commence at
the start of the 2024-25 academic year. Candidates should have a
passion for teaching and scholarship and be well-suited to join a
collegial, intellectually engaged and student-oriented faculty. The
law school has many curricular needs, particularly in the fields of
Evidence, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Administrative Law,
Statutes and Regulations, Torts, Civil Procedure, Child and Family
Law, and Legal Research and Writing. Qualified candidates may be
considered to fill our newly created Eglet Chair in Evidence.
McGeorge is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity,
sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. The McGeorge
faculty has committed itself to undertake the work to transform
itself into an anti-racist law school. Applicants who share that
vision, and particularly those who would enhance the racial or
ethnic diversity of the faculty, are strongly urged to apply.
University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and
inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and
employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that
demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways
socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality,
socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty and
- Juris Doctor or equivalent degree.
- Exceptional academic record.
- Demonstrated interest in teaching.
- Demonstrated commitment to legal scholarship.
- Excellent writing and research skills.
- Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.
- Relevant practice experience.
- Commitment to the vision, mission and core values of the law
- Technological competence.
- Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse
backgrounds and cultures.
- Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity,
and inclusion in a university setting.
- Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices
and knowledge in their work.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
- Some lifting of materials (twenty (20) lbs. or less).
- Bending, stretching, reaching required.
- Sitting for long periods of time.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Flexible work schedules, with an average of thirty-five (35) hours
per week on campus, including occasional evenings and
This position will remain open until filled.
To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/26360
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In
compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is
committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff
and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in
the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff
on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry,
age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and
veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy,
gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical