INTERESTED IN BECOMING A LAW PROFESSOR? You might want to read this post, and also this one (and this one) over at PrawfsBlawg. And Christine Hurt has more advice that's worth reading, too.
If you're interested in applying this coming year, it's already late, though there's still time -- the first deadline to sign up with the AALS as a faculty candidate is August 5, and you're well-advised not to miss it. Go here for more information.
And this article provides a useful overview of the process, which is quite different from what's followed in many other academic disciplines.