Entry-level tenure-track law faculty positions

Job Description & Qualification

Based on the College of Law’s primary curriculum needs we are especially interested in candidates with teaching, scholarship and research interests in the subject-matter areas of Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Professional Responsibility, Property, Torts, Wills and Trusts, as well as Appellate Advocacy Clinic and Tax Clinic.
Start date: January 2023 and August 2023

Job Qualifications: Successful applicants will hold a J.D. or equivalent terminal degree, a strong academic profile, and record or promise as a teacher. Candidates with a strong publication and research record or documented interest are highly preferred.

Application Procedure

We are now accepting applications for start dates of January 2023 and August 2023, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Application materials must include a cover letter addressing teaching interests, a detailed research agenda, the title of the applicant’s job-talk, a C.V., preferably with links to publications, and at least three references. Please submit application materials by email to Professor Roza Pati, Chair of the Faculty Recruitment Committee, St. Thomas University College of Law, at rpati@stu.edu.

About the Organization

About St. Thomas University College of Law:
Founded in 1984, St. Thomas University College of Law is one of the most diverse access law schools in the United States. It is part of St. Thomas University, founded in 1961 as Biscayne College by the order of the Augustinian Friars.
St. Thomas University is an urban, student-centered, Catholic university with rich cultural and international diversity, dedicated to developing leaders who contribute to the economic and cultural vitality of the regions they serve. To this end, the College of Law remains committed in teaching, scholarship, and service, to fostering a public order of human dignity, to training lawyers sensitive to the needs of the region’s underrepresented communities, and to expanding access to professional opportunities which includes active partnerships with business, government and the South Florida Community. The College of Law offers several joint degree programs, including an LL.M. and a J.S.D. degree in Intercultural Human Rights. It provides a Summer-in-Spain program, and it hosts The Benjamin L. Crump Center for Social Justice.

St. Thomas University is a Catholic university sponsored by the Archdiocese of Miami committed to academic and professional success guided by its Catholic identity. As employees, we respect the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and support the University's religious mission. The University conforms to all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status. However, this policy does not require St. Thomas University to act in a manner contrary to the beliefs and teachings of the Catholic Church or to diminish its rights as a religious organization.

Accreditation: St. Thomas University College of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). St. Thomas University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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Job ID

ID: J11608