Faculty ( Core J.D. )
South Royalton, VT Faculty
Job Type

Faculty (Core J.D.)

Subjects:  Property; Torts; Contracts; Professional Responsibility; Criminal Law 

Applications submitted by September 23, 2022, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. 

Vermont Law and Graduate School (VLGS), a national leader in environmental law and restorative justice, invites applications for a contract faculty member with research and teaching interests in Torts, Property, and other required courses such as Contracts, Criminal Law, Evidence, Civil Procedure, and Professional Responsibility. The position may start as early as Spring 2023; the precise start date is flexible. This hiring 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 JD courses and various upper-level JD, LLM, and Master’s courses. 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 bank 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 rsala@vermontlaw.edu. The position will remain open until filled.