Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Law

Bentley University

United States

October 15, 2022


Job Description Summary

The Law and Taxation Department at Bentley University invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2023.

The chosen candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate law courses with a business focus. Bentley is committed to the teacher-scholar model where teaching, scholarship, and service excellence are expected and valued. While class sizes may vary, Law courses are generally capped at 35 students.

The chosen candidate will be expected to publish high quality and impactful scholarship in respected academic journals.

In addition, all full-time Bentley faculty are expected to engage in service to the Department and University. The successful applicant will be expected to be an engaged participant in the Law and Taxation Department and in the Bentley community.

Information about the Law Department is available at: Bentley University Law and Taxation Department

Bentley University leads higher education in the integration of global business with the arts and sciences, corporate social responsibility, and our legacy strengths in accounting and finance. We seek faculty who have a commitment to high ethical standards and a willingness to embrace change. A supportive, team-oriented work environment promotes personal development and professional accomplishment.

Bentley University is an AACSB accredited institution that enrolls approximately 5,500 students at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Bloomberg ranks Bentley in the top 20 undergraduate business programs in the United States and U.S. News & World Report ranked Bentley as 6th in the Best Regional Universities-North category.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Juris Doctorate (JD).

Qualified applicants should have a proven recent record of excellent undergraduate and/or graduate teaching. Experience teaching undergraduate law courses within a business program/curriculum is preferred. Applicants must be familiar with Blackboard and Zoom or have a willingness to learn. Bentley University makes training available for both platforms.

Qualified candidates should demonstrate promise of producing high quality and impactful scholarship. Proven ability to publish in law reviews is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For best consideration, please apply by October 15, 2022 . For full consideration, candidates should submit the following as part of the application:

  • CV
  • Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  • Diversity Statement: The diversity statement should be one-to-two pages and speak to your experience with diversity (i.e., gender, race, ethnicity, age, religious or other backgrounds) and/or inclusion (all members of an organization are valued, respected, and have influence) and how it relates to your research, teaching or service. Bentley University recognizes that your individual exposure to diversity is a function of your background. We value those from relatively homogenous cultural contexts as well as those from diverse cultural contexts, whether in the U.S. or internationally, where diversity may take on different forms.
  • Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre- employment screening.


    Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

    Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.

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