Columbia Law School invites applications for the position of Associate Professor. Responsibilities include teaching a full academic load; regular publication of significant scholarly work; and, 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.
J.D. or J.D./Ph.D. required. At a minimum, a candidate for Associate Professor of Law is expected to have a high level of educational attainment appropriate to teaching law, 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 Supreme Court; significant practical experience and expertise in law practice; and 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 through Columbia University’s Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) at:
Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The University and the Law School are committed to the diversity of the faculty. Outstanding female and underrepresented minority scholars are strongly encouraged to apply.