University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Assistant/Associate/Professor of Law/Criminal Law
UMass Law welcomes applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position to begin July 1, 2023. The successful candidate will teach Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, as well as courses in one or more of the following areas: Evidence, Health Law, Race and the Law, Intellectual Property Law, Employment Law, International Law, Tax Law, or another area of interest and need.
UMass Law is the Commonwealth’s only public law school. We are dedicated to providing an excellent and affordable legal education, and to improving the quality and reach of justice in the Commonwealth and beyond. Enrollment in the law school has more than doubled over the past five years, accompanied by rising student entering credentials and outcomes. Our new faculty member will be an integral part of that growth. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body, and encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups who will add diversity to the UMass Law community.
Minimum qualifications: Candidates must have a law degree, a strong academic record, and demonstrated potential to produce outstanding scholarship. Preferred qualifications: Prior law teaching experience and published scholarship.
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.
UMass Dartmouth offers exciting benefits such as:
75% Employer-Paid Health Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
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
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMassD) is located in the beautiful ocean side community of Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, a half-hour east of Providence, and a half-hour west of Cape Cod. It offers a world-class education to more than 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students each year in nearly 60 undergraduate and 50 graduate (MS &PhD) programs offered by the College of Engineering, College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Law and School for Marine Science and Technology. UMassD has transformed the lives of more than 50,000 alumni and distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research. UMassD is the only Massachusetts national research university south of Boston and serves as a catalyst for the development of marine science and technology industries along the south coast of Massachusetts.
The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class. UMass Dartmouth reserves the
right to conduct background checks on potential employees.