Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Animal Law

Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, invites applications from candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Animal Law position. The selected candidate will be an integral part of Lewis & Clark Law School’s groundbreaking Animal Law Program.

The Assistant Professor of Animal Law will teach four courses per year. In addition, the candidate is expected to participate in faculty colloquia, committees, events, and other professional and social engagements throughout the academic year. The expectation is that this faculty position be on campus (not remote).

Candidates must hold a JD or LL.B. at the time of appointment. Ideal candidates will also have at least 5 years experience in the animal law field. In addition, ideal candidates will possess strong writing and research skills, have authored multiple animal law publications, and will have experience working with diverse student populations, including a record of contributing to campus equity and inclusion efforts. Candidates from groups historically underrepresented in the animal law profession, as well as those with the potential to contribute to the diversity and excellence of Lewis & Clark’s academic community through their scholarship, teaching, and service, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit the following materials by email to lawfacultyhire@lclark.edu or by mail to Kerry Rowand, Lewis & Clark Law School, 10101 S. Terwilliger Boulevard, Portland, OR 97219:

  • Cover letter describing their interest in the Assistant Professor of Animal Law position;
  • C.V.;
  • List of references; and
  • Writing sample (or citation to published article(s))
  • Diversity statement.

Early submissions are encouraged. The expected start date is Summer or Fall of 2023.

Lewis & Clark College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation.

 

Additional Opportunities

In addition to full time faculty positions, we also hire attorneys from the greater Portland area to serve as adjunct professors on a class-by-class basis. We welcome expressions of interest, including proposals for new classes, and we especially welcome inquiries from attorneys with the potential to contribute to the diversity of the law school community. If you are interested in finding out about adjunct teaching opportunities, please contact Professor John Parry, Associate Dean of Faculty, at parry@lclark.edu. Please include your name, current position, contact information, areas of expertise and teaching interest, teaching experience (if any), and any other information that you think could be useful.

Lewis & Clark College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation.