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Friday, June 29, 2012

Montana Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

Montana Logo 3Assistant or Associate Professor, Taxation Law, School of Law:

Best place to live and teach in the U.S.:  The University of Montana School of Law, the only law school in the State, anticipates hiring a full-time, tenure-track professor beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year to teach courses primarily in the area of federal taxation, including income taxation, partnership taxation, corporate taxation, taxation of property transactions and related courses.  

Required Experience
  • JD degree and an LLM in Taxation from an ABA accredited law school ...

Application review will begin September 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

June 29, 2012 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Wyoming Seeks to Hire a Tax Visitor for the 2012-13 Academic Year

Wyoming LogoDue to an unexpected, last-minute vacancy, the University of Wyoming College of Law seeks to hire a tax visitor for the 2012-13 academic year:

This would be a one year, full-time benefitted appointment with responsibility for teaching Income Taxation, Gift & Estate Tax, Taxation of Business Entities and Business Planning. We understand that we are past the American Association of Law Schools' March 15 deadline for extending offers of visiting positions to faculty members of member institutions and therefore do not intend this to be a solicitation of such people. However, if you do not fall into that category and are interested in the position, or if you know of someone who might be interested in the position, please email Jacquelyn L. Bridgeman, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Professor of Law.

June 28, 2012 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

UC-Davis Seeks to Hire Tax Prof

UC-Davis LogoUC-Davis seeks to hire entry-level and experienced tax faculty for tenure-track and tenured positions to commence in Fall 2013:

We seek applications from candidates with scholarly distinction or promise and a commitment to excellence in teaching.  The positions will remain open until filled, but candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible in order to receive maximum consideration.  The committee will attend the Faculty Recruitment Conference; candidates with a particular interest in UC Davis are encouraged to contact us directly. ... Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Jack Chin (Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee) or Dennis Ventry.  Inquires about possible visiting positions should be submitted separately to Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Vikram Amar.

June 19, 2012 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Max Planck Business Law Institute Seeks to Hire Researchers

Max-planck-gesellschaftThe newly founded Max Planck Institute Luxemburg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law (more information) is seeking to hire senior and junior legal researchers on either a temporary (from one to five years) or permanent basis in these areas:

  • Listed corporations and corporate governance
  • IPOs and takeovers
  • Regulation of intermediaries and mutual funds
  • Regulation of stock exchanges and other financial markets
  • Banking regulation

Candidates should have a proven record of effective research at the international level or, for more junior positions, show a strong potential for research. Jurists and legal scholars are preferred, but economists will also be considered. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in one of the fields of research and/or an LL.M., will be fluent in English and will ideally know one or two different languages spoken in the European Union. The working language of the Institute is English. The Institute aims at being one of the leading research institutions in Europe.

The positions do not include any teaching obligations, and researchers will be free to focus exclusively on research. Significant funds will be provided for research expenses, including the organization of seminars and conferences and a travel budget. Compensation is competitive with leading universities and research institutions. The specific terms of each position will depend on candidates’ seniority and interests.

Applications should be sent via email, completed with an updated CV, selected publications, a motivation letter and an indication of the field of research you are interested in. For further information, please email. The deadline for the applications is June 30, 2012, but late applications will be considered as well as long as there are still available positions.

(Hat Tip: Michael Knoll.)

June 6, 2012 in Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, May 4, 2012

Summit Business Media Seeks to Hire Paid Summer Tax Interns

Summit Business Media is Summitlooking to hire several paid summer interns:

Interns will join our Professional Reference Division and assist outside tax experts and in house editors by researching and spotting current tax issues that require changes in the content of our key tax books (published this fall). Research will include all current releases from Treasury, including primary and secondary source documents, changes in tax code, regulations, case law, revenue rulings, as well as to research secondary sources from major tax publishers.

For more information, see the job description and application.

