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Acting/Full Professor of Law 2023-2024

Position overview

Salary range: Salary range: The base salary range for this position is $174,100-$264,400. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

Application Window

Open date: August 29, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Jan 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Apr 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The University of California, Irvine School of Law invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions with a start date of July 1, 2024, in all subject areas, with particular interest in candidates who teach and write in:

International & Public Law
Private Law
Health & Public law

The School of Law is focused on faculty with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who wish to make a difference and a major contribution at an extraordinary public law school; and a commitment to enrich our communities through public service.

When hiring, we look for talented faculty with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who wish to make a difference and a major contribution at an extraordinary public law school. Candidates must hold a J.D. or a Ph.D. in a related area from an accredited institution. All applicants must have a demonstrated history of (or potential for) outstanding teaching and scholarly achievements.

UCI Law, founded just 15 years ago, is the newest public law school in California 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.

Scholars from all areas of interest are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates must submit application materials using UC Irvine’s online application system, AP Recruit:

Please direct questions about this position to the chair of the search committee, Vic Fleischer (

For more information about UCI Law, visit:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

J.D. or a Ph.D.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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About UC Irvine

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.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA