Wednesday, September 5, 2012

On the Job! Comparative Law chair @ Tulane

(On the Job! pays occasional notice to interesting intlaw job notices) 

I am pleased to announce that my home institution, Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, is currently seeking candidates to fill its recently vacated chair in comparative law, the Eason-Weinmann Chair of Comparative Law. It is an endowed chair, and the appointment is at the level of tenured, full Professor of Law.
Tulane has a remarkable team of specialists in comparative and international law, loosely grouped around the Eason-Weinmann Center for International and Comparative Law. The responsibilities of the Eason-Weinmann Chair of Comparative Law may include directorship of this Center.
The chair includes: scholarly research and publication; classroom teaching; participation in faculty governance; active involvement in student mentoring and counseling; engagement with faculty both within the law school and throughout the university; together with other chairs and senior faculty, providing leadership for integrative research activities; and significant engagement with academic institutions and professional organizations in international law, including frequent participation in meetings and symposia.
The qualifications required for the chair are: Juris Doctor (J.D.) and/or Ph.D. in Law; broad recognition for scholarly distinction; established publication record; clearly developed long term research agenda; and extensive teaching experience.
Interested candidates should submit an application in hard copy or electronic form to yours truly, in my capacity as Chair of the Search Committee, as follows: Claire Moore Dickerson, Senator John B. Breaux Chair of Business Law, Tulane University Law School, 6329 Freret Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118 USA. E-mail is
The application should include: a letter of interest highlighting experiences and accomplishments relevant to the position; a current curriculum vitae; and names of and contact information regarding three professional references.
Nominations of qualified candidates, also invited, should be submitted to me at the address above. And for further inquiries, please contact the search committee through me, at the above e-mail address.
Review of applications will begin in the fall and continue until completion of the search.
Tulane University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty.

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