May 4, 2012 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

American Seeks to Hire a Tax Practitioner-in-Residence

American LogoAmerican University, Washington College of Law is seeking applications for a Practitioner-in-Residence for the 2012-13 academic year in the Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic:

The Practitioner-in-Residence Program is designed to train lawyers or entry-level clinicians interested in becoming clinical teachers in the practice and theory of clinical legal education. Many graduates of the Practitioners-in-Residence program have gone on to tenure-track teaching positions at other law schools. These are full year, term positions. Practitioners can serve in these positions for up to three (3) years. Practitioners supervise student casework, co-teach weekly clinic seminars and case rounds, and engage in course planning and preparation with the clinic’s tenured faculty. They also teach a course outside of the clinical curriculum. The Practitioner-in-Residence Program provides full-year training in clinical theory and methodology and a writing workshop designed to assist Practitioners in the development of their clinical and doctrinal scholarship.

Applications consisting of a curriculum vitae and cover letter should be e-mailed to Professor Brenda V. Smith, Acting Director of the Clinical Program, and to Professor Nancy S. Abramowitz, with a copy to Professor Michael Carroll, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee.

April 11, 2012 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, April 2, 2012

Chapman Seeks to Hire a Tax Visitor

Chapman LogoChapman University School of Law, located in Orange County, California, is seeking an experienced tax law professor as a one- or two-semester visitor for the 2012-13 academic year. If interested, please send a brief letter of interest and CV to Associate Dean Richard Redding.

April 2, 2012 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Indiana-Indianapolis Seeks to Hire a Tax Visitor

Indiana LogoIndiana-Indianapolis is seeking to hire a tax visitor for the 2012-13 academic year. For more information or to apply for the position, contact Vice Dean and Centennial Professor of Law Paul N. Cox.  (Since it is past the March 15 AALS deadline for making visiting offers, this opportunity is appropriate for retired professors or others who are not a "full-time law teacher who is in active service at or on leave from a law school and is not on terminal appointment.")

March 29, 2012 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, March 2, 2012

San Diego Seeks to Hire Distinguished Visiting Tax Scholars

USDThe University of San Diego School of Law invites applications from senior tax faculty interested in participating in its Distinguished Visiting Tax Scholar program:

The Distinguished Visiting Tax Scholar program brings established tax scholars to San Diego and gives them full access to the University of San Diego’s faculty, graduate tax program, and the San Diego bar. Visitors will participate fully in the intellectual life of the law school and will be welcome at all faculty events of interest, including the University of San Diego’s tax speaker series, the annual Pugh lecture, and weekly colloquia.  

Distinguished Tax Visitors will teach one course each semester they are in residence, and the University of San Diego endeavors to provide as much flexibility as possible in choosing and structuring that course. Appointments are available for the fall or spring semesters; summer visits may also be possible.

Interested applicants should e-mail a curriculum vitae to Don Dripps by March 10, 2012. The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer. All are encouraged to apply.

March 2, 2012 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, February 17, 2012

LSU Seeks to Hire Tax Prof (Entry Level, Lateral, or Visitor)

LSUWith Chris Pietruszkiewicz's impending departure to become Dean at Stetson, LSU is seeking to hire an entry level or lateral tax professor or a tax visitor for the 2012-13 academic year. For more information or to apply for a position, contact Glenn Morris (Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee) or Chris Pietruszkiewicz.

February 17, 2012 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Arizona State Seeks to Hire a Tax VAP

Arizona State logoThe Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is seeking to hire a tax Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP):

The VAP program is designed for law school graduates who are planning to pursue a career as a legal academic. VAPs will be appointed for a one-year term that is renewable for an additional year, with the anticipation that the VAPs will participate in the AALS faculty recruitment process during the fall of their second year. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vita, law school transcript, reference contact information, and an academic writing sample to Zachary Kramer.

February 1, 2012 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

National Paralegal College Seeks to Hire Graduate Tax Director

LogoNational Paralegal College seeks to hire a tax instructor to help develop and administer a graduate-level tax program:

We are seeking a tax professional knowledgeable in federal income tax, corporate tax, and preferably other upper-level courses such as estate and gift tax, tax research, financial accounting, etc. JD required. LLM preferred. Significant teaching experience preferred. Significant professional experience preferred.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Arizona residents will be given priority.

