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How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit their applications electronically by visiting the website: www.bus.umich.edu/FacultyRecruiting and uploading the following:

  1. A cover letter that includes a description of the candidate’s experience and interest in academic research and teaching.
  2. A curriculum vitae that includes three references.

Application Deadline:
The review of applications will begin immediately. All applications received before October 15, 2018, will receive full consideration. However, applications received after the deadline may be considered until the position is filled.

Please contact Jen Mason, Business Law Area Administrator, via email with questions at masonlj@umich.edu 

Job Summary

ABOUT THE STEPHEN M. ROSS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 


The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy.

Michigan Ross is consistently ranked among the world's leading business schools. Academic degree programs include the BBA, MBA, Part-time MBA (Evening and Weekend formats), Executive MBA, Global MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Management, and PhD.

At Ross, you’ll find a collaborative faculty culture and will be empowered to take full advantage of the resources at the University of Michigan and its world-class colleges and schools.

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan has a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level available in Business Law starting in the Fall 2019 term. 

Responsibilities*

The selected candidate’s primary teaching responsibilities will be to teach business law in the undergraduate (BBA) program. The candidate will be expected to produce high-quality research published in leading law reviews and/or business journals.

Required Qualifications*

Qualified candidates must have an earned J.D. from an ABA accredited law school. The candidate must have an excellent academic record and demonstrate a strong interest, and ability, in conducting high-quality, scholarly research in an area relevant to business. Examples of such fields include, but are not limited to, corporate law, employment law, financial regulation, securities law, intellectual property, and international trade.  A qualified candidate must also demonstrate excellence in university teaching or the potential to be an outstanding teacher in business law. 

Additional Information

Ann Arbor offers an outstanding quality of life without the drawbacks of a large city and is within minutes of a major air hub.

For more detailed descriptions of the Business Law Area, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and the University of Michigan, please visit our websites:

Business Law Area  

Stephen M. Ross School of Business

University of Michigan

University of Michigan Benefits

 

Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent faculty who thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.

The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.

 

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.