24 October 2013

OPPORTUNITY: Professorship of Japanese Law

The University of Washington School of Law invites applications for a tenured full professor faculty position focusing on Japanese Law. UW Law is interested in applicants who possess superior academic credentials including experience teaching Japanese Law. The position requires fluency in speaking and writing both English and Japanese and experience teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Law in both Japan and the US. Successful candidates should have demonstrated excellence in scholarship in the field of Asian Law, with a significant publication record in both United States and Japanese scholarly and academic journals. We are seeking candidates with demonstrated engagement and stature in Japanese academia as well as similar engagement and stature in United States academia at a full professor level. Must have J.D. or equivalent degree. The University of Washington Law School seeks candidates who are committed to institutional and community service, and who share a passion for the school’s mission as a leader for the global common good. We are seeking a leader who is equally comfortable and adept with the academic enterprise in the US and Japan and enhances and furthers our strong connection to the legal educational and professional communities of Japan. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Founded in 1899, the University of Washington School of Law is one of the nation’s top public law schools and also enjoys strong private support for its outstanding JD program as well as leading programs in Asian Law; Health/Global Health; Law, Technology, and Arts; Business/Taxation; and Environmental Law. Located in William H. Gates Hall, a state-of-the-art facility in vibrant Seattle, the School of Law is also home to the Native American Law Center and the Barer Institute for Law and Global Human Services. The University of Washington is one of the world’s leading research institutions with over 250 degrees within 150 departments and programs across 18 colleges and schools, including the new interdisciplinary College of the Environment, and the Seattle campus is located at the confluence of Puget Sound and Lake Washington.
Written applications, including a letter of intent, resume, and the names and addresses of references (or letters of reference), should be emailed to lawjobs@uw.edu

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