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Open Positions

Tenured or Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Law

CUNY School of Law
Long Island City, New York

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Performs teaching, research, and guidance duties at the CUNY School of Law in area(s) of expertise. Responsibilities may include supervising students in legal practice or related activities. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law seeks a highly-qualified candidate for a tenured or tenure-track appointment for the 2017-18 academic year. Areas of particular interest include; Business Courses (including Contracts, Business Associations, UCC), Community Economic Development Clinic (including Housing or Labor expertise), Constitutional Law (especially Liberty, Equality, and Due Process); Evidence; Lawyering (skills-based experiential learning courses), Property, and Torts. An ability to teach in both a classroom and clinical setting is strongly preferred.

HOW TO APPLY

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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and a cover letter including a statement of teaching/scholarly interests and areas of expertise.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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Dean of Law

University of New Brunswick
New Brunswick, Canada

Reporting to the Vice-President Academic (Fredericton), the Dean of Law is the chief executive officer and public face of the Faculty of Law, responsible for the overall management of the Faculty and the Gérard V. La Forest Law Library. The Dean is expected to provide strategic and effective leadership within the Faculty, the University and the profession, contributing to the further development of the Faculty with regard to research, teaching, and service.

Strong candidates will have the ability to motivate and support high quality teaching and scholarship in a collegial academic setting. Their record will show success in fostering a respectful, collaborative work environment. They will be excited by the opportunity to promote the mission of a small, excellent law school and improve access to justice within an increasingly diverse Canadian legal profession. An advanced degree in Law will be considered an asset for this position.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate current citizenship status.

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Director of Academic Success

Concordia University School of Law
Boise, Idaho

Background: Concordia University School of Law, located in Boise, Idaho, invites applications for a Director of Academic Success and law professor position beginning in the 2017-18 academic year.  This is a full-time faculty position that may lead to long-term successive contracts.  Our goal is to recruit a dynamic, bright, and highly motivated individual who is interested in making significant contributions to our law school and its students.  Experience in academic support and bar exam support is preferred, and teaching experience is desirable.  As a Lutheran institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will support our mission and promote Lutheran values.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Committee.  Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a statement of faith, and a letter of interest to https://cu-portland.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=118.  Please also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to your professional qualifications for this position. Please note: these references will not be contacted immediately, but may be contacted at an appropriate later point in the review process. Additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications may be emailed to the Victoria Haneman, Chair of the Committee, at vhaneman@cu-portland.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continued until the position is filled. Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion in order to further the Lutheran objectives of the University and the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Concordia University School of Law
Boise, Idaho

Background: Concordia University School of Law, located in Boise, Idaho, invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in the 2017-18 academic year.  Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship.  Our goal is to recruit dynamic, bright, and highly motivated individuals who are interested in making significant contributions to our law school and its students.  Practice experience is preferred, and teaching experience is desirable.  As a Lutheran institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will support our mission and promote Lutheran values.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Committee.  Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a statement of faith, and a letter of interest to https://cu-portland.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=118.  Please also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to your professional qualifications for this position. Please note: these references will not be contacted immediately, but may be contacted at an appropriate later point in the review process. Additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications may be emailed to the Victoria Haneman, Chair of the Committee, at vhaneman@cu-portland.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continued until the position is filled. Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion in order to further the Lutheran objectives of the University and the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

 

Dean

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Chicago, Illinois

Loyola University Chicago, the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic university with an enrollment of over 16,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Law.

Inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest may be sent in confidence to Werner Boel  and Sheila Murphy, the Witt/Kieffer consultants assisting the Law School with this search, at LUCLawDean@wittkieffer.com.  Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged.  A complete application will include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references.  The anticipated starting date for the new dean is July 1, 2017.

