Columbia Law School invites applications for the position of Associate Professor. Responsibilities include teaching a full academic load; regular publication of significant scholarly work; if ultimately appointed as a tenured member of the CLS Faculty, active participation in faculty affairs, including membership on standing faculty committees in consideration of a wide range of issues, including faculty appointments and curricular modifications.
Minimum Degree Required:
J.D., J.D. equivalent, or Ph.D. required.
At a minimum, a candidate for Associate Professor of Law is expected to have high levels of educational attainment appropriate to law teaching, including a strong academic record.
Applicants should demonstrate the capacity for original and high-quality scholarship (as demonstrated through prior work or works in progress), to have shown an ability to engage in clear and effective teaching (through prior experience and/or through a presentation to the faculty of law), and to have attained a high reputation among those in the scholarly community (as determined through recommendations). Law journal experience; judicial clerkship, especially for Supreme Court; significant practical experience and expertise in law practice; academic honors and fellowships.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must apply online. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted. Applicants should apply online at:
Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran.