Monday, October 9, 2017

The evidence is in, this is a good year to be looking for a law teaching job

There's less competition (fewer than 500 candidates) and more demand from schools (we don't have hard numbers yet, but there are at least 65 schools that are interviewing rookies, the highest number since 2013--these include Harvard, Chicago, Stanford, Columbia, Yale, NYU, Virginia, Michigan, Berkeley, Penn, Duke, Cornell, Northwestern, UCLA, USC, Vanderbilt, Illinois, North Carolina, Penn State-University Park, Penn State-Dickinson, Miami, American, St. Louis, Baltimore, Tulane, William & Mary, George Mason, Alabama, Richmond, Brooklyn, Cardozo, UC Davis, Northern Kentucky, Belmont, Lincoln Memorial-Duncan, Cal Western, Loyola/Chicago, Oklahoma, Arizona State, Northeastern, Connecticut, Suffolk, Washington & Lee, Ohio State, Colorado, Florida State, St. John's, St. Mary's, Temple, Wash U/St. Louis, Boston Univ, Boston College, Arizona, Denver, UC Irvine, Notre Dame, Drexel, South Carolina, Dayton, Wake Forest, Fordham, Tulsa, Houston, Idaho, Mississippi College, Quinnipiac).

ADDENDUM:  Just to be clear, we aren't back to 2010 levels by any means, but the ratio of hiring schools to job seekers is as good as it's been in at least four or five years.

UPDATE:  Also looking at rookies are Hofstra (which may appoint up to four people!), Georgetown, Maryland, and Oregon.  So now we're up to 69 schools looking at rookie hires!  Comments are open, for faculty from schools also hiring this year that I've not mentioned to note that--comments must be signed, full name and valid e-mail address.  Thanks.

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Brian, at the University of Kentucky, we are looking for three new doctrinal faculty: two Assistant Professors and one Associate or Full Professor. Thanks!

Posted by: Scott Bauries | Oct 11, 2017 6:55:53 AM

CUNY Law School is hiring as well. Here is our job vacancy notice: https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL. Thanks.

Posted by: Julie Goldscheid | Oct 17, 2017 4:58:56 AM

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