University of Mississippi School of Law Faculty Hiring Announcement

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Tenure Track)

Position Description

University of Mississippi School of Law

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Tenure Track)

Position Description

The University of Mississippi School of Law invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for multiple tenure-track faculty positions beginning August 2022. We welcome applications from outstanding candidates in all curricular areas, including (in no particular order) tax, employment law, health care law, disability rights, voting rights, real estate law, data privacy, civil procedure, bankruptcy, and business law (including foundational classes such as corporations and secured transactions). All applicants should have a distinguished academic background, and either great promise or a record of excellence in both scholarship and teaching.

Located among the rolling hills of Northern Mississippi, the University of Mississippi’s main campus is centered in Oxford, Miss., about 70 miles south of Memphis, Tenn. Oxford has been listed among the 20 Best Small Towns in America by Smithsonian Magazine. Oxford boasts great independent bookstores, excellent restaurants, and a vibrant arts community and is home to one of the best public school districts in the state of Mississippi.

The University of Mississippi encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of our community, including women and other gender identities, minorities, and LGBTQ+ candidates. As stated in our recently adopted strategic plan on diversity, equity, and inclusion: “The University of Mississippi School of Law is committed to creating an educational experience that affirms diversity, inclusion, and equity. We welcome the contributions of a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are vital to the education of our students and to the role we play in shaping the legal profession.” To read more about the University of Mississippi School of Law’s Diversity, Inclusion and Equity plan please visit the following link:


Contact: Professors Antonia Eliason and Richard Gershon

Co-Chairs, Faculty Appointments Committee,

University of Mississippi School of Law

481 Chucky Mullins Drive

University, MS 38677

Position Details

Appointment: 9 Month Assignment Type: Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

J.D. from an accredited law school

Application Procedures

To apply online go to:

Please include the following when prompted during the application process:

  1. A detailed CV (including a list of publications),
  2. a list of three references,
  3. a cover letter including a statement concerning preferred courses and a statement concerning the candidate’s research interests.

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