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UCLA Law Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions • 2021-22

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor of Law

Application Window

Open date: August 2nd, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Sep 10, 2021 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 28, 2022 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.

Position description

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications from entry-level candidates for tenure-track faculty positions expected to begin July 1, 2022. We seek candidates across all areas of law. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

In addition, as part of UCLA’s Rising to the Challenge Faculty Hiring Initiative, we are also seeking candidates whose scholarly work, teaching and/or mentoring focuses on Black experiences. This search is a partnership between the School of Law and the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies as part of the campus-wide effort to rise to the challenge of racial and social justice at UCLA, sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost.

All candidates must hold a J.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree prior to date of employment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested applicants should submit the following documents as evidence of scholarly achievement or promise, and teaching potential: C.V. including list of references (contact information only); cover letter; statement of current research and teaching interests; a paper or manuscript which will serve as the basis of your job talk; and a statement of contributions to diversity. Letters of reference do not need to be sent at this time. Early applications are encouraged. To ensure full consideration, please submit applications by Friday, September 10, 2021, however, applications will be accepted through Friday, January 28, 2022.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Must hold a J.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree prior to date of employment.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. including list of references (contact information only).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research and Teaching Interests

  • Job Talk Paper - A paper or manuscript which will serve as the basis of your job talk.

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06695

Help contact: caughlin@law.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

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: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA