Faculty Tenure Stream - Open Rank - Sturm College of Law

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Legal Professionals, Faculty

Founded in 1897, the Sturm College of Law is a national leader in experiential learning and interdisciplinary legal study. Located in one of the nation’s most dynamic and beautiful cities, the Sturm College of Law features a faculty of outstanding and nationally visible scholar-teachers, an accomplished and diverse student body, a highly talented and dedicated staff, and roughly 17,000 alumni who have achieved careers of distinction in law, business, government, public interest, and other professional domains. A private university dedicated to the public good, the University of Denver offers more than 300 academic programs and serves over 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University of Denver and the Sturm College of Law are committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment and seek candidates whose research, teaching, service, and life experiences can contribute to advancing those important institutional commitments.

Position Summary

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law seeks applications from candidates for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Law. Although we welcome candidates across all subject matter areas and methodological perspectives, we will be focusing our efforts during the 2022-23 hiring cycle on (1) candidates interested in teaching Civil Procedure; and (2) those with the capacity to teach Contracts and/or Torts. (We also seek a Director of the Nanda Center for International & Comparative Law, and have posted this search separately.) 

Required Qualifications

  • J.D. and/or Ph.D. degrees (or their equivalents)
  • Outstanding academic record
  • Relevant professional experience
  • A commitment to inclusive pedagogy
  • The capacity to make future outstanding contributions in the realms of scholarship, teaching, and public engagement

Preferred Qualifications

  • A track record of professional contributions in the realms of scholarship, teaching, and public engagement

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by October 15, 2022.

Special Instructions
To be considered, candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Questions can be directed to the Committee Chair, Professor Jay Brown jbrown@law.du.edu.

Salary Grade Number
The salary grade for the position is UC.

Salary Range
The salary range for this position is $125,000-$225,000, dependent on rank and qualifications.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Agenda
  5. Statement demonstrating a commitment to diversity and inclusion within legal education
  6. Names and contact information for at least three references

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see http://www.du.edu/equalopportunity/non-discrimination-statement.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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