Environmental Law Faculty Searches

There are a fair number of law schools currently looking for environmental law teachers.  I thought this information might be useful to people who are in the job market currently.  Here are the searches that I’m aware of:

American University Washington College of Law is looking for a tenure-track or tenured lateral environmental law professor.  The preferred candidate would teach US Environmental Law with a scholarly focus on federal environmental law and regulation.  Other curricular needs that would be a plus are administrative law, property law or energy law.

George Washington University Law School – possible environmental law search, but not yet decided.

Georgia State seeks candidates who specialize in environmental law. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to scholarly research and an interest in working with  faculty in the Center for Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth Details of the search may be found here.   Interested persons should submit their resume and cover letter to [email protected]

LSU is looking for an environmental/energy person.

Notre Dame – searching for an environmental law person, flexible about details.

Pace is looking to hire in the environmental law area; generally for entry-level or some experience short of tenured.  Not excluding tenured laterals, but that is not the focus of the search.

Syracuse Law School is looking for an environmental person. Syracuse shares a campus with the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry and has a close relationship with it and with the Maxwell School of Citizenship.  The new hire has the option to teach a course on regulation for the joint degree students simultaneously pursuing a J.D. and a Masters of Public Administration.

University of Colorado: Looking for an environmental person, priorities are CAA/CWA expertise, regulation and enforcement.  Not looking particularly for natural resources, energy, or climate expertise, since those are well covered.  Colorado is also searching for someone to run the natural resources litigation clinic.

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law is interested in hearing from entry-level and lateral candidates with a focus on natural resources law and water law. The College of Law is also interested in candidates with a focus on international environmental law

University of Oregon is looking for an energy person who will focus on the regulatory/public policy aspects of energy.

University of Utah is looking for someone in natural resources.

University of Washington is searching for an entry-level environmental law person.

Vermont Law School is hiring in International Environmental Law, and is also looking for a Director for its U.S.-China Partnership in Environmental Law.

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Dan Farber has written and taught on environmental and constitutional law as well as about contracts, jurisprudence and legislation. Currently at Berkeley Law, he has al…

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