Tenure Track/Tenured Professor of Law Positions

Apply/Register Job no: 497149
Work type: Faculty Full-time
Department: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Location: Brookdale Center, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching, Legal

Position Summary:      

The Benjamin N. Cardozo of Law is looking for entry-level and lateral candidates to fill up to three full-time tenure track or tenured faculty positions with an expected start date of July 1, 2024. We have particularly strong interests this year in constitutional law, torts, intellectual property and technology, employment law, and courses that center race and the law.

Position Responsibilities:

Professors of Law are expected to produce high quality published legal scholarship in the form of articles and books, participate in scholarly discourse through conferences and talks, and contribute to the advancement of their respective fields. Professors of Law teach a standard credit load, determined by the Dean, in the Law School. They serve on faculty committees, as journal advisors, and in other capacities to participate in the governance of the institution. Professors may also serve the broader legal profession through service on bar committees, testimony before government and legislative bodies relating to their legal scholarship, and other mechanisms.

Experience & Educational Background:

Professors of Law must hold a JD or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral-level degree in law.

Skills & Competencies:

Cardozo Law is interested in lateral candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research, and service.  We are interested in entry-level candidates who can demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in teaching, research, and service.  All candidates should be committed to building an equitable and diverse scholarly and educational environment.

Salary Range:

$160,000-$260,000. Salary offered will be commensurate with rank and experience/qualifications.

Application Instructions:

Lateral candidates, or entry-level candidates who have a particular interest in Cardozo Law School, should apply here and upload their curriculum
vitae. Questions can be directed to Professor Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, at saurabh.vishnubhakat@yu.edu.

About Us:       

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our Center for Rights and Justice.  Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law, civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.

A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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