Faculty Hiring

Students in classroom 

Full-Time Opportunities 

Assistant Professor of Law

Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, WA seeks applicants for up to three entry-level full-time tenure-track positions as Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall 2022. Our curricular needs include a variety of first-year, required, and elective courses, including Civil Procedure, Complex Litigation, and E-Discovery; Constitutional Law, Employment Discrimination, Federal Courts, Health Law, and Indian Law; Contracts, Antitrust, and other Business Law courses with an emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility; and academic support or bar preparation courses taught in conjunction with doctrinal courses. Gonzaga Law embraces a unified faculty model, in which all faculty members are supported as scholars in all subject matter areas and have the opportunity to teach experiential, clinical, academic support, or bar preparation courses if desired. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to be an outstanding teacher, a commitment to service, and excellent scholarly potential, particularly in alignment with Gonzaga Law’s two academic Centers – the Center for Civil & Human Rights and the Center for Law, Ethics & Commerce. For Gonzaga University School of Law’s mission and diversity statements, please visit https://www.gonzaga.edu/school-of-law/about/mission-vision

To apply or view the complete position description, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application and electronically submit the following: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness and experience creating and maintaining an inclusive learning environment, and (4) a list of three references. Candidates may, at their option, also upload a research agenda and statement of teaching philosophy. Additionally, finalists will be asked to provide names and contact information for three professional references to provide confidential letters of recommendation.

Inquiries about the position may be directed to the Chair of the Faculty Recruitment Committee, Professor Agnieszka McPeak, at lawfacultyhiring@gonzaga.edu; however, the applicant must apply directly to Gonzaga University, Office of Human Resources. The position closes on September 1, 2021 at midnight, PST. However, for priority consideration, please apply by July 22, 2021 at midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, please contact Human Resources at 509-313-5996.

Adjunct Opportunities

Gonzaga University School of Law invites expressions of interest from practicing attorneys who wish to teach courses in the school’s curriculum as an adjunct professor. No prior teaching experience is needed, although subject matter expertise is required for any course taught. Curricular needs are varied and fluid from semester to semester. Compensation is $2,000 per credit hour and adjunct professors are permitted to teach only one course per semester.

Gonzaga Law School is dedicated to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and diverse attorneys and attorneys from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Please email lawfacultyhiring@gonzaga.edu to express interest and inquire about current teaching needs. We ask that you attach the following to your email:

  • a cover letter; 
  • a recent copy of your CV/resume;
  • a statement that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness and experience creating and maintaining an inclusive learning environment; and
  • contact information for two references

For questions or additional information, please contact lawfacultyhiring@gonzaga.edu.