Thursday, March 16, 2017
Entry Level Hiring: The 2017 Report - Call for Information
I will gather the following information for tenure-track, clinical, or legal writing full-time entry-level hires:
Basic Information: Name, Hiring School, JD Institution, JD Year of Graduation
Other Degrees: Type of Degree, Degree Granting Institution, Degree Subject
Fellowship, VAP, or Visiting Professorship: Institution and Type (e.g., VAP, name of fellowship, etc.)
Clerkship: Court (e.g., 9th Circuit, Texas Supreme Court, etc.)
Areas of Speciality (up to four) (if you are a clinical or LRW hire, please list this as your first Area of Specialty)
Type of Position: Tenure Track or Non-Tenure Track (if you are clinical or LRW and also tenure-track, please indicate this)
The information will be aggregated on this spreadsheet (which is reproduced below and which you can view and download by clicking on this link); scroll across to see all of the information we will be aggregating.
Please leave the information in the comments, and, to protect those on the job market, please sign the comment with your real name. (Ideally, the reporting person would be either the hired individual or someone from the hiring committee at the hiring school.) If you would like to email information instead of posting it, please send it to Sarah Lawsky at sarah *dot* lawsky *at* law *dot* northwestern *dot* edu. Remember: you can't edit the spreadsheet yourself. To get your information into the spreadsheet, you must either post in the comments or email me.
I will also gather the names of schools that are doing no entry-level hiring this year (that's the second tab on the spreadsheet), so if you know for sure that your school is not doing entry-level hiring, please post that in the comments or email me.
If you see any errors, or if I have incorporated your information into the spreadsheet but you are not yet ready to make it public, please don't hesitate to email me, and I will take care of the problem as soon as I can.
The list does not include people who were full-time non-tenure track clinicians who are now moving to a tenure track job at a different school, as these don't seem like true entry-level hires to me. This is the situation where a person is at a school that does not provide tenure to clinicians, and then moves to a school that does provide tenure to clinicians.
The list does include people who had a non-professor job in a law school and then moved to a professor job that was tenure track. Thus a person may have worked at a law school for many years, but still be considered an entry level hire. To indicate this situation, I will put their previous job at a law school in the "fellowship" category, and note "non-TT to TT" in the "Notes" category. This is not to indicate that this isn't an entry-level hire, but rather to give information about the nature of the item listed as a fellowship. (I.e., not a temporary position, as fellowships usually are.)
This report follows in the tradition of Larry Solum's excellent work over many years.
All PrawfsBlawg entry level hiring report tagged posts.
Originally posted 3/16/17.
Rehan Abeyratne (Harvard Law School, 2010)
-TT offer at Chinese University of Kong
-Fellowship/VAP: Scholar in Residence, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law
-Areas of Speciality: Comparative Constitutional Law, Human Rights
Posted by: Congrats to all the new hires! | Mar 16, 2017 2:40:21 PM
TT offer at Chinese University of Hong Kong
Posted by: Congrats to all the new hires! | Mar 16, 2017 2:41:10 PM
Paolo Sauguoto, Hiring School: George Mason, JD University of Genoa, 2008, LLM Yale 2012, PH.D. Genoa 2013 in Private, Business and International Law, Fellowship 1: NYU, Fellowship 2: London School of Economics
Posted by: David Bernstein | Mar 21, 2017 3:04:10 PM
Megan Stevenson, Hiring School: George Mason, no JD, PHD Berkeley 2016, Quattrone Fellowship Penn. Field: La and Economics.
Posted by: David Bernstein | Mar 22, 2017 10:22:51 AM