Careers in Legal Academia
Have you ever sat in a law school class, listening to your professor, and thought, "I'd really like to do THAT"? Cornell Law School's Alumni in Academia Committee and Office of Public Service have created materials to help you think about whether law school teaching is right for you:
- The Careers in Legal Academia Handbook provides an overview of doctrinal, clinical, legal research & writing, and adjunct teaching options, as well as discussions of the hiring process for each pathway.
- CLS alumni law professors and current CLS faculty talk about their work, describe their job searches, and offer advice to aspiring professors:
"Panel February 21, 2011"
"Panel March 7, 2012"
"Panel March 12, 2013"
"Panel March 12, 2014"
- Biographies/Advice: Cornell Law graduates who teach in law schools share their career paths in these in-depth biographies to guide and inspire prospective law teachers.
Fellowships for Aspiring Law Professors
Interested in learning more?
Contact Professor Valerie Hans, Chair, Alumni in Academia Committee,
firstname.lastname@example.org, 607-255-0095, Professor Josh Chafetz, email@example.com, 607-255-1698, Assistant Professor Zachary Clopton, firstname.lastname@example.org, 607-254-6259, Professor Bob Hockett, email@example.com, 607-255-4539, and Associate Professor Odette Lienau, firstname.lastname@example.org, 607-255-1499.