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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Michigan State University College Of Law
Department: Juris Doctorate Programs 40001138
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Education/Training, Advising/Counseling, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

1855 Professorship in the Law of Democracy

Position Summary

The College of Law invites applications from entry-level or lateral candidates for the inaugural 1855 Professorship in the Law of Democracy.  This full-time, tenure-system position will focus on legal inequities in the democratic process.


  • Develop class materials, including reading lists, syllabi and any online content.

  • Teach law and law-related classes.

  • Provide advice and guidance for students during class and office hours.

  • Assist with promotion and development of MSU College of Law programs.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Law

Minimum Requirements

  • J.D. or Ph.D. in related discipline.

  • Knowledge of the legal profession.

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Experience working with computer applications including legal databases.

Desired Qualifications

Prior teaching experience.

Required Application Materials

Qualified applicants should submit:

  • A Cover Letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • A short professional biography

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:


Department Statement

MSU Law is a diverse and inclusive learning community with around 700 students, 55 faculty members, 50 staff members, 5 librarians, and 7 legal clinics. We offer nationally ranked programs in Intellectual Property and Trial Advocacy, an acclaimed Indigenous Law and Policy Center, as well as the Animal Legal and Historical Web Center. Faculty members lead the academic dialogue in a wide range of fields, including social justice, innovation, and business and regulatory law.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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