Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Positions ( Environmental Law )
South Royalton, VT Faculty

Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Positions (Environmental Law)

Open Positions: 2

Subjects: Water Law; Land Use; Sustainability; Private Governance; Environmental Justice

Vermont Law and Graduate School (VLGS), a national leader in environmental law and restorative justice, invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions with expertise in environmental law, with emphasis in the areas of water law, land use, sustainability, private governance, and environmental justice. One or both positions may start as early as Spring 2023; the precise start date is flexible. This search is part of a multi-year strategic hiring plan, and entry-level, junior, and senior lateral candidates will be considered. The school’s curricular needs include required and elective courses in the JD, LLM, and Master’s programs.  Candidates should demonstrate evidence of, or potential for, outstanding scholarly achievement and strong, innovative, and engaged teaching.

In addition to teaching, faculty provide service to VLGS and engage with other professionals and the public to contribute to the intellectual exchange of ideas, improve the law, and educate the public about the law, with an eye towards social justice. VLGS is in South Royalton, Vermont, a small town on the banks of the beautiful White River. Less than thirty minutes away lie the amenities of the adjacent communities of Hanover, NH (home to Dartmouth College) and Lebanon, NH. Burlington, VT, Boston, MA, and Montreal, QC are all within a three-hour drive.  


Applicants must complete an online application and electronically submit (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a research agenda; and (4) the names and contact information of three references. VLGS will only contact references for finalists. VLGS strongly encourages applications from those who would bring increased diversity to our community. Direct inquiries about the position to Applications submitted by September 23, 2022, will receive first consideration. The positions will remain open until filled.