National Paralegal College was founded in 2002 and introduced synchronous learning format to online schooling by running a real time audio/visual online platform to deliver instruction. The mission of National Paralegal College is to provide quality Internet-based education and training for students seeking careers in the paralegal field. NPC seeks to enable those students whose lifestyles lead them to opt for distance education to obtain comprehensive paralegal training and meet their educational goals without having to compromise on interactivity and academic quality.

Applicants should send a letter of introduction and curriculum vitae via email to Program Director Matthew Bycer or by mail to: National Paralegal College Attn: Matthew Bycer 6516 N. 7th Street, Suite 103 Phoenix, Arizona 85014.

January 24, 2012 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, January 23, 2012

Bocconi University Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

BoccBocconi University seeks to hire an Associate Professor in Tax Law:

The Department of Legal Studies invites applications from outstanding Associate Professors who can contribute to its growing School in the field of Tax Law. Successful candidates will be able to provide clear evidence of intellectual excellence and will have several important publications in the leading journals in their field; moreover, they will have a consolidated experience of teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Salaries, research funds and teaching loads are competitive with leading academic international institutions. Statement of interest and CV should be submitted via e-mail by writing in the subject line "Law - Senior Hiring". Applications will be considered until January 31st, 2012.

January 23, 2012 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Villanova Seeks to Hire Two VAPs

Villanova Law LogoVillanova seeks to hire two VAPs for the 2012-13 academic year:

Villanova University School of Law, a Catholic and Augustinian institution, invites applications for its Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) Program. Visiting Assistant Professors will be hired for a one-year term, beginning in the summer of 2012. The Law School anticipates hiring two VAPs for the 2012-2013 academic year.

At Villanova, VAPs will have the opportunity to participate fully in the intellectual life of the Law School, including faculty workshops and symposia, and will be offered mentoring and other institutional support to develop their scholarship and teaching skills. Each VAP will teach one class each semester. Course assignments will be made by the administration based upon academic needs and the individual VAP’s research and teaching interests. The salary and benefits will be nationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief description of the applicant’s scholarly agenda, list of classes that the applicant is willing to teach, and list of references. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2012, or until the positions are filled. Applications should be submitted via e-mail to the Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, Professor Jennifer O’Hare,

January 23, 2012 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, January 9, 2012

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

LaGrange College Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

LogoLaGrange College, a private, liberal arts college in LaGrange, Georgia, 60 miles southwest of Atlanta, seeks application for a position as assistant professor in taxation and business law in its Accountancy Department beginning in Fall 2012.

November 16, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, October 14, 2011

Tax Prof Job Openings

Thursday, October 13, 2011

University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

WesternThe University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law seeks to hire a Tax Prof:

The Faculty invites applications for appointments, tenure-track and limited term, to commence on July 1, 2012. The Faculty will consider applications from top-quality candidates with interests in all areas of the law. However, the Faculty is looking in particular to fill positions in the areas of Criminal Law and Tax Law. Appointments will ordinarily be made at the level of Assistant Professor, although if qualifications warrant, appointments may be made at the levels of Associate or full Professor. ...

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of academic reference, to Dean W. Iain Scott, Faculty of Law, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6A 3K7. ... Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

October 13, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

OECD Seeks to Hire Senior Tax Economist in Paris

OECD The OECD is seeking to hire a senior tax economist for a two-year post in Paris:

The Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (CTPA) has an exceptional opportunity for a senior tax economist as Deputy Head of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division. The OECD has developed strong leadership on taxation issues both international and domestic. Through the CTPA, the OECD employs over 100 lawyers, economists, statisticians, tax administrators and other staff who provide the intellectual input and contribute to advance the Strategic Orientations of the Secretary General, the objectives of the OECD’s Committee on Fiscal Affairs (CFA) and its 21 subsidiary bodies.

The successful candidate will assist the Chief Tax Economist in managing the division and providing intellectual leadership for a wide-ranging work programme that includes the effects of personal income tax on employment and the acquisition of skills, the taxation of household saving and residential property, climate change and environmental taxation, corporate income tax reform, tax competition, the economic effects of VAT changes, and the use of tax incentives and tax expenditures, as well as analyses of tax reform in relation to the fiscal consolidation programmes that many OECD member countries are putting in place.

