The Department of Business Law invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant
Professor level. J.D. or J.S.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and admission to the bar at time of
appointment required. In addition, previous experience and proven excellence in teaching law,
business ethics, or related courses at the university level, a history of scholarly research and
publications, experience practicing law, and business experience are preferred. An LL.M., M.B.A. or
other graduate degree in business or economics from an accredited college or university, law review
membership, and experience as a law clerk at the appellate level are desirable. At time of appointment,
the candidate must meet and must continue to maintain current AACSB International "Scholarly
Academic" standards of qualification throughout their tenure.
Candidates must demonstrate a commitment and ability to teach, mentor and work with a diverse
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.
The position involves teaching both undergraduate and graduate-level courses in business law and
business ethics. Faculty members are expected to employ a variety of teaching strategies to enable
students to think analytically and to communicate effectively. Law courses are taught using the Socratic
method with its goal of participatory learning and the development of reasoning skills. Additionally,
faculty members are expected to engage actively in research and publication in their areas of primary
teaching responsibility and provide service to the University and the community.
The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department
in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion.
Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2021. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the
screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a letter of application describing how they satisfy the qualifications listed above,
curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to the application web address below. In
later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal
degrees, licenses, and certificates.
Link to application: https://www.csun.edu/careers/