Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Law School Hiring Thread, 2010-11, Thread Three
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This thread is for both law professors and people who are on the market this coming year for becoming a law professor. We invite those on the market and those who are prawfs to leave comments (anonymously if they prefer) regarding:
a) whether they have received a callback from a law school and/or accepted it and
b) whether they have received an offer from a law school and/or accepted it; feel free to also leave details about the offer or info about teaching loads, research leaves, etc. Please note that a school listed as "offer accepted" may have made more than one offer, and may still have some of those slots open. The aggregator will try to keep track of these (to the extent people let the aggregator know) in the spreadsheet below.
Law professors may also choose to provide information that is relevant to the entry-level or the lateral market. Bear in mind: if you don't want your contact information displayed, please just enter in firstname.lastname@example.org or something like that as an email address.
We will continue our spreadsheet approach: All information should come in through the comments. Our aggregator will to use a spreadsheet to aggregate the information. Only the aggregator will be able to edit the spreadsheet, but when the aggregator edits the spreadsheet, those changes will be reflected in the embedded version below.
Please be patient with the aggregator, who will try to update this spreadsheet once a day, but may have a job, and perhaps may even be on the market.
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To aggregator: I was looking at the chart above ... Memphis was interviewing in DC (contract and sales)
PS - I think Syracuse is private (and not part of the SUNY system).
Posted by: anon | Nov 2, 2010 9:41:22 AM
Posted by: candidate | Nov 2, 2010 11:22:35 AM
Posted by: Aggregator | Nov 2, 2010 1:10:24 PM
If I received a "We'll be in touch in the next couple of weeks" note, does that mean the school has started to call back others, and that my candidacy is officially "b-team"? Or might that mean they have not decided whom they are calling back yet?
Posted by: anon | Nov 2, 2010 1:18:31 PM
to the aggregator: the document also lists DePaul as "no hiring." DePaul hired three candidates right before the AALS, apparently they were running a first order "early/local" hiring stratgey and using the AALS as a back up.
Posted by: anon | Nov 2, 2010 4:54:27 PM
Posted by: aals-anon | Nov 2, 2010 9:36:45 PM
Public service announcement: from my network of classmates i know that Georgia, Arizona State, Maryland, Cincinnati, Penn State, Richmond, and Alabama have started making calls. Hope this helps & that others will share what they know, too. Information is power!
Posted by: anonalicious | Nov 3, 2010 11:21:38 AM
Did anyone hear anything from any school in the NYC area?
Posted by: Anon | Nov 3, 2010 1:19:38 PM
Posted by: anon | Nov 3, 2010 6:25:30 PM
Whittier, Northern Illinois
Posted by: anon | Nov 3, 2010 6:25:57 PM
I heard from someone that Fordham wasn't hiring any tenure tracks despite interviewing at AALS.
Posted by: anonymouse | Nov 3, 2010 8:08:23 PM
Anyone else heard that about Fordham? As far as I know it is very rare for a school to interview at the AALS knowing that it is not hiring. I've heard that Harvard did it a few years ago but that it is very rare.
Anyone heard anything from Fordham or another NY school?
Posted by: Ann | Nov 3, 2010 10:38:16 PM
10:38:16: It may be rare, but not unheard of. USF and Chapman interviewed at AALS but may not necessarily be hiring this year. As for Fordham, I have no information, so I cannot extrapolate. But the basic point is that some schools interviewed at AALS without any definite plans to hire.
Posted by: Anonymous | Nov 3, 2010 11:50:58 PM
Nov 2: 1:18: Just take it as a courtesy notice that the two-week period is the time frame in which they will make their callbacks. Can't read more into it than that.
Posted by: Anonymous | Nov 4, 2010 1:59:34 AM
Posted by: anon | Nov 4, 2010 9:41:33 AM
Posted by: anon | Nov 4, 2010 10:24:05 AM
Pitt. IU-Indianapolis. Wash U.
Posted by: candydate | Nov 4, 2010 2:51:43 PM
Candydate @ 2:51: To which Washington U. are you referring?
Posted by: anon | Nov 4, 2010 3:39:12 PM
There's only one Wash. U. (St. Louis). There's the University of Washington (Seattle).
Posted by: anon | Nov 4, 2010 3:57:54 PM
to the aggregator: You list "Western State" as a school. Perhaps you meant to include "Western New England?" They were interviewing.
Posted by: anon | Nov 4, 2010 4:21:52 PM
Case Western arranged at least one callback before the meat market. I'm not sure whether they've called back any interview candidates yet.
Posted by: anomana | Nov 4, 2010 4:34:21 PM
To anon @ 4:21: Western State is a different law school from Western New England (google it).
Posted by: anon | Nov 4, 2010 5:23:39 PM
Wait, Anon 4:21, WNEC was interviewing in DC? Do you know what subject(s)?
