Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Law

University of Washington

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Law

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Law

Organization: School of Law

Title: Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track) for Constitutional Law

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington School of Law is hiring for one tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor, to teach and publish in constitutional law.

The faculty member hired for this position will reinvigorate the constitutional law and federal rights offerings and anchor the School of Law as a major researcher in constitutional law and federal rights law.  Teaching will include Constitutional Law I and II, and other federal rights-based courses depending on teaching needs. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain a record of scholarship and demonstrate consistent scholarly excellence through regular scholarship production, maintaining the School of Law’s national reputation in constitutional law. The successful applicant will form external relationships and obtain external funding for related programs.

This is a full-time, 9-month position - September through June of every academic year. It's promotion-eligible through the professorial track. The anticipated start date is September 2024.

The salary range for this position will be $150,000 - $210,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.


The University of Washington School of Law holds to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Multi-culturalism, and Anti-racism as fundamental values. This work is an ongoing effort engaging the entire UW Law community. Candidates are encouraged to examine our Diversity web page and review the Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Multi-culturalism, and Anti-Racism see


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) or foreign equivalent


Applications should include:

  • A detailed cover letter describing qualifications for the position, including academic preparation, professional experience, teaching, and research
  • Curriculum vitae
  • The names and contact information of 3 individuals who can provide a reference. (Please do not send letters of recommendation at this time; the School of Law will contact references as needed)
  • Diversity statement - this should include a statement of past and planned contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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