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Chaffin Chair

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Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Professor
Posting Number 2017_00367F
Posting Type
Official Title PROFESSOR
Working Title Chaffin Chair
Title Code 55160
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department SCHOOL OF LAW
Salary Range negotiable
Job Summary

The University of Georgia School of Law invites applications for the Verner F. Chaffin Chair in Fiduciary Law beginning August of 2018. Applicants must have a J.D. from an accredited law school and be able to join the faculty at the rank of full professor, meaning that they should have (1) superior academic credentials, (2) a record of scholarly excellence and impact, (3) superior teaching ability, (4) a record of participation in institutional and professional service, and (5) national or international recognition in their field. Applicants should also have a demonstrated teaching or scholarly interest in the field of wills, trusts, and estates. The position will be located in Athens, Georgia. Athens is an energetic city with a vibrant arts and cultural environment. It is located 75 miles northeast of Atlanta.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applications received by August 1, 2017 are assured of consideration. All interested persons should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae/resume at

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

J.D. from an accredited law school. Applicants should also have a demonstrated teaching or scholarly interest in the field of wills, trusts, and estates.

Preferred Qualifications

superior academic credentials and demonstrated excellence in scholarship and teaching.

Degree Level Juris Doctor
Posting Date 06/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents