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Assistant Professor-Tenure Track, Associate Professor or Professor-Tenured - Business and Corporate Law


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School / Campus / College: School of Law

Organization: School of Law

Title: Assistant Professor-Tenure Track, Associate Professor or Professor-Tenured - Business and Corporate Law


Position Details


Position Description

The University of Washington School of Law is hiring for one open rank tenure track or tenured Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Profesor to teach and publish in business law, including Business Organizations and courses in the areas of Securities Regulations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Bankruptcy, and commercial law. This position has an anticipated start date of September 16, 2022 and is full-time on a 9-month basis and promotion eligible through the Professor rank.

The University of Washington School of Law is situated in Seattle, hub of innovation and significant multinational corporations and start-up ventures. The School of Law is deeply involved in and committed to organizational leadership and business relationships in our region. The Global Business Law LL.M. degree and the Law, Business and Entrepreneurship concentration track produce highly motivated and skilled graduates who obtain a variety of positions regionally and beyond.

The faculty member hired for this position will reinvigorate the business law offerings and anchor the School of Law as a major researcher in corporate and business law. Teaching will include Business Organizations and other courses in business law and the JD program depending on teaching needs. The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate consistent scholarly excellence through regular scholarship production, maintaining the School of Law’s national reputation in business law. The successful applicant will form external relationships and obtain external funding for related programs. 

The successful applicant will be hired into the professorial rank commensurate with their level of experience and qualifications. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, national or international leadership or the potential for national or international leadership in business law scholarship, exceptional teaching, and bar passage in any jurisdiction.  

The University of Washington School of Law holds to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Multi-culturalism, and Anti-racism as fundamental values. This work is an ongoing effort engaging the entire UW Law community. Candidates are encouraged to examine our Diversity web page and review the Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Multi-culturalism, and Anti-Racism see https://www.law.uw.edu/about/diversity

All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

 

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) or foreign equivalent
  • Demonstrated record of scholarship

Instructions

  1. A detailed cover letter describing qualifications for the position, including academic preparation, professional experience, teaching, and research.
  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)
  4. Diversity Statement

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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
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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