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Full-Time Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty (Open Rank), Legal and Ethical Studies

Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies Division, Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences

Vacancy Number 2013-009

Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 10/19/12     Closes: 12/15/12

Salary: Competitive

The Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies Division of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Baltimore invites applications for a full-time tenure track or tenured appointment in legal and ethical studies at the open rank, to commence fall semester, 2013.  All positions at the University of Baltimore are subject to budgetary approval.

Area of Specialization: Philosophy of Law and Jurisprudence.  Areas of competence:  history of law and/or applied ethics.

Requirements: Ph.D. and J.D., or Ph.D. in one of the following disciplines:  philosophy, history or relevant social science.  Preference will be given to candidates with both the Ph.D. and J.D.  Candidates must have higher education teaching experience, an active agenda of research or scholarship related to their teaching, and the potential to provide significant service to the division, college and university.

Primary responsibilities:  Teaching a 3/3 or 3/4 annual course load (depending on tenure status and rank), which includes teaching graduate courses in the Legal and Ethical Studies Program (LEST), undergraduate courses in the Division, and honors and interdisciplinary studies courses within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Legal and Ethical Studies:  The Legal and Ethical Studies Program is a master’s degree program within the Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies and serves students engaged in the study of law as a humanities discipline, students who wish to enhance their present careers with the study of law, and students who wish to attend law school.

Applications:  Complete applications must include:  CV, writing sample, PHOTOCOPY of transcripts, three letters of recommendations, teaching syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Deadline for receipt of completed applications is December 15, 2012.

The University of Baltimore is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly committed to increasing diversity in its faculty. 

Application information: 

Contact:  Dr. Fred Guy, Chair, Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies, University of Baltimore, 1420 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD   21201-5779, email:

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.