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Acting Professor of Law/Professor of Law

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 31st, 2017
Last review date: October 25th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 31st, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The University of California, Davis school of law is recruiting for one-tenure track or tenured position in the area of business law to begin July 1, 2018. We seek applications from candidates with scholarly distinction or promise and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Although no specific formal background is essential, the candidate’s education and employment history must demonstrate the potential for excellence in law teaching and legal scholarship. Law review participation, academic performance, judicial clerkships, legal practice experience, publications, and teaching experience, as well as other indicia, are relevant factors in evaluating such potential. All candidates must apply through the UC Recruit system at the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01801.

In addition, as part of their application, candidates must include a Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Information about the Statement can be found at http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/diversity_statements_writing.html.
For full consideration, applicants should apply by October 25, 2017, although we recommend that you submit your materials as soon as possible. Candidates must have a J.D. or equivalent degree. We require a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research agenda, teaching evaluations and/or transcripts, writing sample, and contact information for three references at this time. Please note that we may require further documentation at a future date, including, but not limited to, letters of recommendation, which will be treated as confidential per University of California Policy and California state law.

Please direct questions to Afra Afsharipour, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, via email at facultyappointments@law.ucdavis.edu. Inquiries about visiting positions should be submitted to Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Madhavi Sunder, also at facultyappointments@law.ucdavis.edu.

UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany an invited faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age. https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html

UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. To recruit and retain the best faculty, the campus sponsors a Work Life Program that provides programs and services that support faculty as they strive to honor their commitments to work, home and community. https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/work-life/index.html

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and deans offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty. Eligibility for POP services is limited to full-time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty. https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/programs/partner-opp/index.html

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis-- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location

Davis, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://law.ucdavis.edu

Requirements

Documents

References

3-5 references required (contact information only)

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