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Apply now Job no: 235121-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin Law School seeks an individual to conduct research and teach in the area of race and law, labor and employment law, or other closely related areas.

Principal Duties:

Teach courses and conduct research in the field of race and law, labor and employment law, or another related field at the Law School and engage in 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., or S.J.D. required. Qualified applicants will specialize in one or more of the areas to which Professor James E. Jones, Jr. dedicated his life and career. We are especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching focus on race and law. Candidates with interests in other areas, including labor and employment law, are also welcome.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

The University of Wisconsin Law School seeks an established teacher and scholar to serve as the James E. Jones, Jr. Chair in Law. Candidates should be tenured professors with a distinguished record of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service.

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 tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin Law School, located in Madison, WI, is an integral part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, 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



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Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 20, 2022


ACADEMIC (9 months)

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 235121, 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

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is August 25, 2021; 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:

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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).

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