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Acting Professor of Law

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 25th, 2018
Next review date: September 27th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: March 31st, 2019
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 two entry-level, tenure-track positions to begin July 1, 2019. Our hiring needs are flexible. 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/JPF02341.

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 Sept. 27, 2018, 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 Professor Peter Lee, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, via email at facultyappointments@law.ucdavis.edu. Inquiries about visiting positions should be submitted to Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Afra Afsharipour, 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

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

  • Research Agenda

  • Teaching Evaluations and/or Transcripts - Teaching Evaluations for two most recent years. Transcripts if you have less than two years of teaching experience.

  • Writing Sample

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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