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.
NYU Law is one of the leading institutions in the United States in placing graduates into teaching positions. We are confident no other law school provides more resources for students interested in becoming law professors, and we look forward to working with you if that is your goal.
NYU Law's outstanding faculty plays a prominent role in preparing our students and graduates for the law teaching market. Interaction with faculty members in class, at colloquia, as research assistants, during a dedicated writing seminar, and on independent directed research projects allows students to develop the skills necessary to produce outstanding scholarship—a necessity for success in legal academia. The vitality and collegiality of the Law School community fosters the formulation of ideas; our faculty is accessible and supportive of students who wish to pursue a career in law teaching.
In addition to the thriving intellectual community at the law school, the Academic Careers Program offers resources designed to educate and assist any student or graduate who wishes to go into law teaching.