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Tenured-Faculty Position

Rutgers Law School
Newark, New Jersey

Rutgers Law School seeks candidates with a demonstrated commitment to social justice, as reflected in their scholarship and research, for tenured-faculty positions in its Newark location.  Candidates should have a record of excellence in legal scholarship, teaching, and institutional service.  Experience in legal practice, policy advocacy, or other forms of applied research related to social justice is also a plus.  The Law School values faculty diversity and strongly encourages candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

This hiring initiative is funded by the Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) Chancellor to enhance the university’s strategic plan of fostering interdisciplinary collaboration and engagement across RU-N’s academic departments and to promote RU-N’s role as an anchor institution that leverages its scholarly expertise and civic interest to advance opportunity in and around the greater Newark metropolitan area.  Thus, candidates ideally should have an interest in participating in cross-disciplinary initiatives within RU-N, in partnering with communities and organizations outside the university, and/or in advancing opportunity in and around the greater Newark metropolitan area.

Interested candidates should send a CV and a list of references by November 1, 2016 to the attention of Mary Anne Moore, mmoore@kinoy.rutgers.edu

About Rutgers Law School:  Rutgers Law School—with locations in Newark and Camden—offers a world-class faculty; a curriculum of exceptional breadth and depth in theory, practice, and interdisciplinary studies; a geographic presence that spans one of the nation’s 10 largest legal markets (New Jersey) while also offering immediate access to two of the five largest markets (New York City and Philadelphia); an alumni network with over 20,000 members; and a strong tradition of diversity and social impact.  As the law school for a top public university, Rutgers Law School is committed to the highest standards of teaching, scholarship, and service to its host communities, the state of New Jersey, and the nation.

As a department of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Rutgers Law School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

Dean

University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene and Portland, Oregon

The University of Oregon invites nominations and applications for the Dean of the School of Law. The Dean reports to the Provost and Senior Vice President and is the academic leader, fundraiser, and chief executive of Oregon Law.

Inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest may be sent to Werner Boel and Suzanne Teer, the Witt/Kieffer consultants assisting the Law School with this search, at OregonLawDean@wittkieffer.com.  Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged.  A complete application will include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references.  The anticipated starting date for the new dean is July 1, 2017.  This position is open until filled.

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Chancellor & Dean

University of California, Hastings College of the Law
San Francisco, California

The University of California, Hastings College of the Law invites qualified candidates for the position of Chancellor & Dean. UC Hastings is the first UC law school and the first law school in California. The quality, diversity, and passion of our students is what makes UC Hastings stand out. UC Hastings students hail from more than 120 universities and colleges across the country, many with advanced degrees or several years’ experience in the workplace. UC Hastings is engaged in a major transformation, partnering with other academic institutions to develop a unique graduate student presence in San Francisco. Having started in early 2016, UC Hastings is engaged in a dynamic capital campaign, Building UC Hastings.

The Chancellor & Dean is the chief executive officer of UC Hastings, with the overall executive authority and accountability for the success of the College. The Chancellor & Dean reports to the Board of Directors, whose members are appointed by the California Governor for a term of 12 years. Reporting to the Chancellor & Dean are: the Academic Dean, General Counsel, and Chief Financial Officer, as well as senior associate and assistant deans, program directors and senior administrative leaders.

For more information please contact Elaine Peters, Director of Systemwide Talent Acquisition & Executive Recruitment, at TheDeanSearch@UCHastings.edu; 510-987-0141. The position will remain open until filled.

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Dean

University of New Hampshire School of Law
Concord, New Hampshire

The University of New Hampshire invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the University of New Hampshire School of Law.

Applications, nominations and inquiries may be directed in confidence to Lucy A. Leske or Sheila Murphy, the Witt/Kieffer consultants assisting UNH Law with this search, at UNHLawDean@wittkieffer.com.  Electronic submissions are required and should include a letter of interest, current resume, and a list of at least five references with contact information.  Application review will begin on September 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

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Director, Business Enterprise Law Clinic

John Marshall Law School
Chicago, Illinois

The John Marshal Law School, Chicago, Illinois invites applications for the position of Director of the Business Enterprise Law Clinic (“BELAW”), a non-tenure track faculty position.  The initial appointment as Director is for one year.  Appointments are renewable.

How to Apply

Anyone wishing to apply for this position should email a copy of his or her resume and a cover letter addressed to Associate Dean Anthony Niedwiecki, aniedwie@jmls.edu.  Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, we encourage interested applicants to submit applications by June 10, 2016.

