Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure System
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

Job no: 810902
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Michigan State University College Of Law
Department: Juris Doctorate Programs 40001138
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Education/Training, Advising/Counseling, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure System

Position Summary

Michigan State University College of Law invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions. We welcome applications from candidates across all areas of law, although subject areas of particular interest include contracts and commercial law, family law, health care law and policy with an emphasis on inequities in public and private health care systems, race and the law, criminal law, trusts and estates, international law, and constitutional law.

The Law College seeks applicants with a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly achievement.


  • Develop class materials, including reading lists, syllabi and any online content.
  • Teach law and law-related classes.
  • Provide advice and guidance for students during class and office hours.
  • Assist with promotion and development of MSU College of Law programs.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -LAW

Minimum Requirements
  • J.D. or Ph.D. in related discipline.
  • Knowledge of the legal profession.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience working with computer applications including legal databases.
Desired Qualifications
  • Prior teaching experience.
Required Application MaterialsQualified applicants should submit:
  • A Cover Letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • A short professional biography
Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Department Statement

MSU Law is a diverse and inclusive learning community with around 700 students, 55 faculty members, 50 staff members, 5 librarians, and 7 legal clinics. We offer nationally ranked programs in Intellectual Property and Trial Advocacy, an acclaimed Indigenous Law and Policy Center, as well as the Animal Legal and Historical Web Center. Faculty members lead the academic dialogue in a wide range of fields, including social justice, innovation, and business and regulatory law.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Sep 8, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 28, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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