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Apply now Job no: 507868
Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Tenure/Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: School of Law

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:

Northeastern University School of Law is seeking candidates for a full-time tenure-track faculty position within the law school. We are looking for candidates with a scholarly focus in an array of fields, such as criminal law and procedure, environmental law, health law, intellectual property, racial justice, technology, privacy, and voting rights/democratic governance.

The School of Law has long been a national leader in experiential legal education, with a deep commitment to law in service of the public interest and to engaged scholarship and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Responsibilities:

Research, teaching, and service obligations consistent with our faculty work-load policy.

Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a JD or comparable degree from an accredited institution by the appointment start date (e.g. JD, LLB or foreign equivalent). Applicants must have demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching and scholarly achievement.

 

Salary Grade:

 FAC

Additional Information:

If you have questions, please contact the faculty appointments administrator, Willamina Hadley, at w.hadley@northeastern.edu, or committee chair, Daniel Medwed, at d.medwed@northeastern.edu.

In making faculty appointments, the School of Law seeks to enhance its innovative curriculum, which combines experiential learning with rigorous analytical training and interdisciplinarity.

Northeastern University has a strong tradition of diversity and accessibility. The search committee is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. We encourage applications from racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community. We also encourage applicants to share how their background and experience will contribute to the Northeastern community.

We continue to enthusiastically welcome nominations and applications from members of groups that have been underrepresented in academia. Successful candidates will have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

 

 

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