The University of Kentucky Rosenberg College of Law invites applications for an entry-level or lateral, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning in August 2023. The College is seeking to fill needs in several areas of law. Key subjects include Civil Procedure, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, and related subjects. However, we are also interested in considering candidates who teach and/or research in other areas that are not included in this list of priorities. The Rosenberg College of Law is an important part of a major research university and offers a collegial and supportive atmosphere for its faculty, staff, and students. Applicants should have a J.D. or equivalent law degree, a record of high academic achievement, and a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and in scholarly productivity. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.
To be considered, applicants must apply through the University of Kentucky’s Integrated Employment System. Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. Applications will be reviewed and accepted until the position is filled.
If you have questions concerning the position, please contact Melynda Price Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, via email at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org@uky.edu.
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The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, individuals from minoritized populations, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.