(Hat Tip: Hugh Ault.)

October 4, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, September 22, 2011

UMass-Dartmouth Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

UMass The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth School of Law seeks to hire an entry-level professor from among a variety of areas, including tax:

The Faculty Appointments Committee will be attending the AALS Recruitment Conference to meet with candidates, and requests that interested candidates submit a letter of application and a current resume to:

Annette Cain, Administrative Assistant
University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth
333 Faunce Corner Road
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747

September 22, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Detroit Mercy Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

Detroit Mercy Logo The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law seeks to hire entry-level or lateral faculty to fill a variety of curricular areas, including tax. To apply, send a letter of interest and a CV (but not by email) to Professor Gary M. Maveal, Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee, 651 E. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit MI 48226. (Hat Tip: The Faculty Lounge, Francine Lipman.)

September 21, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Fellowships for Aspiring Law Professors (2011-12 Edition)

For practitioners and others contemplating joining the law professor ranks, many law schools offer wonderful opportunities to transition into the legal academy with one- or two-year fellowships which allow you to enter the AALS Faculty Recruitment Conference (the "meat market") with published scholarship (and in many cases teaching experience) under your belt (spreadsheet here). Here are the schools with public information about their VAP programs:

For more information on becoming a law professor, including a discussion of the advantages of these fellowship programs, see:

September 14, 2011 in Legal Education, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, September 12, 2011

University of St. Thomas Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

UST The University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota) seeks to hire entry-level, experienced, and visiting faculty to fill a variety of curricular areas, including tax:

In UST Law's brief ten-year history, we have been able to hire tenured or chaired faculty from nationally regarded law schools such as Notre Dame, Minnesota, Illinois, Baylor, Pepperdine, and St. John’s.  Fully accredited in the shortest time possible, the school occupies a new $35 million building in downtown Minneapolis that an ABA site evaluation team called "quite simply breathtaking."  UST Law has raised more than $90 million to date (toward a goal of more than $135 million), allowing it to offer competitive salaries to faculty and staff, generous financial aid to students, and substantial loan repayment assistance to future graduates in public interest jobs.  We are among the top 25 law schools in the nation in endowment per student.  By various measures of scholarly accomplishment and prominence, our faculty consistently ranks in or near the top quarter of law schools in the country.

UST Law's success stems in large part from its unique mission to "integrate faith and reason in the search for truth through a focus on morality and social justice."  As a Catholic school, UST Law draws on the wisdom of faith and law, with a special focus on ethics, professionalism, and servant leadership. ... Applications should be sent to Professor Gregory Sisk. Applications will be received in confidence.  We urge candidates interested in applying to us to include in their application a description of how they could contribute to various aspects of UST Law's distinctive mission.

September 12, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Alabama Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

Alabama Logo The University of Alabama School of Law seeks to hire an entry-level tax professor (including basic federal income tax and upper level tax electives, including, but not limited to, corporate and partnership tax, international tax, taxation of nonprofits, tax policy, and the taxation of trusts, estates, and gifts) to begin in the 2012-13 academic year.  For more information or to apply for the position, email Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee.

September 1, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Cincinnati Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

UC Logo The University of Cincinnati College of Law seeks to hire an entry-level or lateral tax professor. I am of course not impartial, but this is a fantastic opportunity to join a law school blessed with a great dean and university president (a former law school dean), an outstanding, collegial, and supportive faculty (including my wonderful tax colleague Stephanie McMahon) and staff, and a top-notch student body, located in a vibrant, affordable city.  Although many law schools, especially public law schools, are retrenching in the face of challenging economic times, we are thrilled that the University is providing additional resources to hire several new faculty.  To learn more about our law school and its bright future, check out our strategic plan. Please email or call me or Chris Bryant, the Chair of our Faculty Appointments Committee, if you would like more information or to apply for the position.

August 31, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

St. Louis Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

St. Louis Logo St. Louis University School of Law seeks to hire entry-level, experienced, and visiting faculty to fill a variety of curricular areas, including tax. To apply, send a letter of application, CV, and three references to Elizabeth Pendo, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee. (Hat Tip: The Faculty Lounge.)

August 23, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Montana Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

Montana Logo 3 The University of Montana School of Law invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Law position for tax law. The positions is a ten-month contract beginning fall semester 2012. Starting salary: $72,000 - $74,000. To view the full job description and minimum requirements, and to apply, go here.

August 18, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

West Virginia Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

West Virginia Logo West Virginia University College of Law seeks to hire four tenure-track or tenured faculty from among a variety of curricular areas, including tax. For more information or to apply for the position, contact Professor Robert Bastress, Co-Chair, Appointments Committee. (Hat Tip: The Faculty Lounge, Francine Lipman.)

August 16, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, August 12, 2011

UNLV Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

UNLV Logo The William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, invites applications for two or more tenure-track or tenured faculty positions beginning in the 2012-13 academic year from among a variety of curricular areas, primarily tax:  "We have particular needs in Tax Law (including Federal Income Tax, Taxation of Business Entities, Civil Tax Practice, and Estate and Gift Tax)." Candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, and copies of recent published works to Professor Stacey Tovino, Chair, Appointments Committee. (Hat Tip: Faculty Lounge.)

August 12, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Tulane Seeks to Hire Tax Prof

Tulane Logo Tulane Law School invites applications for tenured or tenure-track positions specializing in taxation. The appointments committee will consider lateral as well as entry candidates. For more details or to apply for the position, email Professor Keith Werhan, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee.

August 11, 2011 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Ohio State Seeks to Hire Entry-Level Tax Prof

Ohio State Logo The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law seeks to hire two entry-level faculty from among a variety of curricular areas, including tax. For more information or to apply for the position, email Professor Christopher Fairman, Chair, Entry-Level Appointments Committee. (Hat Tip: The Faculty Lounge, Francine Lipman.)

August 10, 2011 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, August 8, 2011

NYU Seeks to Hire Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law for 2012-13

NYU Logo 2The NYU School of Law Graduate Tax Program is seeking applicants for its Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law Program for the 2012-13 academic year, commencing August 1, 2012:

For over fifty years,the NYU Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law (“Tax AAP”) program has launched the careers of dozens of tax academics. ... Tax AAPs show promise as legal scholars and have a strong interest in teaching. They serve on a full-time, non-tenure track basis at the Law School for two academic years. At the start of their second year, Tax AAPs are expected to seek a tenure-track position on the law school academic job market.

While in residence at the Law School, Tax AAPs devote a substantial amount of time to their scholarship and begin to develop their research agendas. Tax AAPs teach one or two courses in the Graduate Tax Program each semester. Each Tax AAP also either serves an Assistant Editor of the Tax Law Review, the nation’s top tax policy journal, or works with the International Tax Program, the leading graduate tax program for non-U.S. lawyers.

See lists of current Tax AAPs and former Tax AAPs (1960-2011).

A J.D. degree, a strong record of academic achievement, and an interest in an academic career are required. Tax AAPs will be selected based on their potential scholarly and teaching abilities. To be considered for the Tax AAP program for the 2012-13 academic year, please submit the following items electronically to Professor Deborah Schenk, chairman of the Acting Assistant Professors of Tax Law Committee: (1) cover e-mail explaining interest in the Tax AAP Program; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) copies of law school transcripts (J.D. and, if applicable, LL.M.).

Applications for the 2012-13 academic year will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting November 1, 2011.

More information on the NYU Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law program, including benefits and salary information, is available here.

August 8, 2011 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Nebraska Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

Nebraska The University of Nebraska College of Law seeks to hire three tenure-track faculty in a variety of curricular areas, including federal estate & gift tax and trusts & estates. For more information or to apply for the position, email Richard Moberly, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee.

July 26, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Utah Seeks to Hire a Tax Lateral

Utah Law Logo The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law seeks to hire a lateral tenured or tenure-track tax professor. For more information or to apply for the position, email Daniel Medwed.

July 12, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Wake Forest Seeks to Hire a Tax Lateral

Wake Forest Logo Wake Forest seeks to hire a lateral tenured or tenure-track professor from among a variety of curricular areas, including tax.  For more information or to apply for the position, email Michael Green.

