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Open Rank - Associate Professor/Professor (Clinical) - 2024 - New York

Columbia University
New York City, NY
Closing date
Jun 29, 2024

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Columbia Law School invites applicants for clinical faculty positions, across areas of practice and teaching experience. We are seeking candidates to join our dynamic, innovative, and diverse clinical faculty, and candidates who will the lead the future of clinical education. We welcome applications from outstanding candidates in any area of curricular expertise.

We are seeking faculty with exceptional leadership experience and potential, and who have a clear vision for their clinic and clinical education more broadly. We seek faculty committed to providing a powerful individual and collective learning experience, where students serve as the primary providers of legal services under close faculty supervision. Creative and thoughtful teaching that focuses on student development, law reform, and advancement of the profession is also central. Diversity-of life experience, perspectives, and approaches to lawyering-is essential and a very high priority. We seek faculty who are deeply engaged in intellectual activities outside of teaching, whether through scholarship, public talks, or otherwise. We also highly value collegiality and institutional citizenship.


Minimum Qualifications:

J.D. (or equivalent foreign law degree)

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching and practice experience commensurate with level of appointment.

Application Instructions

We intend to move quickly this hiring season, and we encourage candidates to submit materials by August 2, 2024. To express your interest, please submit a C.V., 2- to 3-page description of the clinic you hope to teach at Columbia Law School, and a 1- to 2-page description of intellectual engagement beyond teaching (whether through scholarship or otherwise) that you have engaged in in recent years and plan to engage in in the coming years.

Any questions can also be sent to committee co-chairs Profs. Sarah Knuckey and Josh Gupta-Kagan at

To apply for this position, please go to:

Salary Range:

Associate Clinical Professor: $195,000-$240,000

Clinical Professor: $240,000-$340,000

Clinical faculty positions at Columbia Law School are non-tenure track positions that have or are expected to lead to a long-term, presumptively renewable contract.

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer / disability / veteran and is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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