Assistant Professor of Law (specialty in Civil Rights Law)

UO School of Law

Eugene, OR

ID: 7051963
Posted: July 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Application Deadline
September 1, 2018; position open until filled
Link to apply: http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/522271/assistant-professor-of-law

Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, a description of their research agenda, a statement addressing their potential contribution(s) to diversity, equity and inclusion, and three references.

For consideration, application materials should be submitted by September 1, 2018, although submissions will be accepted until the position is filled.

Position Announcement
The University of Oregon School of Law invites applications for an assistant professor focusing on civil rights, to begin in August 2019.

Department or Program Summary
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. Applicants must have scholarship, teaching, and/ or practice expertise in civil rights and related fields. 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.

About the University
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 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. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

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 Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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