Santa Clara University School of Law is dedicated to educating lawyers who lead with a commitment to excellence, ethics, and social justice. We are excited to welcome applications for a new tenure-track position to begin in the 2022-2023 academic year. Ideal candidates will be creative and committed scholars, exemplary teachers, and engaged colleagues, eager to serve our students and our institution alike. As one of the most diverse law schools in our nation, The School of Law has a longstanding commitment to the diversity of its faculty and its student body and an inclusive learning environment that is welcoming for all. In filling this position, we are particularly seeking candidates with experience and potential for teaching and successfully mentoring students from groups underrepresented in the legal profession, first generation students, and those coming from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
Duties and Responsibilities
Whether entry-level or lateral, candidates should be prepared to teach at least one first-year course as well as a balance of upper-level elective courses. Candidates also should have a well thought-out research agenda and a demonstrated commitment to producing excellent legal scholarship. Applicants should send a C.V., statement of interest, and representative publications to SCU HR Portal.
Skills and Competencies
Qualifications and Prior Experience
Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, including a J.D. from an accredited law school or an equivalent degree (such as a Ph.D. in a related field). Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching and the ability to pursue an ambitious scholarly agenda.