Posted by: anon | Nov 4, 2010 6:14:30 PM
WNEC was interviewing for commercial law
Posted by: anon-law professor | Nov 4, 2010 7:27:15 PM
Through the law school grapevine, I've heard of callback offers from Indiana - Bloomington, Brooklyn, and UCIrvine. I also take it at least one person has had a callback at USC. I don't know whether any fields were specified for any of these. Separately, I just noticed that UPenn was not on the list of law schools interviewing at AALS, but they definitely had a room there.
Posted by: anon | Nov 5, 2010 2:03:20 PM
Posted by: anon | Nov 5, 2010 6:44:47 PM
Posted by: Anon | Nov 5, 2010 9:57:52 PM
Louisville, LSU, Miami, and Tulsa
Posted by: Anon | Nov 5, 2010 11:20:13 PM
Not me, but I've of heard people received rejections from Indiana and Cornell. Also, ambiguous emails from Iowa, Case Western, and Florida. And lots of silence too.
Posted by: Gossipy | Nov 6, 2010 1:21:30 PM
Posted by: anon | Nov 6, 2010 1:38:54 PM
No clue. I didn't interview with Florida, so I didn't see the email myself.
Posted by: Gossipy | Nov 6, 2010 1:47:21 PM
I got a rejection from Iowa.
Posted by: Ana Espinosa | Nov 6, 2010 2:57:10 PM
Creighton, San Diego
Posted by: anon | Nov 6, 2010 3:48:43 PM
Creighton (tax) Charlotte (general), Wayne State (clinical). Dear anon 3:48:43, when did USD call?
Posted by: Anon | Nov 6, 2010 7:05:39 PM
South Texas (public international)
Posted by: anon VAP | Nov 8, 2010 1:33:18 PM
UC Hastings rejection
Posted by: anon | Nov 8, 2010 10:09:40 PM
GW Law rejection
Posted by: aals-anon | Nov 8, 2010 11:36:32 PM
Rutgers-Camden (tax). I was disappointed when I saw they had called someone on the 2nd, but I was delighted to hear from them (one of my top choices) this week.
Posted by: anon | Nov 9, 2010 12:36:52 AM
Posted by: anon | Nov 9, 2010 10:05:28 AM
Washburn - no specific area.
Posted by: anon01 | Nov 9, 2010 11:27:40 AM
cardozo, brooklyn, and seton hall have all scheduled callbacks. fordham is at least publicly telling candidates that it will not be doing callbacks until january.
Posted by: anon | Nov 9, 2010 3:25:58 PM
John Marshall has scheduled callbacks.
Posted by: anon | Nov 9, 2010 3:55:47 PM
rejection from GW, Seton Hall, Indiana - Indianapolis
Posted by: anonalicious | Nov 9, 2010 4:50:09 PM
Ann: Brooklyn has made calls, it appears.
Posted by: anon | Nov 9, 2010 7:56:30 PM
Nice rejection letter from Ohio Northern
Posted by: Anon | Nov 9, 2010 9:57:08 PM
Posted by: blue | Nov 10, 2010 12:30:35 PM
Rejection from Syracuse (US Mail)
Posted by: anon | Nov 10, 2010 2:17:47 PM
Got a callback from STL.
Posted by: Anon | Nov 10, 2010 4:02:00 PM
Ana, I know a classmate who received a callback from UNC - for torts/labor/employment.
Posted by: A Yes | Nov 11, 2010 9:13:35 AM
A reminder that this thread should not be used for speculations, requests for information, or ruminations. Just the info please. Thanks.
Posted by: Dan Markel | Nov 11, 2010 12:48:48 PM
Posted by: AnonYMouse | Nov 11, 2010 1:57:42 PM
Posted by: anon | Nov 11, 2010 2:00:00 PM
Posted by: anon | Nov 15, 2010 11:16:28 AM
Maine has sent rejection e-mails to at least some people interviewed at AALS. The e-mail implies that they've extended all of their callback offers, but it's not definite on that.
Posted by: anon | Nov 15, 2010 3:15:12 PM
Posted by: anon | Nov 15, 2010 4:00:00 PM
Rejection letter from Roger Williams.
Posted by: anon | Nov 15, 2010 6:30:02 PM
B-team email from Case Western
Posted by: anon | Nov 16, 2010 12:38:10 AM
Ding email after AALS interview from U. of St. Thomas (Minn.).
Posted by: Anotheranon | Nov 16, 2010 8:19:16 PM
B team letter from Roger Williams
Posted by: Anon | Nov 18, 2010 1:11:21 PM
B team, Wake Forest.
Posted by: anon | Nov 18, 2010 1:22:53 PM
Reject email from Baltimore.
