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Associate Professor of Law

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID350507

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyAcademic

Full/Part TimeFull-Time

Regular/TemporaryRegular

Job Code9402

Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp

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The University of Minnesota Law School plans to consider both senior and junior (entry-level and/or lateral) candidates to fill a number of faculty positions, to begin in the 2023-24 academic year. Rank upon hire will depend on qualifications. This is a full-time, nine-month appointment. We encourage applications from candidates across all areas of law, with a particular but not at all exclusive focus on race and the law and environmental law.


Qualifications





Applicants should hold a J.D. or degree of equivalent rank and should demonstrate outstanding potential in scholarship and teaching. People of color, women, individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and other candidates who will contribute to the cultural and intellectual diversity of the faculty are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer.

About the Department





ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S TOP PUBLIC LAW SCHOOLS, the University of Minnesota Law School is a leader in preparing students to solve the complex social, economic and business issues of our time. Our exceptional faculty, innovative curriculum and unmatched clinical and experiential learning opportunities equip students for the demands of the 21st century.We are distinguished by a rare collegial culture that emphasizes teamwork, problem solving, leadership and persuasion. Students learn to think analytically, to identify the core element of a complex problem and to develop real-world solutions-skills that are essential beyond law school for all fields of employment. Public service is at our core. Our students embrace it, our faculty and staff reinforce it, and our community benefits from it.Our faculty includes some of the most accomplished and productive scholars in the world in business law, criminal justice, international law and human rights, and law, science and technology. A large, active network of alumni in the Twin Cities and around the globe is eager to mentor, teach and hire our students.The Law School draws a talented, diverse student body from every part of the United States and numerous countries.The Law School benefits from being part of one of the largest research institutions in the world and its location in vibrant and diverse Minneapolis/St. Paul, which annually ranks as one of the most affordable, livable and literate metropolitan areas in the country. With 16 Fortune 500 companies, federal and state courts, and the state capitol just minutes away, the University of Minnesota is located in one of the best places in the country to experience law in action.

Benefits





Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

    How To Apply





    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. This position requires that you attach a resume and cover letter.This position will remain open until filled.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    Diversity





    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: https://diversity.umn.edu.

    Employment Requirements





    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

    About the U of M





    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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