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Assistant Professor of International Economic Law
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 22, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of International Economic Law
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • International Law
    Environmental/Natural Resource Law
    Law - General
    Law & Technology

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, a leading graduate school of international relations, seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in international economic law at the assistant professor level. The study of international economic and business relations is central to the Fletcher School’s mission, and intersects with many of the School’s other academic and disciplinary strengths. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research, and graduate student research supervision, and will engage in service to The Fletcher School as well as to the broader community. The Fletcher School’s faculty is multi-disciplinary, with a focus on preparing tomorrow’s leaders with a global perspective. The successful candidate should be prepared and eager to participate in this School-wide interdisciplinary dialogue. The School undertakes research and prepares master’s and doctoral students to use the latest legal, political, economic, business, and other analytical tools, to generate pragmatic policies and make decisions that will successfully shape global events.  In addition to its flagship Master’s in Law & Diplomacy (MALD) and Master’s in Global Affairs (MGA), the Fletcher School also offers a Master’s in International Law (LLM), a Master’s in International Business (MIB) and a PhD.  



The candidate should have excellent expertise and research capabilities in international economic and business law, particularly with respect to international trade, international investment, and international monetary matters. Teaching experience in this field is desirable, but not required. In addition, the ability to teach courses in international legal aspects of governance, sustainability and environmental justice, technology, cybersecurity, or development would be an added benefit.  Relevant professional experience is desirable, whether in government, international organizations, business, non-governmental organizations, or academia. A J.D. or equivalent law degree is required. 


Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a research statement, and teaching statement, including concrete descriptions of plans for research as well as their particular interest in the position at The Fletcher School, a curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references, and any previous student evaluations.  A diversity statement should also be included that addresses how you foster an equitable and inclusive learning and research environment.  The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2022, and will continue reviewing until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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