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Law School Faculty

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Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Law School Faculty
Department Chase - Academics
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Position Number tbd
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

Salmon P. Chase College of Law anticipates hiring up to two entry-level or junior lateral, tenure-track, J.D.-credentialed faculty members to begin in the 2018-2019 academic year.


Chase is located in Highland Heights, Kentucky, a few minutes outside of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky metro area has a population exceeding 2.1 million. The region is an enjoyable place to live that is undergoing exciting urban revitalization and economic growth. The area includes a great variety of attractions, such as museums (art, historic, children’s and more), a plenitude of live music venues, professional football, baseball and soccer, riverfront parks, biking trails, a fantastic zoo, large aquarium, and many festivals. Educational options for children are diverse, and affordable housing options range from downtown lofts to renovated turn-of-the-century homes to quaint farm houses.

Primary Responsibilities

Although we are not limited by subject, we seek to include in our candidate pool individuals who would add to our strength in the fields of Criminal Law, Elder Law, Evidence, Health Law, Intellectual Property, Property, Race and the Law, Torts, Trusts & Estates, and Uniform Commercial Code.

Applicants capable of contributing to Chase’s commitment to producing practice-ready lawyers and enhancing the NKU Chase Law + Informatics Institute and/or the W. Bruce Lunsford Academy also are encouraged to apply.



JD and teaching experience. We are seeking stellar candidates with great teaching and scholarly potential. We are open to candidates in all subject areas who will contribute to the scholarly excellence and intellectual diversity of Chase.

Any candidate offered this position is required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education Juris Doctorate
Preferred Education Juris Doctorate

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2017F267
Job Open Date 08/15/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Job talk paper
Optional Documents
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