Cornell University, Law School

Position ID:Cornell-Law School-CLARKE [#11489, WDR-00008408]
Position Title: Clarke Professorship & Directorship - Cornell Law School
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14850, United States [map]
Subject Area: Law
Appl Deadline:* finished (2018/07/25, finished 2019/07/17, listed until 2019/03/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Cornell Law School seeks experienced candidates, whose primary experience and interest is in Far East law and culture, for a full-time faculty position as the Jack G. Clarke Professor of Far East Legal Studies and the Faculty Director of the Clarke Program in East Asian Law and Culture.

The successful candidate will be responsible for research in Far East law and culture, teaching law school courses, and service to the school. In the role of Faculty Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing a program that brings a broad interdisciplinary focus to the study of law in East Asia. The Faculty Director works to expand the purview of legal scholarship and to develop new ways of thinking about transnational law, politics, and culture. This includes sponsoring a variety of activities and events, including fellowships, conferences, lectures, collaborative research projects, short and long-term scholarly exchanges, and student exchanges.

Benefits are competitive and include a budget for research and travel. Faculty may also apply to the Dean for summer research stipends to work on individual and collective projects.

The Law School especially welcomes applications from individuals whose background and experience will contribute to the diversity of the faculty.

Applicants must hold a strong record of scholarly publications and/or other accomplishments showing robust interdisciplinary connections to law, with a specific focus on Far East law and culture.

To apply: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and other significant supporting materials. To ensure maximum consideration, please submit all application materials as soon as possible. We anticipate that the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Questions may be referred to Liz Flint, Director of Human Resources:

Founded in 1887, Cornell Law School is a top-tier law school, currently ranked 13th by U.S. News & World Report. We offer a 3-year JD program for about 200 students per class, a one-year LLM program for about 90 students from countries throughout the world, and a doctoral (JSD) program for about 2-3 new students per year. Cornell Law School has 41 tenured and tenure-track faculty, including 20 with chaired faculty positions; and 15 clinical professors in the legal research and writing program and in clinics at the local, national, and international level. Our faculty is consistently ranked among the top in the country for scholarly productivity and influence, and has pre-eminence in many areas, including empirical legal studies, international and comparative law, and robust doctrinal scholarship in core fields. Our school is committed to being recognized as the leader among law schools at combining inspiring theoretical, doctrinal, and experiential teaching with cutting-edge scholarship in a supportive, intellectually rich community, so that our graduates can achieve excellence in all facets of the legal profession.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper east Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including: employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave, and flexible work options. Cornell University also has a robust dual career program that offers job search information and assistance to dual career spouses or partners.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Cornell Law School
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