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General Counsel

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

General Counsel

The Office of the President at the University of Minnesota is seeking nominations and applications for the position of General Counsel. The General Counsel provides comprehensive legal services to the Board of Regents and the University’s senior leadership. The General Counsel reports directly to the University’s Board of Regents and to the President, provides legal guidance and counsel in executive and policy decision-making and serves as a member of the President’s senior leadership group.

The General Counsel is responsible for leading the Office of the General Counsel and its team of associate general counsels employed by the University as well as outside counsel retained to represent the University. The General Counsel oversees the day-to-day operations of the General Counsel’s Office, The Athletics Compliance Office, and the Records and Information Management Office, comprising approximately 48 employees, including 18 attorneys.

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Dean

Northern Illinois University College of Law
DeKalb, IL

Northern Illinois University College of Law seeks a dynamic academic leader with a deep knowledge of and commitment to legal education for the position of Dean of NIU Law.

 

Located just over an hour from the city of Chicago, NIU College of Law is a vibrant school focused on the student experience. Offering a full complement of courses of study, extensive experiential learning opportunities, certificate programs, co-curricular experiences and a devotion to diversity and the public interest, NIU College of Law is dedicated to offering a high quality, legal education at an affordable price.  Housed in stately Swen Parson Hall, the College offers easily-accessed big city connections in a comfortable, suburban setting. As the only public law school in the Chicago area, the NIU College of Law is particularly proud to have been named a top law school nationally for diversity, value, and careers in public interest and government service. Class sizes are geared to promote closer connections between students, faculty and administrators. The school’s small size also facilitates mentorship and close student connections to alumni and legal practitioners in Illinois and across the nation. More information can be found at www.niu.edu/law and www.niu.edu.

 

As a member of the faculty, the successful candidate will possess qualifications appropriate to a tenured professor in the College of Law. Internally, the Dean is expected to provide the open and collaborative leadership necessary to preserve and enhance NIU College of Law’s commitment to scholarship and outstanding, student-centered legal education. Externally, the Dean has major responsibilities for the College of Law’s relationships with alumni, the legal profession, the academy, and the larger public it serves. Creative fund raising, development initiatives, and the enhancement of NIU College of Law’s reputation will be priorities. The University actively encourages applications from and nominations of women, minorities, and candidates with diverse backgrounds.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by February 25, 2016. Nominations, applications, expressions of interest, and requests for the complete leadership profile should be sent electronically to Werner Boel or Sheila Murphy, the Witt/Kieffer consultants for the NIU College of Law Dean search, at NIULawDean@wittkieffer.com. A complete application will include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.

 

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. NIU recognizes Dual Career issues. Pre-employment background check and verification of eligibility to work in the United States is required.

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Faculty of Law, University of Windsor
Windsor, Ontario CANADA

Windsor Law is one of the most progressive law schools in Canada, well known for its focus on social justice and the quality and innovation of its teaching and research. Two main themes define Windsor Law: Access to Justice, and Transnational Law. Professors, staff, students, and alumni/ae are dedicated to making access to legal education, the legal system, and ultimately, access to justice, more attainable for all members of society. Transnational Law is a theme that takes advantage of Windsor’s unique geographic location on an international border and the increasingly global nature of law and legal practice. With over 600 students, 29 faculty members, and 5,500 alumni and alumnae, Windsor Law provides students with an innovative, “out of the box” approach to legal education in a supportive community environment. A comprehensive curriculum offering unique experiential learning opportunities is at the heart of Windsor Law’s distinctiveness. Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President Academic, the Dean of Law is the chief executive officer and public face of the Faculty of Law, responsible for the overall management of the Faculty, Law Library and clinics. The Dean will provide strategic and effective leadership within the Faculty, the University and the profession, contributing to the further development of the Faculty and its programs in research, teaching, and service. Inspiring colleagues, students, staff, and other stakeholders, the Dean will engage them in developing and achieving a shared vision and will play a central role in the Faculty’s and the University’s commitment to excellence and growth. Advertisement – University of Windsor Dean of Law

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

University of Arkansas School of Law
Fayetteville, AR

The University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in family law and/or civil procedure with an entry-level or junior lateral candidate.  A complete position announcement, including additional minimum and preferred qualifications, may be viewed at the University Human Resources’ job portal:  http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/8030.  All application materials should be submitted online using the portal.  Questions regarding the position can be directed to Professor Laurent Sacharoff (lsacharo@uark.edu) or Professor Jonathan Marshfield (jlmarshf@uark.edu).

