Assistant or Associate Professor of Legal Analytics

Position ID: 39972
Georgia State University
Branch Campus: 
Atlanta, Georgia
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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
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Assistant/Associate Professor

Legal Analytics

GSU Log# 19-112

Georgia State University College of Law currently seeks applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Legal Analytics. This is a full-time 9-month tenure-track faculty position, effective as early as January 2019. With support from GSU’s university-wide interdisciplinary hiring initiative, the Next Generation Program, this position will be a part of a new faculty cohort in legal analytics working with GSU’s new Legal Analytics Lab, a project of the Robinson College of Business Institute for Insight and the College of Law.

“Legal analytics,” also known as legal informatics or computational law, refers to the computational and statistical modeling, analysis, and visualization of various kinds of legal data to accomplish both descriptive and predictive goals. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with Legal Analytics Lab faculty and other stakeholders in developing a world class research program in the use of text mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other methodologies to tackle legal questions and problems.  Ideal candidates will also have the ability to teach in both the College of Law and in interdisciplinary settings within the Robinson College of Business’ MS in Analytics program.  Candidates will also be expected to interact with funders, law firms, corporate general counsel, and other outside partners around legal analytics issues and developments.

Applicants for this position must have a PhD or JD; a strong academic background; current research agenda or interest in developing one, and experience or strong interest in legal analytics or related empirical work.

Application Procedure:

Applicants wishing to apply should register with (the registration is free) and upload a statement of interest and CV. Prior to a campus interview, applicants will also be required to submit three written letters of recommendation. For any questions related to the position, please contact Professors Charlotte Alexander ( and Anne Tucker (

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment will be conditional on criminal and educational background verification.

Part of a comprehensive research university, the College of Law is a dynamic urban-centered law school located in the heart of Atlanta with approximately 650 full- and part-time law students.  We encourage applications from candidates who would diversify our faculty.

 Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Legal Studies, General
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


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Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

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