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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2019-20 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") and the new SEALS Faculty Recruitment Conference with published scholarship (and in many cases teaching experience) under your belt. Here is an updated list of the law schools with fellowship and VAP programs (thanks to AALS President Judith Areen for allowing me to include in this listing positions in the AALS' new directory):

General Programs:

Law School Program Name
Arizona State Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Boston University Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Chicago Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellowships
Columbia Associates in Law Program
Columbia Academic Fellows Program
Connecticut Visiting Scholars Program
Cornell Visiting Assistant Professorships
Duke Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Georgetown Graduate Teaching Fellowships
Georgetown Georgetown Law Research Fellowship
Georgetown Visiting Researcher Program
Harvard Climenko Fellowship
Harvard Reginald F. Lewis Fellowship for Law Teaching
Illinois Illinois Academic Fellowship Program
Loyola-New Orleans Westerfield Fellows Program
Michigan Michigan Faculty Fellows Program (VAP)
Michigan Michigan Society of Fellows Program
NYU Acting Assistant Professors
NYU Furman Academic Fellowship Program
Northwestern Visiting Scholars Program
Pennsylvania The George Sharswood Fellowship
Stetson Bruce R. Jacob Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Wake Forest Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Washington Visiting Scholars Program
Wisconsin The Hastie Fellowship Program
Yale Fellowship Home Page (for Yale grads)

Subject Specific Programs:

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August 8, 2019 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Ed News, Legal Education | Permalink | Comments (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 Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (1)

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 Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (7)

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2010-11 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:

August 31, 2010 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (1)

Monday, November 9, 2009

More Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors

Following up on my August post, Fellowships for Aspiring Law Professors (2009-10 Edition):  Jonathan Gingerich (J.D. 2010, Harvard) of the Harvard Legal Theory Forum has compiled this very helpful spreadsheet with detailed information (including application deadlines, qualifications, salaries, and duration) on 69 teaching and research fellowships.

November 9, 2009 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, August 31, 2009

Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2009-10 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:

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

August 31, 2009 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (1)

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Fellowships for Aspiring Law Professors (Updated)

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:

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

September 2, 2008 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (6)