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Assistant Professor of Law/Professor of Law

Apply now Posting #: 4226
Position Status: Faculty, Full-time regular
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Faculty, School of Law

Position Title & Department:

 Assistant Professor of Law/Professor of Law
Posting #

4226

Department Description:

University of San Diego School of Law. Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum, and clinical programs.

University Description:

The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.

Detailed Description:

The University of San Diego School of Law invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for full-time, tenured, and tenure-track positions beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year.  We seek applications from candidates with scholarly distinction or promise and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Job Requirements:

Applicants should have a JD, Ph.D., or equivalent degree, as well as a record of high academic achievement. We welcome candidates with teaching and research interests in all areas of law, and we have a particular interest in applicants able to teach Environmental/Energy, Immigration, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Evidence. 

Special Conditions of Employment:

The University of San Diego is requiring all employees to follow our Covid-19 vaccine requirement process. https://www.sandiego.edu/onward/ 

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. 

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package including; medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University, and access to on-campus Fitness Centers.  Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.  USD: Human Resources: Benefits

Special Application Instructions:
Click 'Apply Now' to complete our online application.

All candidates, including those who have registered with the AALS Faculty Appointments Register, should complete an online application via the above link.  Applications should include: a curriculum vitae, a research agenda, a list of teaching preferences grouped by preferred subjects and secondary subjects, and three (3) references, including names and contact information.  

To help ensure full consideration, applicants should apply by September 15, 2022, although we recommend that you submit your materials as soon as possible. 

Please direct questions to Professor Mary Jo Wiggins, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, at [lawappts@sandiego.edu].

If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu
 
Additional Details:

Note: The position will be hired either at the Assistant or the Associate level depending on the experience of the candidate selected.

Note: Preference will be given to qualified current University of San Diego employees.

Hours: 37.5

Closing date: Open until filled

Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

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