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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Drexel Seeks To Hire A Tax VAP

Drexel University Kline School of Law, Visiting Assistant Professor

Drexel lawThe Drexel University Kline School of Law invites applications for two full-time teaching professor or Visiting Assistant Professor positions in our JD program, plus one full-time teaching professor in our unique BA in Law program, all to begin in the summer or fall of 2024.  We seek candidates who hold a JD and/or a PhD (or appropriate equivalent) and have a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching. The JD program has needs in the areas of legal methods (research, writing, and analysis), tax law, evidence, and criminal procedure, among other areas. The BA program seeks candidates with a focus on the intersection of law and the social sciences. The law school is open to candidates with an interest in teaching across the JD and BA programs. ...

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February 21, 2024 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Florida Seeks To Hire Two Tax VAPs

University of Florida Levin College of Law, Visiting Assistant Professor

Florida levin college of lawUniversity of Florida Levin College of Law seeks to hire two visiting assistant professors in tax as part of the College’s pursuit of excellence in legal education and scholarship. The University of Florida, located in Gainesville, FL, currently has the #2 tax law program in the nation and is the flagship university of the third largest state. 

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February 20, 2024 in Ari Glogower, Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2024-25 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 most cases teaching experience) under your belt. Below is an updated list of the law schools with fellowship and VAP programs. Please contact me with any corrections or additions.

General Programs:

  Program Name
Boston College Drinan Scholars Program
BYU Visiting Fellowship Program
Cardozo Harold A. Stevens Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Chicago Earl B. Dickerson Fellowship
Chicago Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellowships
Chicago-Kent Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Columbia Academic Fellows Program
Connecticut Visiting Scholars Program
Cornell Visiting Assistant Professorships
Drexel Visiting Assistant Professor
Duke Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Federalist Society Faculty Division Olin-Searle-Smith-Darling Research Fellowship in Law (Full-Time)
Federalist Society Faculty Division Clinical Fellowship in Law (Full-Times)
Federalist Society Faculty Division Research Fellowship (Part-Time)
Georgetown Georgetown Law Research Fellowship
Harvard Climenko Fellowship
Harvard Rappaport Fellowship
Illinois Illinois Academic Fellowship Program
Indiana-McKinney Future Faculty Visiting Assistant Fellowship
Iowa Iowa Law Faculty Fellowship
Kansas Visiting Associate Professor
Loyola-New Orleans Westerfield Fellows Program
Maryland Murray Fellows
Michigan Michigan Faculty Fellows Program (VAP)
Michigan Michigan Society of Fellows Program
Mississippi Visiting Assistant Professor
Northwestern Marti Family Fellowship Visiting Assistant Professor
NYU Acting Assistant Professors
NYU Furman Academic Fellowship Program
Pennsylvania The George Sharswood Fellowship
Penn State - Univ. Park Visiting Assistant Professor
Pepperdine Ken Starr Faculty Fellowship
Stetson  Bruce R. Jacob Visiting Assistant Professor
Tulane Forrester Fellowships
UC-Hastings Visiting Foreign Scholars Program
Washington Visiting Scholars Program
Wisconsin The Hastie Fellowship Program

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February 7, 2024 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2023-24 Edition)

Update: Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2024-25 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 most cases teaching experience) under your belt. Below is an updated list of the law schools with fellowship and VAP programs. Please contact me with any corrections or additions.

General Programs:

Law School Program Name
Boston College Drinan Scholars Program
BYU Visiting Fellowship Program
Cardozo Harold A. Stevens Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Chicago Earl B. Dickerson Fellowship
Chicago Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellowships
Chicago-Kent Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Columbia Academic Fellows Program
Connecticut Visiting Scholars Program
Cornell Visiting Assistant Professorships
Duke Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Georgetown Georgetown Law Research Fellowship
Harvard Climenko Fellowship
Illinois Illinois Academic Fellowship Program
Indiana-McKinney Future Faculty Visiting Assistant Fellowship
Iowa Iowa Law Faculty Fellowship
Loyola-New Orleans Westerfield Fellows Program
Maryland Murray Fellows
Michigan Michigan Faculty Fellows Program (VAP)
Michigan Michigan Society of Fellows Program
NYU Acting Assistant Professors
NYU Furman Academic Fellowship Program
Pennsylvania The George Sharswood Fellowship
Pepperdine Pepperdine Caruso Law Fellowship
Tulane Forrester Fellowships
UC-Hastings Visiting Foreign Scholars Program
Washington Visiting Scholars Program
Wisconsin The Hastie Fellowship Program

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November 2, 2023 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Oxford Seeks To Hire Two Business Tax Research Fellows

Oxford Centre For Business Taxation seeks to hire two business tax research fellows:

OxfordThe Centre for Business Taxation at the Saïd Business School, Oxford University, is seeking outstanding researchers: one in in law, and one in economics or a related field, such as accounting or finance. The Research Fellows will be expected to undertake and lead independent, high quality academic research into business taxation under the guidance of the Centre’s Director and other senior staff; to contribute to generating research income; to teach at graduate level on the MSc Taxation; and to engage in policy debate with government, business representatives and the media. Research output should primarily be aimed at leading peer-reviewed academic journals; however, all researchers in the Centre should also be prepared to contribute to policy-related output.