 

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Faculty Positions

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, PA

Tenure or Non-tenure Stream Position. The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications from entry-level or lateral faculty for one position beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. The appointment is expected to be either at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor, if tenure stream, or assistant clinical, associate clinical or full clinical professor, if non-tenure stream. This recruitment seeks to fill particular curricular needs in one of two ways: either a tenure-stream or tenured professor teaching in one or more of the following areas: Tax, Property, Estates and Trusts, or, alternatively, a clinical professor outside of the tenure stream who would direct our Tax Clinic and teach one or more courses in Tax Law. Preference will be given to those with an interest in experiential learning.

 

The University of Pittsburgh is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, marital status, sex, disability, age, gender identity or sexual orientation in its hiring. In furtherance of our strong institutional commitment to a diverse faculty, we particularly welcome applications from minorities, women, and others who would add diversity to our faculty. Recruitment is subject to approval by the University’s Provost.

 

Contact: Vivian Curran, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 3900 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Email: VivianeCurran@pitt.edu. Email submissions are preferred.   The deadline for applications is October 15, 2015.

Two Positions, Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Labor and Employment Relations,

Penn State University
University Park, PA

The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University invites

applications for two tenure-track or tenured faculty appointments at the Assistant or Associate

Professor rank to begin August 2016.

Applicants for the first position should have strong research and teaching interests and expertise in

work and employment-related ethics and ethical decision-making and be able to contribute to the

School’ commitment to place a greater emphasis on ethics in its curriculum. The candidate should

also have additional expertise in at least one of the following areas–employment and labor law,

employment/labor relations, or human resource management.

Applicants for the second position should have strong research and teaching interests and expertise

in one or more of the following areas–employment and labor law, employment/labor relations, or

human resource management.

Applicants should possess a terminal degree (Ph.D. or J.D.) in a relevant discipline. Candidates for

the Assistant Professor rank must have completed all requirements for the terminal degree by the

appointment date and possess significant research potential; candidates for the Associate Professor

rank must have a strong research record. External funding potential will also be considered.

The School of Labor and Employment Relations is a growing multidisciplinary program with

strong B.A. and B.S. in Labor and Employment Relations (LER), M.S. and M.P.S. in Human

Resources and Employment Relations (HRER), and M.P.S. in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights

(LGWR) programs. We value a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds relevant to

understanding the dynamics involving employees and workers in organizational, societal, and

global contexts and strive for a collaborative, respectful, and multi-disciplinary environment.

Candidates must submit a letter of application indicating which position or positions they wish to

be considered for and a curriculum vita at: https://psu.jobs/job/58992

Additionally, all candidates should request letters from three references to be sent directly to

Trisha Everhart, pxm205@psu.edu. Review of application will begin on October 1, 2015 and will

continue until the position is filled.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review

the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and

security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with

detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing

employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age,

sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS IN APPELLATE LITIGATION AND CIVIL RIGHTS CLINICS

Georgetown University Law Center
Washington DC

Georgetown University Law Center invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for full-time tenure or tenure track faculty positions expected to begin July 1, 2016. We are seeking one candidate to fill a position in our Appellate Litigation Clinic and another to fill a position in our Institute of Public Representation Clinic’s Civil Rights and Voting Rights Division

 

At Georgetown Law, professors dedicated to teaching in the clinical program are fully integrated into the faculty. The person selected for these positions will join our large award-winning clinical community, continue to develop the clinic caseloads, and teach the clinic seminar each semester. Faculty members in the clinic are be assisted by clinical fellows who are pursuing an LL.M in Advocacy.

