Job Announcement — Indian Law Position at South Dakota

Tenure-Track Position in Indian Law

The University of South Dakota School of Law looks to hire an Assistant or Associate Professor, dependent upon qualifications, with expertise in the fields of Indian Law and federal courts. USD Law has both a long-standing institutional commitment to the field of Indian Law, as well as an Indian Law program on which it hopes to build.

This position is on the tenure track and will start at the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year. The successful candidate will teach our Indian Law and Federal Jurisdiction courses; the remainder of the course package will be subject to negotiation. Areas of potential interest include bankruptcy, insurance, intellectual property, agricultural law, and cyberlaw.

Individuals appointed to tenure-track positions are expected to fulfill the tripartite responsibilities of teaching, scholarship, and service. The successful applicant must be a licensed attorney in a United States jurisdiction (a state or the District of Columbia).

The University of South Dakota embraces and practices the values of diversity and inclusiveness. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA

Applications must be submitted through the Board of Regents electronic employment site: For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671. Please include your application letter, vita, and the names and addresses of three current references.

Inquiries may be directed to Tiffany C. Graham, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, University of South Dakota School of Law, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069. You may also send a message by email to, or you may call at 605-658-3509.