Faculty Positions

Faculty Position in Business Law

Applications are no longer being accepted for this position.

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track position at any level (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in its Department of Legal Studies & Business Ethics.  Applicants must have a J.D., a J.S.D./S.J.D., a Ph.D. in law, or an equivalent law degree from an accredited institution. An additional graduate degree in a relevant field is desirable but not required. For applicants in a doctoral program, an expected degree completion date of no later than July 1, 2019 is acceptable.

Applicants must have a demonstrated research interest in an area of law relevant to the Wharton School’s business education and research missions. Examples of such fields include, without limitation, corporate law, employment and labor law, financial regulation, securities regulation, and global trade and investment law.

The Wharton School has one of the largest and most widely published business school faculties in the world, with ten academic departments and over twenty research centers. Legal scholars in its Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department publish their research in leading law reviews and journals in the United States and abroad. The Department’s faculty teach a variety of required and elective courses in law and business ethics in Wharton’s undergraduate, MBA, and EMBA divisions, as well as in its own Ph.D. program in Ethics and Legal Studies.

Applicants are requested to electronically submit a letter of introduction, c.v., and at least one selected article or writing sample in PDF format by November 1, 2017.   Decisions for interviews will be made on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply early. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2018.

Questions may be addressed to Tamara English, lgstrecruiting@wharton.upenn.edu.

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

Lecturer Positions in Business Law and Business Ethics

Applications are no longer being accepted.

The Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department at the Wharton School seeks to hire Lecturers.   Candidates are expected to have a deep knowledge of the law and an interest in teaching undergraduate or MBA students.  As excellence in teaching is the primary criteria for this position, applicants must have outstanding communication skills. Applicants must have a degree from an accredited institution.

Note that lecturers are not eligible for tenure, and do not have voting rights in the department or the school. The position may be renewed based upon the needs of the department.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of introduction and curriculum vita along with teaching evaluations (if available) to Tamara English, Academic Administrator, Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department, 3730 Walnut Street, Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

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

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.