Associate or Full Professor, University of Connecticut

Professor or Associate Professor

University of Connecticut School of Law

The University of Connecticut School of Law solicits applications for one or two tenured or tenure-track faculty positions to commence in fall 2018. We are considering candidates with a broad range of scholarly interests, including with those with a terminal degree (such as a Ph.D.) in a field other than law, so long as their research and teaching address questions relating to the law.

The School of Law is the top-ranked public law school in the Northeast, with a nationally landmarked campus in Hartford, and part of one of the nation’s top research universities. The School is committed to building and supporting a vibrant, multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and in keeping with our strong commitment to build a diverse community, we encourage applications from such traditionally under-represented populations as members of minority groups, people with disabilities, veterans and women.

Successful candidates will teach courses; advise students on independent projects; complete research in their academic areas of interest; and publish scholarship.  As members of the faculty, successful candidates will participate in faculty management via committee work; participate in national organizations related to their area of research/scholarship interest; attend and speak at national, regional and local conferences and other events; work closely with other departments and faculty; and perform related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:  A J.D. from an accredited institution or equivalent terminal degree such as a Ph.D. in a relevant field (equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable); a demonstrated capacity for serious and sustained scholarly work of a quality commensurate with, or leading to, a tenured position; a well-defined research and teaching agenda; and demonstrated skills to be an effective teacher.

Preferred Qualifications: Expertise and ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: inequalities related to race and ethnicity, advanced constitutional law, criminal procedure, commercial law, intellectual property, trusts and estates, evidence, and other areas of specialization; the completion of one or more works of scholarship that demonstrate intellectual depth and facility with written expression; and a demonstrated ability to contribute through research, teaching, and public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the law school.

This is a full time 9-month position. Salary and position rank at Associate or Full Professor will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience. Candidates should expect to work at the Law School located in Hartford, Connecticut.

To Apply: Applications must be submitted online at Please upload a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a list of references, a writing sample, recent teaching evaluations, if any, and a research agenda.

Any questions about application materials may be directed to the search committee chair, James Kwak, at