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November 5, 2022 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax | Permalink

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2022-23 Edition)

UpdateFellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2024-25) 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 most cases teaching experience) under your belt. Below 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). Please contact me with any corrections or additions.

General Programs:

Law School Program Name
Arizona State Visiting Fellows Program
Boston College Drinan Scholars Program
Cardozo Harold A. Stevens Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Chicago Earl B. Dickerson Fellowship
Chicago Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellowships
Chicago-Kent Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Columbia Academic Fellows Program
Connecticut Visiting Scholars Program
Cornell Visiting Assistant Professorships
Duke Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Georgetown Georgetown Law Research Fellowship
Harvard Climenko Fellowship
Illinois Illinois Academic Fellowship Program
Indiana-McKinney Future Faculty Visiting Assistant Fellowship
Iowa Iowa Law Faculty Fellowship
Michigan Michigan Faculty Fellows Program (VAP)
Michigan Michigan Society of Fellows Program
NYU Acting Assistant Professors
NYU Furman Academic Fellowship Program
Pepperdine Pepperdine Caruso Law Fellowship
Stetson Bruce R. Jacob Visiting Assistant Professor Program
Syracuse Faculty Fellow
Tulane Forrester Fellowships
UC-Hastings Visiting Foreign Scholars Program
Wake Forest Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Washington Visiting Scholars Program
Wisconsin The Hastie Fellowship Program

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September 6, 2022 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink

Monday, August 15, 2022

Assaf Harpaz Joins Drexel As A Tax VAP

Assaf Harpaz has joined Drexel Kline School of Law as a Visiting Assistant Professor:

HarpazHis principal areas of interest include tax policy and international taxation. His prior publications include Tax Policy and COVID-19: An Argument for Targeted Crisis Relief, forthcoming in the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, and Taxation of the Digital Economy: Adapting a Twentieth Century Tax System to a Twenty-First-Century Economy, published in the Yale Journal of International Law in 2021.

Professor Harpaz earned his LLB from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law. He earned his LLM in International Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and his SJD from Duke University School of Law. He was also a Nathan J. Perilman Fellow at the Duke Center for Jewish Studies. Before coming to the U.S., Professor Harpaz practiced commercial law in Israel.

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August 15, 2022 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Moves | Permalink

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

ABA Tax Section Is Accepting Applications For The Inaugural Loretta Collins Argrett Fellowship

The ABA Tax Section is accepting applications for the inaugural Loretta Collins Argrett Fellowship, due on Sunday, April 3rd, 2022. 

ABA Tax Section (2021)The Loretta Collins Argrett Fellowship seeks to identify, engage, and infuse historically underrepresented individuals into the Tax Section, create a more accessible, equitable, and inclusive pathway into Tax Section leadership, support the expansion, diversification, and inclusiveness of the tax profession, and create a sense of belonging for members looking to become involved with the Section.

The Loretta Collins Argrett Fellowship is a three-year program open to any individual with a diverse background and/or a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the tax bar. The Tax Section aspires to award up to five (5) three-year Fellowships each fiscal year. The Fellowships provide the following benefits:

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March 15, 2022 in ABA Tax Section, Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Education, Tax | Permalink

Friday, February 28, 2020

Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (Updated 2019-20 Edition)

Update:  Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2024-25 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
Chicago Earl B. Dickerson Fellowship
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
Iowa Iowa Law Faculty Fellowship
Loyola-New Orleans Westerfield Fellows Program
Michigan Michigan Faculty Fellows Program (VAP)
Michigan Michigan Society of Fellows Program
New England | Boston Law Teaching Fellow
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
Tulane Forrester Fellowships
Villanova    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)

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February 28, 2020 in Fellowships & VAPs, Legal Ed News, Legal Ed Rankings, Legal Education | Permalink | Comments (1)

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2019-20 Edition)

UpdateFellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2024-25 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
Iowa Iowa Law Faculty Fellowship
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)

UpdateFellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2024-25 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)

UpdateFellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2024-25 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)

UpdateFellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2024-25 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)