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Saturday, August 12, 2023

Environmental Law Chair Search

As part of my law school's hiring this year, we are looking to fill a Chair in Environmental Law. Here is the announcement:

INDIANA UNIVERSITY ROBERT H. MCKINNEY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications from experienced scholars for appointment as our McKinney Family Chair in Environmental Law, a tenured position leading the law school’s environmental law program, to begin August 1, 2024. The incoming McKinney Family Chair will hold a J.D. or equivalent degree and have a substantial scholarly record in the environmental law field. The incoming chair should expect to teach four courses, one of which will be a first-year or other required course; advise students with interest in environmental law careers; produce nationally or internationally impactful scholarship; and make substantial service contributions to the institution, community, and/or profession.

IU-McKinney is committed to being a welcoming community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community-engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. For details on our commitment to inclusion, see: https://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/about/diversity-inclusion/committment.html.For more information about the school, please visit http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/. We encourage applications from persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and members of other groups that are under-represented on university faculties.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

IU-McKinney is located in Indianapolis, the state capital and the nation’s 16th largest city by population, with a wide variety of restaurants, theaters, and music venues; substantial outdoor green space; an award-winning international airport; and professional football, basketball, baseball (AAA), and soccer (USL) teams. The McKinney School of Law is on Indiana University’s main urban campus, located downtown between the state capital complex and the White River.

Review of applications will take place during the fall 2023 with initial interviews to begin in November. To apply, please forward a CV, a letter of application discussing your ability to contribute to student success at IU-McKinney and the strengths you will bring to the position, and a list of references. Appointment as a chair will require six letters of recommendation from nationally recognized scholars and a tenure review. Interested candidates may locate other application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/19576. For more information, please contact the Recruitment Committee Chair, Professor Michael Pitts, at [email protected] or 317-278-9155.

Posted by Gerard Magliocca on August 12, 2023 at 08:00 AM | Permalink


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