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American Bar Foundation

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American Bar Foundation Research Professor

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454090
Date Posted: 10/08/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: American Bar Foundation Research Professor
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Social Science
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Pending budgetary approval, the American Bar Foundation (ABF) invites applications to join its Residential Faculty as a Research Professor beginning September 1, 2016.

We seek earlier-stage candidates with a PhD or JD and the potential for exemplary scholarship in law and the social sciences. Research area and discipline are open.

The ABF is an independent research institute doing social science research on law, legal institutions, and legal processes. Its faculty includes leading scholars in law and in the social and behavioral sciences.

The ABF offers competitive salary, benefits, and research support. If jointly appointed with a Chicago-area academic institution, the ABF coordinates on salary, benefits, and work arrangements.

The ABF encourages diversity in its workforce and seeks to provide equality of opportunity for all applicants and employees. All persons are considered for positions on the basis of job-related requirements. All decisions regarding recruiting, hiring, promotion, assignment, training, termination, and other terms and conditions of employment will be made without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or marital status, in accordance with the ABF’s commitment to equal opportunity and all governing laws.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2015. We ask that applicants submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a brief (no more than 2-page) description of current research and plans for future research, and a list of three references.

Application letters should be addressed to Ajay K. Mehrotra, Director, and sent in electronic form to Erin Watt, Executive Assistant, at with the subject line “Faculty Search.” Queries about the application process can be directed to Ms. Watt at (312) 988-6582.