Apply Now Clicking "Apply Now" opens the link in a new window.

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Academic Programming, the University of Michigan Law School is hiring a LEO intermittent lecturer to teach a 2-credit course (20% effort for the semester) on Legal Issues in Tribal Economic Development during the winter 2022 semester. The selected candidate will be expected to teach, hold regular office hours, evaluate students’ performance, and assign grades.

Who We Are

Founded in 1859, Michigan Law School is one of the world’s leading institutions of legal education and enjoys a reputation for academic excellence characterized by a powerful commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Michigan is consistently ranked among the top law schools in the nation, and enjoys international renown for its intellectual rigor, stunning physical surroundings, preeminent faculty scholarship, and a community noted for collegiality and warmth. Michigan Law has an exceptional and cooperative community of talented and interesting students, with 1000 in the J.D. and 40 in the LL.M. program. Our commitments to collegiality, to constructive and challenging debate, and to enabling our students to pursue a wide range of options explain why the Law School has long been committed to diversity along many dimensions. Our graduates serve with distinction in the private, public, non-profit, and academic sectors, in large numbers in every major market in the nation, as well as internationally. The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, which is considered among the best places in the United States to live and work.

At Michigan Law, we view our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as central to our mission as an educational institution and we seek to ensure that each member of our community has full opportunity to thrive in our environment. We believe that diversity is key to individual flourishing, educational excellence, and the advancement of knowledge and we maintain a deep commitment to fostering a diverse community in which all students, staff, and faculty learn and work in an atmosphere of inclusion and respect.

Required Qualifications*

- JD degree

- At least 10 years of legal practice experience

- Extensive private practice experience leading a team of Indian law and civil rights litigators

- Proven track record of publications

- Demonstrated understanding of how Indian law matters are litigated in federal, state, and tribal courts

Additional Information

This appointment will begin on January 1, 2022 and will end on April 30, 2022. The appointment opportunity as posted is subject to the University of Michigan Lecturers’ Employee Organization collective bargaining agreement.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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