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Apply now Job no: 99431-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Legal Affairs, Public Safety, Law Enforcement/Compliance

Position Summary:

We seek an individual to teach in the area of Constitutional Law, perhaps combined with a secondary interest such as Criminal Law/Criminal Procedure or Property, among other areas.

Principal Duties:

Teach courses in the Law School and engage in research and service of the types expected of faculty members.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

J.D., LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D., or Ph.D in related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

We seek entry-level candidates who show scholarly promise, as evidenced by publications, works in progress, and/or a research plan. Applicants should have relevant experience such as teaching, legal practice, or a judicial clerkship. Once hired, faculty members are evaluated and advancement is determined by contributions in teaching, research, and service to the Law School, the university, and the profession. Candidates must meet criteria for a tenure-track faculty appointment at UW-Madison.

Additional Information:

The Wisconsin Law School, located in Madison, WI, is an integral part of the University of Wisconsin, one of the top research universities in the United States. It offers both JD and advanced law degrees, and enrolls students from around the U.S. and around the world. Madison is a city of lakes, frequently listed among the top ten places to live in the U.S. Further information about the law school is available at



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 20, 2020


Minimum $125,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants must submit an application electronically through the Jobs at UW website: To begin the application process at, please search for job 99431, and click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload the following as one complete file upload:
1. CV - Required
2. Letter of Interest - Optional
3. List of References - Optional

Interested individuals are also strongly encouraged to participate in the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Faculty Recruitment Services process. This process involves submitting a profile and other materials to the AALS Faculty Appointments Register. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their materials to AALS by July 31, 2019, but no later than September 16, 2019 so as to be considered for a first-round interview at the AALS Recruitment Conference in Washington, D.C. (October 3 - October 5, 2019.) More information about the AALS recruitment process and deadlines can be found at:

Review of applications through the Jobs at UW website will begin immediately and continue through the consideration date of Sunday, November 24, 2019. The deadline for ensuring full consideration is Sunday, November 24, 2019; however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Law School Appointments Committee
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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