The University of Maine School of Law invites applications for two visiting professors of law

The University of Maine School of Law invites applications for two visiting professors of law

The University of Maine School of Law, in the coastal city of Portland, Maine, invites applications for two full-time visiting professor of law positions to teach Criminal Law or Property Law for the 2021-2022 academic year. The visiting appointments may be at the professor, associate professor, or assistant professor level. Successful candidates will be eligible to apply for a tenured or tenure-track position starting in the 2022-2023 academic year. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Members of minority groups, women, and others whose background would contribute to the diversity of the Law School are encouraged to apply.

Required: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree or its equivalent, an excellent academic record, and a record or promise of high scholarly achievement. Applicants also must have a record or promise of successful teaching and student mentoring, including an ability and willingness to incorporate innovative teaching approaches into the curriculum.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted to the University of Maine System Higher Touch portal. You will need to create an applicant profile, locate the Visiting Professor of Law position in Higher Touch, and complete an application. Please upload a cover letter which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications, your resume or c.v., links to your publications, and contact information for three professional references. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, we encourage you to submit materials by March 19, 2021. You may email any questions to mainelawsearch@maine.edu. Applications, however, must be submitted via Higher Touch.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.


The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.