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VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Requisition # 74552

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, August 26th, 2022
College:College of Law
Department:Law-Faculty

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa College of Law seeks applicants for the Hubbell Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2023/2024 academic year.



This position is part of a newly created initiative at the University of Iowa College of Law and will be a full-time appointment for either one or two semesters. The Hubbell VAP will teach in the environmental law curriculum and will be encouraged to pursue independent research. Under the supervision of the initiative’s Faculty Director, and in collaboration with a Program Director, the Hubbell VAP will participate in initiative-sponsored events such as academic workshops and conferences. In addition to those responsibilities, the person holding this appointment will participate fully in the life of the College but will have only limited service assignments. For more information about the Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative, see https://law.uiowa.edu/news/2022/01/introducing-hubbell-environmental-law-initiative.



Iowa Law is especially well known for its strong focus on law teaching, exceptionally comprehensive law library, and collaborative atmosphere. The University of Iowa itself is a major public research university located in Iowa City, a quintessential college town brimming with writers, students, and scholars.   



The person hired will be appointed at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Law.  The salary for the 2023/2024 academic year will be competitive and determined according to years of experience. In addition, the Hubbell VAP will receive research support including research funds, travel funds, and the opportunity to hire law student research assistants. The Hubbell VAP will be expected to be in full-time residence at Iowa Law and participate in the intellectual life of the College during the academic year.



For required qualifications, please see below.



To apply for the Hubbell Environmental Law Visiting Assistant Professor position, an applicant should submit the following through the Jobs@UIowa portal:




  • cover letter

  • resume or CV

  • graduate and professional transcripts

  • writing sample

  • three letters of reference providing support specific to the fellowship



Review of applications will begin August 25, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.  For more information, please contact Chris Odinet, chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, at christopher-odinet@uiowa.edu.   



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.



Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.



Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.

Education Requirement:

  • A J.D. or equivalent

Required Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience in law practice and environmental policy

  • Strong academic record

  • Strong potential for teaching

  • Strong potential for research

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain effective and respectful working relationships with the campus community to uphold a standard of cultural competency and respect for differences consistent with the College of Law’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Graduate and professional transcripts
Writing sample
Letters of reference

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Christopher K Odinet - christopher-odinet@uiowa.edu
Claw-Law
Boyd Law Building
130 Byington Road
406 BLB
Iowa City, IA 52246



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.

Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.

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