Assistant Professor of Law

University of the Pacific
September 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:$120,000 - $175,000
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Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Position Information

Title Assistant Professor of Law

Campus Sacramento Department Law Instruction Posting Number F00790 Full or Part Time Full Time Open Date 07/26/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Days Per Week Weeks Per Year

Position Description

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions

The McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, invites applications from exceptional entry-level and lateral candidates for two tenure-track or tenured faculty positions to commence at the start of the 2024-25 academic year. Candidates should have a passion for teaching and scholarship and be well-suited to join a collegial, intellectually engaged and student-oriented faculty. The law school has many curricular needs, particularly in the fields of Evidence, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Administrative Law, Statutes and Regulations, Torts, Civil Procedure, Child and Family Law, and Legal Research and Writing. Qualified candidates may be considered to fill our newly created Eglet Chair in Evidence.

McGeorge is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. The McGeorge faculty has committed itself to undertake the work to transform itself into an anti-racist law school. Applicants who share that vision, and particularly those who would enhance the racial or ethnic diversity of the faculty, are strongly urged to apply.

University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality, socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty and staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor or equivalent degree.
  • Exceptional academic record.
  • Demonstrated interest in teaching.
  • Demonstrated commitment to legal scholarship.
  • Excellent writing and research skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Relevant practice experience.
  • Commitment to the vision, mission and core values of the law school.
  • Technological competence.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity, and inclusion in a university setting.
  • Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices and knowledge in their work.
  • Physical Requirements

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Some lifting of materials (twenty (20) lbs. or less).
  • Bending, stretching, reaching required.
  • Sitting for long periods of time.
  • Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Flexible work schedules, with an average of thirty-five (35) hours per week on campus, including occasional evenings and weekends.

    Hiring Range $120,000 - $175,000 per year. We consider factors such as, but not limited to, scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's qualifications, internal equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. Special Instructions

    This position will remain open until filled.

    Contact Information

    Interested candidates should contact, Professor Omar Dajani, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, at [email protected].

    Contact Email [email protected]

    Reference Letter Information

    Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes

    Minimum Number of References 2 Maximum Number of References 3 Background Check Statement

    All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

    AA/EEO Policy Statement

    University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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