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Professor of Law
University of California, Hastings College of Law

Date Posted Jun. 29, 2022
Title Professor of Law
University University of California, Hastings College of Law
San Francisco, CA, United States
Department Faculty
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2023
  • Professor
  • Constitutional Law
    Banking, Business & Financial Law

The University of California Hastings College of the Law (“UC Hastings) in San Francisco seeks to hire two entry-level or lateral tenure-track faculty members to begin the 2023-2024 academic year, i.e., July 1, 2023. We seek innovative and productive scholars and devoted teachers who will be role models for our students. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to our vibrant and diverse community of interdisciplinary scholars.  

UC Hastings has two open tenured or tenure-track lines this year. One of the lines is for a constitutional law scholar who can teach Constitutional Law. One of the lines is for a business law scholar who can teach upper division business classes such as Business Associations. We are interested in applications from entry-level candidates to professors with considerable experience in the academy.

Applicants should have a serious interest in UC Hastings and living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Candidates should send a cv, statement of research and teaching interests, and representative publications in .pdf format to Professor Ben Depoorter Appointments Committee Chair (, with the subject heading “Faculty Position.” All candidates must hold a J.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree prior to start date. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We will conduct initial screening interviews (involving presentation of a scholarly work) for select candidates via Zoom and/or on-campus, with a second round of interviews and paper discussion for leading candidates on campus. We will begin considering applications as early as June 15, on a rolling basis.


  • UC Hastings Law was founded in 1878 as the original law department of the University of California. We are building a vibrant and interactive academic village in the heart of San Francisco and implementing an ambitious strategic plan. Our signature programs include the Center for Business Law, Center for Litigation and Courts, the Institute for Criminal Justice, the East Asian Legal Studies Center, the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, the Indigenous Law Center, Center for Innovation, LexLab (legal technology), the Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, the Center for Racial and Economic Justice, the Center on Tax Law, the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy, the Center for Racial and Economic Justice, and the Center for Worklife Law. We welcome colleagues who would contribute to existing programs, as well as colleagues who would bring energy and creativity to building new centers of excellence.

    UC Hastings prohibits discrimination against any person employed; seeking employment; or applying for or engaged in a paid or unpaid internship or training program leading to employment with UC Hastings College of the Law on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, gender transition status, sex- or gender-stereotyping, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, marital status, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, including protected veterans. This policy applies to all employment practices, including recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, merit increase, salary, training and development, demotion, and separation.

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  • Ben Depoorter
    University of California, Hastings College of Law
    200 McAllister St.
    San Francisco, CA 94102


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