The University of Washington School of Law is seeking Affiliate Instructors to fill instructional needs in the JD and Non-JD programs. The affiliate track is part-time, non-benefits eligible on a 12 month basis. Teaching assignments are determined quarterly and for 3-6-9 month terms. Compensation is set by a salary schedule and delivered in the quarters in which the successful candidate teaches. When not in paid teaching status, the candidate will switch into courtesy unpaid academic status and will enjoy access to certain UW resources such as the libraries and gym. This is an open-rank search and successful candidates will be appointed commensurate with experience. These teaching opportunities are in the traditional JD doctrinal courses, several experiential programs, clinics, and other degree programs and concentration tracks including trial advocacy. Instructional needs may rise spontaneously, and all applications will be reviewed for open teaching needs at the time the application is received. Reappointments are contingent upon instructional needs, performance and funding.
J.D. or foreign equivalent
2-years of substantial full-time legal experience
Bar passage in any jurisdiction
Applications should include:
1. A detailed cover letter describing qualifications for the position.
2. Curriculum vitae
3. 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)
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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.