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Monday, August 20, 2012

Chair Search at Tulane Law

Tulane University Law School is currently seeking candidates to fill its recently vacated chair in comparative law, the Eason-Weinmann Chair of Comparative Law, and one of two chairs without subject-matter restriction, the recently vacated Joseph Merrick Jones Chair of Law, and the new David Boies Distinguished Chair in Law. This position will entail an appointment to an endowed chair to be made at the level of tenured, full Professor of Law. The responsibilities of the Eason-Weinmann Chair of Comparative Law may include directorship of the Eason-Weinmann Center for International and Comparative Law. Any chair includes scholarly research and publication; classroom teaching; participation in faculty governance; active involvement in student mentoring and counseling; engagement with faculty both within the Law School and throughout the University; together with other chairs and senior faculty, providing leadership for integrative research activities; significant engagement with academic institutions and professional organizations in international law, including frequent participation in meetings and symposia.

The qualifications required for the chairs are:

• Juris Doctor (J.D.) and/or Ph.D. in Law

• Broad recognition for scholarly distinction

• Established publication record

• Clearly developed long term research agenda

• Extensive teaching experience

Interested candidates should submit an application in hard copy or electronic form to the Chair of the Search Committee: Claire Moore Dickerson, Senator John B. Breaux Chair of Business Law, Tulane University Law School, 6329 Freret Street New Orleans, Louisiana 70118 USA, or via email at: claire.dickerson@tulane.edu

The application should include:

• A letter of interest highlighting experiences and accomplishments relevant to the position • A current curriculum vitae • Names of and contact information regarding three professional references.

Nominations of qualified candidates for one or more of the chair positions also are invited. Nominations should be submitted to Professor Dickerson at the address above. For further inquiries, please contact the search committee through Professor Dickerson at that same email address. Review of applications will begin in the fall and continue until completion. For further information about Tulane University Law School, consult:www.law.tulane.edu.

Tulane University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty.

Posted by Dan Markel on August 20, 2012 at 09:24 PM in Sponsored Announcements | Permalink

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