Job ID: 164862

Tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Professor of Law

Drake University Law School

  • Aug. 9, 2021
 
  • Tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Professor of Law
  • Law School
  • https://www.drake.edu/law/
  • Drake University Law School
    Des Moines, IA
 
  • Open until filled
  • August 2022
  •  
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Tax Law
    Family/Juvenile/Child Law
    Copyright/Trademark/Intellectual Property/Patent
    Law - General
 
 

DRAKE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL invites applications from entry level and lateral candidates for tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Professor of Law positions beginning in the 2022-23 academic year. We are especially interested in candidates with demonstrated interest or experience in Civil Procedure, Tax/Commercial Law/Bankruptcy, Professional Responsibility, Intellectual Property, and Family Law. Applicants must hold a J.D. degree (or the equivalent) and should have a record of academic excellence, substantial academic or practice experience, a passion for teaching, and a record of, or potential for, accomplishment in scholarship. Appointment rank will be determined commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Drake University Law School sustains a vibrant intellectual culture, and Des Moines has been recognized as one of the top ten Best Places to Live (US News) and Best Places for Business and Careers (Forbes), with a robust and growing economy (Wall Street Journal). The Law School features innovative and nationally recognized programs in agricultural law, constitutional law, legal writing, and practical training.

Drake University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the nation’s diversity. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status. Diversity is one of Drake’s core values and applicants need to demonstrate an ability to work with individuals and groups of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, disability, and/or ethnic backgrounds.

Confidential review of applications will begin immediately.


  • Drake Law School Non-discrimination Policy

    Drake University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran or veteran disability status in administration of its employment and personnel policies, educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. Further, Drake University reserves the right to take affirmative action in connection with this policy in accordance with applicable law.

    Drake University admits students, without regard to sexual orientation, to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at the University, and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation in administration of its employment and personnel policies, educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs, except when such discrimination is required by federal or state law or regulations.

    Drake Law School Non-discrimination Policy – Employment

    Drake’s nondiscrimination policy recognizes that the principles of equal access and equal opportunity require that all interactions within the University be free from invidious discrimination. Drake University therefore prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status.

    If it is determined that an employer’s practices violate Drake Law School’s policies, we will not authorize the use of Drake’s Career Development Office by such employer.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Ellen Yee
    Law School
    Drake University Law School
    2507 University Avenue
    Des Moines, IA 50311
  •  
  • 515-271-1914
  • 515-271-1958
  • ellen.yee@drake.edu


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