 

The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to promoting access to justice and a demonstrated interest in nurturing student development. We seek candidates dedicated to both practice and scholarship in a clinical setting. Candidates must demonstrate an intellectual engagement which suggests scholarly promise (for entry-level candidates) or be a proven scholar (for lateral candidates).  Successful applicants must also have subject-matter and procedural expertise in their areas of practice, and possess a positive reputation in their fields. The candidates must also have the communication, organizational, and collaborative skills necessary to direct and manage a clinic, and a commitment to teaching clinically over the long term. Finally, Georgetown values excellent teaching and a successful applicant will have pedagogical skills, creativity, and enthusiasm for the academic endeavor.  This law school is committed to diversity, and candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Although we will be accepting applications throughout the Fall of 2015, applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible.

 

Please send a resume, including the names of references and a statement of interest to Wallace Mlyniec, the Chair of the Clinical Subcommittee of the Appointments Committee. His email isMlyniec@law.georgetown.edu.

President, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law


Washington DC

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (the “Lawyers’ Committee”) seeks an exceptionally talented and energetic leader to serve as its next President and Executive Director (“President”). Throughout its rich and dynamic 52-year history, the Lawyers’ Committee has engaged lawyers in support of the on-going movement to secure full civil and human rights for all people, focusing on the interests of African-Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities. The unique feature of the Lawyers’ Committee that sets it apart from other important and successful civil rights entities is that the Lawyers’ Committee is comprised of lawyers from the private bar, many from our Nation’s most elite private law firms, who contribute thousands of pro bono service hours annually to work done in partnership with career civil rights staff lawyers to advance the cause of civil rights.Invitation to Apply – LCCRUL President Executive Director

Applicants are asked to send a cover letter and resume to the following web address: www.imsearch.com/5439. Inquiries and nominations may be submitted to the same web address or to the search firm representatives at the contact information below. Electronic submission of applications and correspondence is strongly preferred. Review of nominations and applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Tim McFeeley or Karla Saunders

Isaacson, Miller

1300 19th Street, N.W., Suite 700

Washington, DC 20036

Apply via our website: www.imsearch.com/5439

202-682-1504

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is an equal opportunity employer. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law will make all decisions without regard to the race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender

Professor and Director

University of Toronto School of Public Policy and Governance
Toronto, CANADA

The Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a Director to lead the School of Public Policy & Governance. The incumbent will be cross-appointed in the School (49%) and a relevant cognate discipline (51%) depending on his/her area of expertise. This tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor will be effective July 1, 2016. Appointment as the Director of the School will be for a five-year term, renewable following a favourable review. See Full Announcement: Ad UT SPPG VR

Visiting Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Property Law) (Variable-Time)

Southern Illinois University School of Law
Carbondale, Illinois

Southern Illinois University School of Law is an outstanding, small public law school that provides its students with an optimal mix of theoretical and experiential educational opportunities in a student-centered environment in order to prepare them for a changing legal profession in a global environment. SIU School of Law seeks to fill one visiting assistant/associate/full professor faculty position to begin in the 2015-16 academic year. The successful candidate will teach Property Law, as well as other classes, depending on the needs of the School of Law and on the successful candidate’s area of expertise. This is a non-tenure track appointment for one 9-month term, contingent on available funding.

Rank & Title: Visiting Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Law.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school or its equivalent and an outstanding law school academic record. Factors to be considered in assessing the academic record include: rank in class, participation on law review, participation in other co-curricular activities such as moot court, honors received, and other factors relevant to academic performance.

For Visiting Associate or Visiting Full Professor rank: additional years of teaching experience and demonstrated achievements in scholarship and teaching.

Duties & Responsibilities: Classroom instruction and other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Application Deadline: July 16, 2015, or until position is filled.

Application Procedure: A complete application will require a letter of application detailing your interest, qualifications and relevant experience, along with a vitae or resume and three references with contact information. Address or email applications to:

Patty Lynn, Assistant to the Dean
Mail Code 6804
Southern Illinois University School of Law
1150 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Email: plynn@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.

http://affact.siu.edu/jobs/law113.html

Diversity Fellowship in Lawyering Process at Denver Law

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Denver, CO

The Lawyering Process Program at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law seeks to hire a diverse, entry‐level candidate interested in starting their academic career teaching first‐year legal writing, research, and analysis in our Lawyering Process Program.

