Washington & Lee University School of Law invites applications
for the position of Professor of Practice. This member of our
full-time faculty will be one of three professors who constitute
the Legal Writing Program at W&L Law. Responsibilities of the
position include teaching two sections of first-year legal writing
each semester while working collaboratively with other faculty in
the program to maintain a modern curriculum in this subject
The Professor of Practice position is a nine-month contractual
position with teaching responsibilities beginning annually in
mid-August and ending in mid-May. The initial appointment to the
position will be for a two-year term, with eligibility for a
longer-term appointment thereafter. The anticipated starting salary
for the nine-month position is $85,000.
In addition to holding a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited
school, candidates for the position must have at least two to three
years of post-J.D. experience in a position or positions requiring
substantial legal writing. We seek in particular candidates who are
enthused about working closely with students in the development of
this critical skill.
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for
and new employees must provide proof of at least their
first shot prior to the first day of employment. Boosters are
required. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption
to the vaccination requirement.
Interested individuals should submit a statement of interest (cover
letter), CV and a list of three contact references through the
Interfolio portal at http://apply.interfolio.com/107216
The position is open until filled and applications will be
considered on a rolling basis beginning June 6, 2022.
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we
are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of
scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development
of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our
faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are
representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and
abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives and
backgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to the
recruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, and
staff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view,
interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global and
diverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and working
environment for all through open and substantive dialogue.