Associate Professor of Legal Research and Writing

The George Washington University Law School seeks to hire a fulltime Associate Professor of Legal Research and Writing.  Associate Professors of LRW are required to teach one or more sections in the first-year Legal Research and Writing Program and assist with significant administrative responsibilities, including managing 30-40 teaching assistants, overseeing the research curriculum, and/or training and overseeing the corps of adjunct professors who staff the LRW Program under the auspices of the Director.  Candidates will negotiate their specific teaching load and administrative responsibilities with the Director of the Program.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a J.D. from an accredited law school, an outstanding academic record, excellent legal research and writing skills, demonstrated administrative skills, and at least two years of experience in a clerkship or law practice.  Applicants must also have at least one year of recent experience teaching legal writing and the ability to work collaboratively within a coordinated program structure.

Application Procedure: To apply, please complete an online faculty application and submit a statement of interest and a CV at

Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative

Action employer. The University undertakes special efforts to employ, and advance in employment, a diverse workforce.