Assistant Professor

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number F0952W
Role Title Assistant Professor/9-Mth
Position Title Assistant Professor
Position Summary

Duties include research, teaching, and service to the Law School. The Law School seeks exceptional academic achievement and distinction in the practice of law and/or in prior academic appointments. Considerable weight will be given to teaching potential evaluated, when possible, by considering written reviews of a candidate’s teaching. Evidence of a commitment to scholarship, particularly as demonstrated by actual scholarly achievement, will weigh heavily. To evaluate such achievement, candidates’ scholarship as well as their academic records will be assessed.

Successful candidates will be appointed as Assistant Professor of Law, Associate Professor of Law, or Professor of Law, as appropriate.

Required Qualifications

A J.D. (Juris Doctor) or the equivalent degree is required at time appointment begins.


Evidence of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential as a scholar.

Evidence of success as a teacher or demonstrated potential to succeed in the classroom.

Preferred Qualifications

EXPERIENCE: Successful experience teaching in the law school environment.

Department Law School Operations - 3N1000
Location William & Mary
Job Open Date 10/04/2017
Review Begin Date 11/04/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Instructional Faculty
Special Application Instructions

Required documents:
Cover letter
Job Talk Paper

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
Optional Documents