Santa Clara University School of Law welcomes applications for two tenure-track positions for entry-level assistant professors to begin in the 2020-2021 academic year. Ideal candidates will be creative and committed scholars, exemplary teachers, engaged colleagues, and eager to serve our students and our institution alike. The School of Law has a longstanding commitment to the diversity of its faculty and its student body. We place special value on a candidate’s experience working with people from diverse backgrounds and on their potential to successfully mentor students from underrepresented groups. Although our curricular needs are flexible, we will accord priority in consideration to candidates interested in teaching civil procedure, contracts, criminal law, evidence, property, and torts. Applicants should submit a C.V., statement of interest, and representative publications via our portal. Questions may be directed to Professor Michelle Oberman, Appointments Committee Chair,, with the subject heading “Faculty Position.”

Santa Clara University is a private, Jesuit university located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley.  Applicants are invited to visit the School of Law’s website at, and the University’s website at

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law.