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Social Justice Tenured-Faculty Position

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Interested candidates should send a CV and a list of references by November 8, 2016 to the following quick link:

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Social Justice Tenured-Faculty Position
Department Sch of Law-Nwk, Dean's Office
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

Rutgers Law School seeks candidates with a demonstrated commitment to social justice, as reflected in their scholarship and research, for tenured-faculty positions in its Newark location.

This hiring initiative is funded by the Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) Chancellor to enhance the university’s strategic plan (see here) of fostering interdisciplinary collaboration and engagement across RU-N’s academic departments and to promote RU-N’s role as an anchor institution that leverages its scholarly expertise and civic interest to advance opportunity in and around the greater Newark metropolitan area.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

Candidates ideally should have an interest in participating in cross-disciplinary initiatives within RU-N, in partnering with communities and organizations outside the university, and/or in advancing opportunity in and around the greater Newark metropolitan area.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Candidates should have a record of excellence in legal scholarship, teaching, and institutional service. Experience in legal practice, policy advocacy, or other forms of applied research related to social justice is also a plus. The Law School values faculty diversity and strongly encourages candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Candidates ideally should have an interest in participating in cross-disciplinary initiatives within RU-N, in partnering with communities and organizations outside the university, and/or in advancing opportunity in and around the greater Newark metropolitan area.

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Overview

About Rutgers Law School: Rutgers Law School—with locations in Newark and Camden—offers a world-class faculty; a curriculum of exceptional breadth and depth in theory, practice, and interdisciplinary studies; a geographic presence that spans one of the nation’s 10 largest legal markets (New Jersey) while also offering immediate access to two of the five largest markets (New York City and Philadelphia); an alumni network with over 20,000 members; and a strong tradition of diversity and social impact. As the law school for a top public university, Rutgers Law School is committed to the highest standards of teaching, scholarship, and service to its host communities, the state of New Jersey, and the nation.

Statement

As a department of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Rutgers Law School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

Posting Details

Posting Number 16FA1212
Posting Open Date 10/24/2016
Posting Close Date 01/09/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates should send a CV and a list of references by November 8, 2016 to the following quick link:

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/34870
Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How does your scholarship and research demonstrate a commitment to social justice?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have any experience in legal practice, policy advocacy, or other forms of applied research and, if so, how (if at all) does that experience relate to social justice?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * If hired for this position, what kinds of cross-disciplinary initiatives within RU-N might you be interested in pursuing? Which communities and organizations outside the university might you be interested in partnering with for purposes of research or other kinds of community engagement? What kinds of initiatives might you be interested in for advancing opportunity in and around the greater Newark metropolitan area?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. List of References
Optional Documents