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Assistant/Associate Professor of Law

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Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Instruction, Legal/Law

Department: School of Law
Rank: Assistant Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Application Deadline
September 1, 2017; position open until filled

Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current resume and a minimum of three professional references.

Position Announcement
The University of Oregon School of Law invites applications for an assistant or associate professor (with tenure) in Criminal Law, to begin in August 2018. Preference will be given to applicants with scholarship, teaching, or practice expertise in criminal law and related fields.

Department or Program Summary
The University of Oregon is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and is a major research university committed to combining high level research with strong undergraduate and graduate teaching. Founded in 1876, UO enrolls almost 24,000 students from all 50 states and more than 95 countries; and offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. There are also 30 research centers, institutes, and core research facilities. Since July 2014, the University has been governed by an independent Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon. One of two AAU institutions in the Pacific Northwest, the University is widely known for a mix of highly ranked departments and innovative interdisciplinary programs; a strong commitment to research and education; and a collaborative, non-hierarchical institutional culture.

The School of Law is an ABA accredited law school and Oregon’s only public law school, made up of three graduate degree programs and an undergraduate legal studies program.

Minimum Requirements
Minimum qualifications include a record of academic excellence, demonstrated success or the potential for success in scholarship and teaching, and a JD from an accredited law school or its equivalent. Successful candidates must have strong interpersonal skills sufficient to inspire and work effectively with diverse groups of faculty, students, staff, alumni, and members of the bar.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to applicants with scholarship, teaching, or practice expertise in criminal law and related fields.


The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.

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