Associate Professor or Professor of Law

  • University of Missouri School of Law
  • Aug 09, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications for one full-time tenure-track or tenured position. Senior lateral candidates should have a national reputation for distinguished scholarship and a record of excellence in teaching. Entry-level and junior lateral candidates shuld have a strong commitment to scholarship, teaching, and public service; a strong academic record; and either legal practice experience or advanced academic training. A J.D. or Ph.D. in a related field is required. The search committee will welcome applications of scholars in any field of law. We are particularly interested in scholars with expertise in the broad field of Dispute Resolution (including trial or appellate advocacy, pretrial practice, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or other forms of dispute resolution), Criminal Law, and Family Law.

The University of Missouri-Columbia is the flagship campus of the University of Missouri system and is one of only 33 public universities in the country belonging to the Association of American Universities, a group of elite research universities. As both a research and land grant university, we have extraordinary opportunities for interdisciplinary interaction. In addition, Columbia is a wonderful college town halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City that is regularly ranked as one of the most livable cities in the country.


Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume at Inquiries should be directed to Associate Dean Paul Litton at or 573-882-6488.

Additional information about the School of Law is available at The University of Missouri embraces diversity and is an equal opportunity/ADA institution. It welcomes applications from and nominations of persons who would add to the diversity of our academic community. To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.