Academic Careers Program

If you are considering a career in legal academia, there is no better place to prepare for a career in law teaching than at NYU Law. We have a long track record of success placing NYU Law alumni and affiliates in teaching positions around the United States and internationally.

NYU Law’s outstanding faculty plays a prominent role in preparing students and graduates for the law teaching market. The vitality and collegiality of the Law School community fosters the formulation of ideas, and interaction with faculty members in class, at colloquia, as research assistants and on directed research projects allows students to develop the skills necessary to produce excellent scholarship. Our faculty is accessible to and supportive of those pursuing careers in law teaching and faculty members serve as key mentors and advisors for those seeking teaching positions.

Further, the Academic Careers Program offers resources designed to support any student, graduate or affiliate who wishes to go into law teaching. With regular events, one-on-one counseling, and hand-on assistance for those on the market, NYU Law provides unparalleled resources for students interested in becoming law professors.