General Information
The Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor of Law positions beginning August 1, 2023.

Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including the Fowler School of Law. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. The Fowler School of Law provides a personalized, rigorous and practice-focused approach to legal education that prepares our graduates to make a lasting difference in their communities. More information is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at

A strong academic record, a J.D. or Ph.D. degree or their equivalent, and demonstrated commitment or the capacity to make outstanding contributions in the areas of scholarship, teaching, and service are required. Our curricular needs are flexible and we are interested in outstanding candidates in all fields. Possible areas of particular interest may include, but are not limited to, Contracts, Property and Torts.

Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and mentoring students. Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly activity, teaching and service.