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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 256906-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Teaching and Instruction of For-credit Courses

Job Summary:

The Director of the Great Lakes Indigenous Law Center (GLILC) articulates, implements, and communicates a long-range vision for the Center. Duties include the administration and management of the Great Lakes Indigenous Law Center, developing and teaching classes related to Federal Indigenous or tribal law, fundraising, obtaining grants, and promoting the work, image, and reputation of the GLILC.

Essential Responsibilities:
Teach courses on Federal Indigenous Law, Tribal Law, or other legal subjects of importance regarding Native Nations and Indigenous people.
Formulate and articulate the Law School's vision, mission, and strategies for serving Native tribes in Wisconsin and beyond, as well as our students.
Develop and oversee courses, externships, initiatives, partnerships, and collaborations to achieve the goals of the Center.
Create, implement, and evaluate programs and services for communities we serve.
Communicate GLILC's vision, mission, and strategies to Native tribes in Wisconsin, the Midwest, and beyond, as well as to all constituencies of the Law school and University.
Promote the work, image, and reputation of the GLILC through public relations, marketing, advocacy, and other outreach.
Fundraise, including obtain gifts and grants to support the Center's goals.

Responsibilities: Teaching Professor (TL022)
Teaching Assistant Professor (TL055)
Teaching Associate Professor (TL056)
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


Terminal Degree
JD, or the equivalent


The University of Wisconsin Law School seeks entry-level and lateral candidates whose previous work experience or contributions can be characterized by excellence, distinction, and innovation in law, legal services, teaching, administration, or another field. Hiring rank will be commensurate with years of relevant experience. To be hired at the Associate or Full Teaching Professor level, candidates must have a record of excellent teaching and service.
Experience working with an Indigenous tribe in a professional capacity is preferred.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 22, 2023


Minimum $90,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Additional Information:

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with Job #256905, Great Lakes Indigenous Law Center Director, Assist, Assoc or Full Professor; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two job postings allows the UW Law School to consider candidates with both tenure-track faculty credentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for this position.

The official start date for this position will be Fall 2023 semester, but may start earlier by mutual agreement.

How to Apply:

All applicants must submit an application electronically through the Jobs at UW website: To begin the application process at, please search for job 256906 or 256905, 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 - Required
3. List of References - Optional

Review of applications through the Jobs at UW website will begin immediately and continue through the full consideration date. The deadline for ensuring full consideration is October 9, 2022; however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Justin Boehm
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. )

Official Title:

Teaching Professor(TL022) or Assistant Teaching Professor(TL055) or Associate Teaching Professor(TL056)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  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).

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