July 7, 2011 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Florida Seeks to Hire Tax Prof

Florida Logo (GIF) The University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law seeks to fill a tenure track or tenured faculty position in tax to begin in Fall 2012.  For more details or to apply for the position, see here. (Hat Tip: Faculty Lounge.)

June 7, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Santa Clara Seeks to Hire Supervising Attorney for Tax Clinic

Santa Clara Santa Clara is launching a Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic and is seeking to hire a Supervising Attorney. The position is an eleven-month appointment with the opportunity for annual renewal. Requirements:
  1. J.D. degree and bar membership in good standing. California bar membership preferred.
  2. At least three years of experience representing clients in tax law controversy practice, including experience before the IRS Office of Appeals and the U.S. Tax Court.
  3. Experience teaching students and/or lawyers, particularly in a seminar, clinical or skills development setting. Experience in mentoring students and lawyers.

 For more details, see here or contact Tax Prof David Hasen.

April 26, 2011 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Fellowships for Aspiring Law Professors (2011 Edition)

For practitioners and others contemplating joining the law professor ranks, many law schools offer wonderful opportunities to transition into the legal academy with one- or two-year fellowships which allow you to enter the AALS Faculty Recruitment Conference (the "meat market") with published scholarship (and in many cases teaching experience) under your belt (spreadsheet here):

For more information on becoming a law professor, including a discussion of the advantages of these fellowship programs, see:

February 16, 2011 in Legal Education, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (7) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

South Dakota Seeks to Hire Tax Prof

South Dakota Logo The University of South Dakota School of Law is seeking to hire a tenure-track tax professor to begin in the Fall 2011 semester:

Applications must be submitted through the Board of Regents electronic employment site, including application letter, vita, and names and addresses of three current references. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about use of the website may be directed to Sharon Wieman.

February 8, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

University of Copenhagen Seeks to Hire Tax Prof

Copenhagen The University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law is seeking to hire a tax professor:

The main responsibilities of the professor of tax law are:

  • to publish and disseminate research results;
  • to teach and oversee the administrative duties within tax law and adjacent fields;
  • to lead the development of the subject area, be responsible for research-based teaching with associated examination and administrative duties and to supervise M.A. thesis and Ph.D. students;
  • to exchange knowledge with the rest of society and take part in public debate; and,
  • to manage research, provide guidance to and supervise assistant professors and researchers and take part in academic assessments.

For more information or to apply for the position, see here.

February 2, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Texas Tech Seeks Tax Visitor

Texas Tech Logo From Bryan Camp (Texas Tech):

Texas Tech is looking for a visitor to teach upper level tax courses in the 2011-12 academic year. It will most likely be a one-semester appointment (probably for fall) and the key needs are in partnership and corporate tax. The visitor will be eligble to be considered for a permanent position. Interested applicants should contact Associate Dean Wes Cochran.  

January 26, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Georgia State Seeks Tax Visitor

Georgia State The Georgia State University College of Law is looking for a tax visitor for Fall 2011 (or possibly for the entire 2011-12 academic year) to teach the basic tax course as well as related courses such as Business Planning, Estate Planning, and Wills & Trusts. For more information or to apply, contact Associate Dean Roy Sobelson.

January 25, 2011 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Kentucky Seeks to Fill Endowed Visiting Professorship

UK Logo The University of Kentucky College of Law seeks applications and nominations for the James and Mary Lassiter Endowed Distinguished Visiting Professor for one semester of the 2011-12 academic year:

The Lassiter Distinguished Visiting Professor recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in his or her field and is not limited by subject matter. Applicants or nominees should have a record of scholarly excellence and of strong classroom teaching. The Lassiter Distinguished Visitor will teach one or two courses and will be encouraged to present workshops on research and participate broadly in the intellectual life of the College of Law.

Review of candidates will begin upon receipt. Expressions of interest and nominations should be submitted no later than January 22, 2011 and should be emailed to Mary J. Davis, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Chair of Lassiter Committee.

