University of Pennsylvania — Faculty Position in Business Law

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track law position in its Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics.   At full strength, the Department’s nineteen full-time faculty teach a wide variety of business-oriented courses in law and ethics in the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. programs.  Their research is regularly published in leading legal and other journals.  The Wharton School offers a uniquely rich interdisciplinary environment.  The School has particular strengths in its global reach and perspective, as well as an interdisciplinary approach to business issues, through its ten academic departments and over twenty research centers.

Applicants must, at a minimum, have a J.D. or equivalent from an accredited institution (an expected completion date no later than June 30, 2017 is acceptable).   Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to legal scholarship in an area related to business, broadly construed.

Applicants are requested to submit electronically a letter of introduction, c.v., and one selected article or writing sample in PDF format via the following website,, by November 1, 2016.   As decisions for interviews will be made on a rolling basis, candidates are encouraged to apply early.   The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2017.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer.  Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.