Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Job Description & Qualification

PENN STATE LAW in University Park seeks to hire several tenured or tenure-track faculty to begin in the 2019-20 academic year. This is part of a multi-year strategic hiring plan, and we will consider both entry level and lateral candidates. Lateral candidates may be at the assistant, associate, or full professor levels. We will consider candidates in all subject areas, but are particularly interested in those whose research focuses on one of the following areas, broadly construed: business law; criminal law or procedure; cyber law; and energy law. One position, focused on big-data approaches to energy law, will be a joint hire between Penn State Law (the tenure home), and the College of Engineering, School of International Affairs, and Penn State’s Institute for CyberScience (ICS).

Candidates must have a J.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree, a distinguished academic record, and demonstrated potential to produce outstanding scholarship.

About the Organization

Penn State Law is located on Penn State’s largest campus in University Park, Pennsylvania, home to over 45,000 graduate and undergraduate students. With over 160 graduate degree programs, Penn State’s graduate school is one of the largest in the nation, fostering numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. For more information, please visit our website at https://pennstatelaw.psu.edu/. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Information

Penn State Law will be attending the AALS faculty recruitment conference, and entry level candidates are strongly encouraged to participate in the AALS Faculty Appointments Register. Lateral candidates should submit a cover letter, current CV, teaching evaluations, and a draft work-in-progress to Appointments@pennstatelaw.psu.edu. Specific inquiries should be addressed to the chair of the Appointments Committee, Julia Y. Lee, Professor of Law, at jyl10@psu.edu.

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Job ID

ID: J2772