Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-Law

  • UMass Dartmouth
  • Apr 14, 2022
Full time Education Legal

Job Description

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-Law

We are seeking a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor as Director of our Community Development Clinic. The clinic provides representation to entrepreneurial businesses in the South Coast region. The director will teach one section of a doctrinal course each semester, likely Business Organizations. UMass Law is dedicated to creating access to legal education for groups underrepresented in the profession and is committed to graduating justice-centered lawyers prepared to practice responsibly and creatively. The school's in-house clinics were developed to meet critical community needs.

UMass Law is located on Massachusetts' South Coast, about one hour from Boston and thirty minutes from Providence and Cape Cod. As the only public law school in Massachusetts, UMass is poised to become a leader in stewarding justice in the state, and the new tenure-track clinic director will be an integral part of that growth.

Required qualifications: candidates must have a J.D., be licensed in Massachusetts within one year of hire, and have at least one year of legal clinic teaching experience.  Preferred qualifications: at least five years combined law practice and clinical teaching experience.


For more information about this position, including qualifications and how to apply, please navigate to our website at UMass Careers

All interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for at least three professional references.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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UMass Dartmouth offers exciting benefits such as:

  • 75% Employer-Paid Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • State Pension Retirement Plan
  • Optional Retirement Savings Plans
  • Tuition Credit (Employee, Spouse, & Dependents)
  • Twelve (12) paid holidays
  • Paid personal, vacation, and sick time
  • And More!

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. UMass Dartmouth values excellence, diversity, transparency, student-centeredness, accountability, innovation, engagement, collaboration, collegiality and safety.

UMass Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit-based factors. 

Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Additionally, all members of the campus community must obtain a Covid-19 booster shot and provide proof when requested. Individuals who are not yet eligible to receive a booster shot must obtain one within 30 days from the date they become eligible.

UMass Dartmouth reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.