 

Lawyering Process is a required first‐year, two‐semester course that uses small classes to teach legal research and writing, document drafting, and professional practice skills. Denver Law recognizes the significant lack of diversity among professors in legal writing and hopes to address this shortcoming at home, while spurring a national movement to diversify the profession.

 

This position is a half‐time Visiting Assistant Professor of the Practice of Law within our Lawyering Process Program that allows for learning the art of teaching legal skills in a top‐ranked legal writing program. The duration of the appointment is one year with possibility for a renewal for a second year depending on funding availability. The Visiting Assistant Professor will have the opportunity to develop scholarly interests and credentials, as well as to create course materials. The Visiting Assistant Professor has the option to continue practicing law part‐time, but the appointment is ultimately designed to launch the candidate into the national law school teaching market.

 

Experience (Required):

 Juris Doctor or equivalent from an accredited law school

 At least two years of legal practice experience is required

 Applicants must have an interest in teaching

 Excellent legal research, analysis, reasoning, writing and communication skills

 The ability to work both independently and cooperatively

 

Experience (Preferred):

 Past teaching experience at any level is strongly preferred.

Staff Attorney

ACLU of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada (ACLUNV) seeks applicants for a Staff Attorney position in Las Vegas. The Staff Attorney will work with the ACLUNV’s legal team to effectively coordinate the organization’s statewide legal program under the direction of the Legal Director, and may from time to time be involved in non-litigation advocacy and lobbying. The ACLUNV is Nevada’s largest and most active organization devoted to the protection and advancement of civil rights and civil liberties and one of the state’s most effective public interest nonprofits. The organization works on a broad range of civil rights and civil liberties issues, including but not limited to free speech, election protection, drug law reform, women’s issues, prisoners’ rights, immigrant rights, the rights of the homeless, criminal justice reform, and LGBT rights.

To learn more about the work of the ACLUNV and the civil liberties and civil rights principles we uphold, please visit www.aclunv.org.

The Staff Attorney’s responsibilities will include: (1) assisting with or working as counsel in a variety of civil liberties litigation by performing legal research, conducting discovery, and drafting pleadings, motions and briefs; (2) engaging in non-litigation legal advocacy, such as writing demand letters to governmental agencies; and (3) investigating intake, coordinating responses and helping develop possible cases, better enabling the organization to advance its agenda in Nevada. Staff Attorney duties may also include community outreach, coalition building, and writing and publishing reports. The Staff Attorney must be able to successfully interact with public officials, the news media, general public, and the staff and board of the ACLUNV in a productive, collegial, results driven approach.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Review and investigate complaints received through the ACLUNV intake system as well as referrals from other agencies and attorneys;
  • Draft pre-litigation memoranda, reports and other internal documents;
  • Present cases to the Legal Committee for evaluation and authorization of litigation;
  • Research civil liberties questions, and prepare legal memoranda and demand letters;
  • Secure the services of and expand the pool of cooperating attorneys for litigation the ACLUNV undertakes;
  • Monitor litigation being handled by cooperating attorneys and provide back-up assistance as needed;
  • Participate directly in litigation in selected cases; either as co-counsel with cooperating attorneys or as lead counsel when necessary;
  • Obtain and supervise the assistance of legal interns, law students, and other legal volunteers;
  • Prepare necessary dockets and reports for the Legal Director, Legal Committee, and the Executive Director;
  • Coordinate with ACLUNV Project Directors and Legislative Team to progress our larger agenda;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with legal staff at the national ACLU, its projects and other affiliates;
  • Participate in national ACLU legal conferences and maintain the requisite CLE requirements;
  • Provide assistance and recommendations to the Legal Director; ACLUNV Project Directors; private attorneys, the Executive Director, and others who seek assistance;
  • Research and draft materials for public education, engage in public speaking, and respond to press inquiries.

