Assistant Professor (Teaching)

Wayne State University Law School


Wayne State University Law School invites applications for an Assistant Professor (Teaching) in our Legal Research and Writing (LRW) Program.  The position entails teaching first-year Legal Research and Writing and possibly upper-level legal writing classes such as Appellate Advocacy and Legal Drafting. Applicants must have a J.D. degree and a strong academic record. Ideal candidates should have demonstrated excellence in legal writing; one year of court clerkship, practice experience, and/or experience teaching legal writing; and a passion for teaching future legal advocates. 

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity, and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities and prepares students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented groups. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Candidates should send a cover letter, CV, and any other relevant materials to Professor Sarah Abramowicz, LRW Committee Chair, at



1-4 Years
$60,000 - $69,000
Students per Semester:
Submission Deadline:
Professor Sarah Abramowicz
(313) 577-3256
471 W, Palmer Ave.
Detroit, Michigan 48202