Posted by: Anon | Nov 18, 2010 1:46:06 PM
Ding letter from SHU.
Posted by: shu | Nov 18, 2010 3:15:56 PM
i just noticed that UCLA, Berkeley, Texas, and Georgetown are not listed. They've all scheduled callbacks.
Posted by: anon | Nov 18, 2010 3:40:45 PM
Ding email UCLA
Posted by: Anon | Nov 21, 2010 2:04:55 PM
Rejected by Peking (Shenzhen) by email.
Posted by: anon | Nov 21, 2010 3:14:22 PM
Loyola LA rejection.
Posted by: Anon | Nov 21, 2010 3:39:49 PM
Anything from Vandy?
Posted by: anon | Nov 22, 2010 1:00:23 PM
Any further info re Hastings or Emory?
Posted by: sad anon | Nov 22, 2010 3:57:48 PM
emory has scheduled at least some.
Posted by: anon | Nov 22, 2010 5:37:02 PM
Colorado (Boulder) rejection
Posted by: anon | Nov 23, 2010 3:26:28 PM
Colorado (Boulder) B team email
Posted by: anon | Nov 23, 2010 4:16:39 PM
Also got a Boulder B-team email.
Posted by: anon | Nov 23, 2010 4:35:37 PM
Boulders: what area(s) were they looking at you for?
Posted by: anon | Nov 23, 2010 5:12:00 PM
Posted by: anon | Nov 23, 2010 5:49:48 PM
thanks for the response.
Posted by: anon | Nov 23, 2010 6:56:01 PM
Posted by: anon | Nov 23, 2010 7:12:00 PM
thanks to you, too.
Posted by: anon | Nov 23, 2010 7:40:16 PM
For the lucky candidates who received callbacks at UCLA, which field(s) are they looking for? Thanks!
Posted by: anon | Nov 23, 2010 10:44:12 PM
Georgia State has made offers.
Posted by: anon | Nov 30, 2010 12:55:20 AM
Congrats Georgia State offerees!
Posted by: anon | Nov 30, 2010 7:36:58 PM
Iowa has made offers.
Posted by: potato | Nov 30, 2010 8:48:24 PM
Since when does Iowa get to claim potato associations?
That's cool that they made offers, but the potatoes aren't going anywhere.
Posted by: Idaho | Dec 1, 2010 8:07:11 AM
Idaho, you are right that potato doesn't know anything about farming. Potatoes need sandy soil. That's why Iowa is corn country.
Posted by: Farmer | Dec 1, 2010 3:57:14 PM
Washington & Lee callback 11/5
UC Davis callback 11/8
Posted by: aals-anon | Dec 2, 2010 5:26:55 PM
Email from Fordham that they are not doing callbacks until mid-Jan at the earliest. Did everyone who interviewed get that email I wonder?
Posted by: seeker | Dec 3, 2010 11:08:57 AM
Got the same Fordham email.
Posted by: anon | Dec 3, 2010 12:23:29 PM
Received the same Fordham email.
Posted by: AlwaysAnon | Dec 3, 2010 2:30:28 PM
Posted by: anon | Dec 3, 2010 3:35:58 PM
hey maine- what area did they call you back for?
Posted by: anon | Dec 3, 2010 3:43:25 PM
I'm not sure if they participated in the meat market, but Univ. of Montana has made offers. FWIW
Posted by: anon | Dec 8, 2010 6:43:42 PM
Offers: Seattle U (12/3), St John's (12/9), Colorado (12/10), Denver (12/10), Iowa (12/17)
Posted by: aals-anon | Dec 8, 2010 8:05:22 PM
Perhaps aals-anon means that those are his/her deadlines? I hope he/she will let us know what area and which one he/she accepted.
Posted by: anon | Dec 9, 2010 5:01:30 PM
@Anon 6:43:42 - was the Montana offer for the Con Law position?
Posted by: Anon | Dec 9, 2010 5:45:34 PM
Re: Montana...sorry, I guess my post wasn't totally accurate. I only know about an offer for a contracts/business position.
Posted by: Anon | Dec 9, 2010 6:51:02 PM
scheduled vote dates in con law/admin law
Posted by: aals-anon | Dec 10, 2010 9:57:41 AM
Tennessee has voted; offers forthcoming.
Posted by: Anon | Dec 10, 2010 11:55:30 AM
St. John's has made offers, though not to me.
Posted by: Gossipy | Dec 10, 2010 1:50:36 PM
Are offers just coming later this year or are people just not posting? Seems awful quiet.
Posted by: anan | Dec 15, 2010 4:54:39 PM
Widener has made at least one offer
Posted by: anon | Dec 16, 2010 8:39:14 AM
Cumberland ding letter.
Posted by: kofi annan | Dec 16, 2010 1:52:23 PM
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