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Professor of Teaching, Lawyering Skills/Assistant Professor of Teaching, Lawyering Skills

Recruitment Period

Open October 4th, 2019 through Friday, Feb 28, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The University of California, Irvine School of Law invites applications for a full-time faculty member to teach Lawyering Skills.

Teaching responsibility would be primarily in the first-year Lawyering Skills classes (Lawyering Skills I and II), two three-unit courses that teach skills such as analysis, writing, oral communication, negotiation, interviewing, and fact investigation. Each academic year, the individual hired to teach in the Lawyering Skills program will also teach one additional course of that individual's choosing.

UC Irvine School of Law is a visionary law school focused on training talented and passionate lawyers and driven by professional excellence, intellectual rigor, and a commitment to enrich our communities through public service. UCI Law, founded just ten years ago, is the newest public law school in California in nearly 50 years and currently is ranked 23rd nationally by U.S. News & World Report.

The School is ranked 14th in the nation for legal writing programs, 12th in the nation for scholarly impact, and is highly regarded for its faculty and expert practical training. UCI Law offers a distinct, innovative approach to legal education that features experiential learning and interdisciplinary studies. Committed to values of public service, excellence in scholarship and teaching, and fostering a diverse, inclusive community, UCI Law is home to distinguished faculty and passionate, talented, and socially conscious students.

Applicants must hold a J.D. degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

The search is open-rank and we welcome applicants at the Assistant (potential security of employment; analogous to pre-tenure) or Full (security of employment; analogous to tenure) ranks. Also, a candidate who is being considered for a Professor of Teaching, Lawyering Skills role (with Potential Security for Employment or Security of Employment) series requires, in addition to excellent teaching and service, that the candidate makes outstanding and recognized contributions to the development of his or her specific discipline and/or of pedagogy.

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Interested candidates should submit application materials using UC Irvine's online application system, AP Recruit:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Job location

Irvine, CA


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