December 21, 2010 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, December 20, 2010

Tbilisi, Georgia Seeks International Tax Lecturer for 2011

GIPA The Georgian Institute of Public Affairs ("GIPA") in Tbilisi, Georgia is seeking a lecturer interested in applying to the Fulbright Specialist Program to teach International Tax Law at GIPA's School of Law and Politics' LL.M. program for at least one semester:

Interested candidates should be willing to teach courses in International Tax Law during spring 2011 or the fall 2011 semester. The professor should be willing to participate in other academic activities, such as developing academic curricula or educational materials, assessing academic curricula or educational materials, and conducting teacher-training programs at the tertiary level.

Please direct inquiries to Irina Bakradze before applying to the Fulbright program.

December 20, 2010 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, November 11, 2010

IRS Office of Chief Counsel Seeks 2011-12 Professor in Residence

IRS Logo IRS Chief Counsel William J. WIlkins seeks applications from full, associate, or assistant law professors at ABA-accredited law schools to serve as the 2011-12 Professor in Residence (September 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012):

The Professor in Residence Program.  The Professor in Residence Program at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel is designed to achieve greater understanding of the academic and governmental perspectives on the development of tax law and policy. The program provides one law school professor per year the opportunity to apply his or her scholarly experience, research and writing in tax law to the full range of technical legal work and litigation handled by the Office of Chief Counsel by serving full-time on the Chief Counsel’s immediate staff for a full academic year. This prestigious position will enhance the professor’s stature within the tax bar and provide him or her the ability to serve the public and the law by meaningfully contributing to the development of tax policy, as well as to attain a comprehensive understanding of the Office of Chief Counsel. The program will also positively reflect upon the sponsoring law school’s reputation for excellence and help stimulate the interest of its students in public service and tax practice. The fresh ideas and perspectives brought to the position by the Professor in Residence will greatly benefit the Office of Chief Counsel and its attorneys as they pursue their mission to provide the best possible legal support to the IRS.

Position Description.  The Professor in Residence will undertake assignments of legal, technical and tax matters. The range of projects the Professor In Residence may be asked to undertake include the development of regulations, rulings, proposed legislation, technical advice, and matters affecting litigation, as directed by the Chief Counsel or his designee. The Professor In Residence will, from time to time, be called upon to perform exhaustive and detailed research on difficult, important, complex and/or complicated legal problems and/or tax matters; consider legal cases or problems that may have broad ramifications that cut across division lines; prepare and/or make recommendations and/or render decisions regarding research and findings; and advise on possible courses of action. In the course of performing these duties, he or she may become involved in interpreting laws, examining procedures, conducting substantive research and preparing technical memoranda. The Professor in Residence will attend meetings, conferences, and other events where invited as a guest speaker before Treasury, IRS, and other professional groups. The Professor in Residence may be engaged in teaching and training assignments as directed by the Chief Counsel to further the exchange of ideas between academia and the attorneys in the Office of Chief Counsel. 

We previously have extolled the virtues of the program, reinstituted by Donald Korb (Sullivan & Cromwell, Washington, D.C.). Here are the pevious Professors in Residence:

  • 2010-11:  Charlotte Crane (Northwestern)
  • 2009-10:  Jon Forman (Oklahoma)
  • 2008-09:  David Hasen (Michigan; now at Santa Clara)
  • 2007-08:  Gegg Polsky (Florida State; now at North Carolina)
  • 2007:   Calvin Johnson (Texas)
  • 1990-91: Laurence B. Wohl (Dayton) & Lawrence A. Zelenak (North Carolina)
  • 1988-89: Marilyn E. Brookens (Baylor), Mark W. Cochran (St. Mary’s) & Stanley D. Neeleman (BYU)
  • 1987-88: William H. Lyons (Nebraska), Scott A. Taylor (New Mexico)
  • 1986-87: Martin J. McMahon, Jr. (Kentucky), Daniel L. Simmons (UC-Davis)
  • 1985-86: J. Clifton Fleming, Jr. (BYU) & Robert J. Peroni (Tulane)
  • 1984-85: Alan S. Schenk (Wayne State), Henry J. Lischer, Jr. (SMU)
  • 1982-83: Daniel Goldberg (Maryland)

Application process:

  • Candidates must submit a one page letter of introduction and full CV by December 1, 2010.
  • The selection panel will make its decision in early January.

