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Job ID: 218454

Assistant or Associate Professor of Law
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Jul. 27, 2023
Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Law
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8K100:Law Instruction
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Criminal Law
    Commercial & Bankruptcy Law
    Law - General
THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ROSENBERG COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for an entry-level or lateral, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning in August 2024. The College is seeking to fill needs in several areas of law, up to three faculty positions this year. Key subjects include Civil Procedure, Commercial law, Criminal Law, and related fields. We are also interested in considering candidates who teach and/or research in Torts, Immigration, and Intellectual Property as well as others not included in this list of priorities. We may consider an applicant for a full professor position. The Rosenberg College of Law is an important part of a major research university and offers a collegial and supportive atmosphere for its faculty, staff, and students. Applicants should have a J.D. or equivalent law degree, a record of high academic achievement, and a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and in scholarly productivity. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.

To receive consideration for this position, applicants must apply through the University of Kentucky’s Integrated Employment System where they can submit a letter of application and resume. Please send any questions to Faculty Appointments Committee Chair Associate Dean Jennifer Bird-Pollan,, or by mail at the University of Kentucky Rosenberg College of Law, 620 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40506-0048.

Lexington is in the center of the Bluegrass, an internationally acclaimed cultural landscape, and in close proximity to Louisville and Cincinnati. It is a community of 300,000 and is distinguished by its rating as one of the top 10 most educated cities in the nation (according to the U.S. Census), top 5 cities for young professionals (Kiplinger), top 3 mid-sized cities for lowest cost of living (KPMG LLP), and top 5 cities to raise a family (Forbes). More information on Lexington is available at and

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, individuals from minoritized populations, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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