THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING COLLEGE OF LAW - Tenure-track position, Defender Aid Clinic

09 Oct 2017 5:04 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for a full-time faculty position. This position will be tenure-track with duties commencing in the fall of 2018. For this position, we are seeking an entry-level or pre-tenure lateral professor to direct the law school’s Defender Aid Clinic and teach some or all of the following: criminal law, criminal procedure, criminal adjudication, and/or special issues in criminal justice. The College of Law is particularly interested in applicants anchored in criminal practice, trial and appellate advocacy, and/or skills training. This position will be a joint appointment with the University of Wyoming Department of Criminal Justice requiring the successful applicant to teach at least one criminal justice course to undergraduate and/or graduate level students. Applicants for this position should hold a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, have distinguished academic credentials, relevant legal experience, and a commitment to experiential learning, as well as a demonstrated commitment to outstanding teaching, research, and scholarship at a university level. We encourage applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of our faculty.

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy.  Please see We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Kindly direct applications to the Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee.  Applicants should submit (by e-mail) a current CV, a statement of teaching interests/experience, a research agenda, and a letter of interest to:  For questions, please contact Professor Noah Novogrodsky, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of Wyoming College of Law, Dept. 3035, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071 or 307.766.6448,

All inquiries will be treated with the strictest confidence and discretion.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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