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Academic Personnel

Affiliate Track: Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Law

Organization: School of Law

Title: Affiliate Track: Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington School of Law is seeking Affiliate Instructors to fill instructional needs in the JD and Non-JD programs. The affiliate track is part-time, non-benefits eligible on a 12 month basis. Teaching assignments are determined quarterly and for 3-6-9 month terms. Compensation is set by a salary schedule and delivered in the quarters in which the  successful candidate teaches. When not in paid teaching status, the candidate will  switch into courtesy unpaid academic status and will enjoy access to certain UW resources such as the libraries and gym. This is an open-rank search and successful candidates will be appointed commensurate with experience. These teaching opportunities are in the traditional JD doctrinal courses, several experiential programs, clinics,  and other degree programs and concentration tracks including trial advocacy. Instructional needs may rise spontaneously, and all applications will be reviewed for open teaching needs at the time the application is received. Reappointments are contingent upon instructional needs, performance and funding. 



  • J.D. or foreign equivalent
  • 2-years of substantial full-time legal experience
  • Bar passage in any jurisdiction


Applications should include:

1. A detailed cover letter describing qualifications for the position.

2. Curriculum vitae

3. The names and contact information of 3 individuals who can provide a reference. (Please do not send letters of recommendation at this time; the School of Law will contact references as needed)

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religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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