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Assistant Professor/Professor - Lateral - School of Law
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 4, 2019
Title Assistant Professor/Professor - Lateral - School of Law
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline 1/31/2020
Position Start Date July 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Administrative Law

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 1st, 2019

Last review date: Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Jan 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, invites applications from lateral candidates for full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty positions with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. We welcome applications from candidates across all areas of law, although subject areas of particular interest include administrative law, business associations, business law, civil procedure, contracts, comparative and international law, criminal law and procedure, employment and labor law, environmental and energy law, evidence, immigration law, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, health law, property, race and law, tax, and torts. Further information about Berkeley Law is available at:

Berkeley Law is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research and service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. Candidates must either: a) hold a J.D. or equivalent international degree by date of application, or b) hold or have advanced to candidacy status for a Ph.D., or equivalent international degree, by date of application. Candidates who do not hold a J.D. degree, but who have advanced to candidacy status for a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, must have the Ph.D. or equivalent international degree conferred by the start date.

Application Procedure:

Lateral candidates who already hold tenured or tenure-track positions at other institutions must complete an online application via the following link: The Initial Review Date for lateral applications will be October 15, 2019. Application submissions will be accepted through January 31, 2020.

To receive full consideration for any position, please submit a completed application by the appropriate deadline listed above. Please direct questions to:

Letters of reference, copies of scholarly manuscripts, and other materials such as teaching evaluations may be requested of top candidates for entry-level or lateral positions. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a dossier service or career center, to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

The University is responsive to the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single
parents. For information about family friendly resources, potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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