Law School, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Law School-TTLAW [#9456, WDR-00008408]
Position Title: Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty - Cornell Law School
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14850, United States [map]
Subject Area: Law
Appl Deadline:2017/09/30** (posted 2017/08/01, listed until 2017/09/30)
Position Description:    

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 quantitative and qualitative 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 Law School invites applications from both experienced and entry-level candidates for one or more tenured or tenure-track faculty positions commencing in the 2018-19 academic year. Responsibilities of the position include research in area(s) of expertise, teaching a normal cohort of three courses per academic year, and service to the school. 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 may contribute to the diversity of the faculty.

Qualifications: Applicants must have completed their JD degree or be at the dissertation stage of a doctorate program leading to a degree with strong inter-disciplinary connections to law.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, research statement, law school transcript, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and other significant supporting material.

The deadline for submission of all application materials is September 30, 2017. We plan to interview candidates at the AALS recruitment conference in Washington, DC in November 2017.

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. With our main campus 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 Cornell Tech campus opening 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, flexible work options.

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.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/
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Cornell Law School
G58A Myron Taylor Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

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