Washburn University School of Law - Director/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) - Academic Enrichment and Bar Passage

07 Aug 2023 2:55 PM | Darryl Walton (Administrator)

WASHBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW is hiring a  Director/Tenure-Track Associate Professor for the law school's Academic Enrichment and Bar Passage program.

WASHBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applicants for the position of Director of Academic Enrichment and Bar Passage, beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year. This is a nine-month, tenured/tenure-track position. Washburn Law has a unitary tenure track with scholarship support including summer writing stipends, year-round research assistants, and funding for travel to conferences. 

The Director will design and direct a comprehensive academic enrichment program for law students, supervise other academic support professionals, teach in the academic enrichment program, and supervise the bar passage program. It is anticipated the successful candidate will also teach selected courses as assigned.

Washburn’s law school moved into a state-of-the-art new building in July 2023 and is located blocks from the historic state capitol. Topeka features affordable housing; beautiful, historic neighborhoods with well-maintained parks; and a nationally recognized public library. It is also the home of the Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Site.

Washburn is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and cultivating a vibrant and inclusive working environment and curriculum. We offer competitive wages, an excellent benefits program, supportive leadership team, and a healthy work/life balance.

Required qualifications include a JD degree from an ABA accredited law school; commitment to academic enrichment and bar passage, developing inclusive teaching practices, and institutional service; and potential for scholarship. Preferred qualifications include training or experience appropriate to teach complementary courses.

Review of applications will begin on August 21.  For full position description and information on how to apply, visit:


If you have questions about the position, please contact Professor Michelle Ewert, Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee, at michelle.ewert@washburn.edu.


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