More details:

  • The Professor in Residence is detailed by the law school to the IRS Office of Chief Counsel under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act for a full academic year (September – June).
  • During the detail period, he or she remains an employee of the university:
    • Salary and benefits continue to be paid by the university;
    • The Office of Chief Counsel provides proportional reimbursement of salary and benefits to the law school under a negotiated cost-sharing agreement.
  • The Office of Chief Counsel pays travel to and from Washington and lodging expenses in D.C.

November 11, 2010 in IRS News, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Northeastern Seeks to Hire Faculty for Online Tax Program

Notheastern Logo Northeastern University's College of Business Administration, in partnership with Embanet ULC, is seeking to hire Lead Faculty for its online Masters of Science in Taxation Program. Applicants need to have experience in developing a graduate-level tax course and be a subject matter expert in one of the following topics:
  • International Taxation: Inbound/Outbound (Position starting end of October 2010)
  • Estate tax (Position starting end of October 2010)
  • Advanced-Flow through Entities (Position starting November 2010)
  • Financial Planning for Investments (Position starting November 2010)
  • Financial Planning for Insurance (Position starting December 2010)
  • State and Local Tax (Position starting December 2010)
  • Tax Accounting for Income Taxes (Position starting 2011)
  • Retirement Planning (Position starting 2011)

Compensation for the Lead Faculty position is $15,000 for Course Development and $10,000 for Course Management. For more information, contact Nelson Hui.

October 16, 2010 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

New York Law School Seeks to Fill International Tax Chair

New York Law School New York Law School is seeking to fill the Otto L. Walter Distinguished Faculty Chair:

The chair honors Otto Walter, one of New York Law School’s most renowned alumni, authority on international and tax law, and founder of Walter, Conston, Alexander & Green, the predecessor firm in New York of Alston & Bird.

The Otto Walter chairholder will be a top U.S. or international scholar with a strong publication and/or practice record in International Tax Law, U.S. Tax Law and its global implications, or International Business Law. The holder of the Otto L. Walter Distinguished Faculty Chair will be expected to pursue an active research agenda, teach J.D. and LL.M. students, and be a contributing member of New York Law School’s academic community. The appointment includes a competitive salary and benefits appropriate for a chairholder, a research stipend to reward scholarship in the subject areas of the chair, and research support.

The inaugural holder of the Otto Walter Chair will be expected to take up the position by August 2011, but other start dates will be considered as needed. Applications for the Chair are open now and will be considered on a rolling basis. While our preference is to fill the position through a tenured appointment, we are open to other possibilities, such as a visit or term appointment, or the appointment of a distinguished practitioner.

For more information or to apply, email Dan Hunter.

September 22, 2010 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Baltimore Seeks to Hire Tax Clinician

Baltimore Logo The University of Baltimore School of Law seeks to hire a tenure-track or tenured clinician to direct and teach in its tax clinic beginning in the 2011-12 academic year. For more information or to apply for the position, email Christopher J. Peters, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee.

September 22, 2010 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, September 17, 2010

Capital Seeks to Hire Tax Prof

Capital Logo Capital University Law School is seeking to fill a tenure-track position for the 2011-12 academic year with a candidate who would like to teach both the Basic Income Tax and Business Tax (Corporate, Partnership, etc.) classes. Primary consideration will be given to entry-level candidates and junior-level (currently untenured) candidates. Interested candidates should contact Daniel Kobil, Faculty Appointments Chair.

September 17, 2010 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, September 3, 2010

Creighton Seeks to Hire Tax Prof

Creighton Logo Creighton University School of Law invites applications for a full-time tenure-track tax position to begin in 2011-12:

The Law School is particularly interested in candidates whose focus includes federal income taxation, tax policy, estate and gift taxation, state and local taxation, estate planning and elder law. ... Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to October 1, 2010. Applicants should email a current resume and a letter outlining scholarship and teaching interests to Professor Raneta Lawson Mack, Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee, .

September 3, 2010 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)