At the request of the Legal Director, the Staff Attorney will also be required to: 

  • Work with the Development Director and participate in fundraising efforts;
  • Work with the Communications Director to engage in public speaking and articulate ACLUNV views to the public and the media on a broad range of topics;
  • Work with the Communications Director to write press releases, op-ed pieces, newsletter articles; appearand speak at press conferences and respond to press inquiries;
  • Travel to attend local, statewide, or national meetings, and travel for the purposes of litigation.

Qualifications- Required 

  • A deep and demonstrated commitment to civil liberties and civil rights, and strong support for the goals of the American Civil Liberties Union;
  • Ability to self-start and to work independently under pressure;
  • Ability to juggle workload and competing tasks;
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills;
  • Strong public speaking and advocacy skills;
  • Ability to develop and implement non-litigation strategies and tactics;
  • Ability to work professionally, cooperatively and collegially on wide-ranging projects with lawyers, otherstaff, and diverse individuals, organizations, and coalitions in the community as well as between ACLUNV offices;
  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school;
  • Willingness to work outside of standard office hours and to travel overnight as needed.
  • Membership in the Nevada Bar, or willingness to sit for next Nevada bar

Qualifications- Preferred 

  • Clerkship and/or litigation experience highly desirable;
  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

Compensation 

Salary commensurate with experience, including health, life, disability, retirement, and other benefits. Bar dues, liability insurance and CLE expenses provided by ACLUNV.

Application 

All applications are confidential. Interested candidates should submit on the following page: (1) letter describing interest in the position; (2) resume; (3) a legal writing sample, not more than 10 pages; and (4) references. Please upload both the writing sample and resume together as one PDF on the next page. If you are unable to upload the documents, please e-mail your application to aclunv@aclunv.org, with the subject: Staff Attorney Position. No phone calls please.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The ACLU of Nevada is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. 

Apply: https://ACLUNV.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=2

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The opening is for a full-time, nine-month appointment. It is a non-tenure track position, with an initial one-year contract and thereafter a three-year, rolling, presumptively renewable contract.

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DePaul University College of Law
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University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Detroit, MI

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University of Wyoming College of Law
Laramie, WY

This position will be tenure-track with duties commencing in the fall of 2015. For this position, we are seeking an entry-level professor with an interest in teaching business law including, for example, international business transactions, intellectual property, antitrust and related areas. We welcome applciations from entry-level and experienced teachers.

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Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law
Toronto, Ontario

Dalhousie University invites applications, expressions of interest in and nominations for the positino of Dean of the Schulich School of Law. The appointment will be effective July 2015, or as soon thereafter as possible.

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Widener University Schools of Law
Wilmington, DE / Harrisburg, PA

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University of South Dakota School of Law
Vermillion, SD

The University of South Dakota School of Law will have a lecturer in law position, which is a renewable, non-tenure track, nine-month teaching faculty position beginning the 2015-2016 academic year.  The lecturer will teach courses related to Legal Writing and Fundamental Skills, assist with co-curricular activities and the academic support program, and could teach one upper-division substantive class depending on candidate interest, qualifications, and the needs of the school.  All applicants must demonstrate performance in teaching and service relevant to the position.  The successful applicant must be a licensed attorney in a United States jurisdiction (a state or the District of Columbia) by the time of the appointment.The University of South Dakota School of Law also expects to have a tenure-track assistant professor, nine-month faculty position available for the 2015-2016 academic year to teach three commercial law courses, including Secured Transactions, and one course in another area.  The other area is flexible, depending on the interest and competency of the candidate, but international business transactions, international law, or intellectual property are probable areas of need.

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Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law
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The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Clinical Professor to teach in and direct the School’s Health Law Clinic. While this position is not in the tenure stream, it is part of a system of contracts progressing to renewable long-term contracts. The position will begin on July 1, 2015.

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Environmental Law Clinic Faculty Position

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Dean of Faculty of Law

University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Applications accepted until filled.

The University of Toronto is conducting an extensive international search for the position of Dean of the Faculty of Law, and invites expressions of interest, nominations and applications for the position. The appointment will be effective January 1, 2015, or as soon thereafter as possible.

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