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Contact's full name:Mary Wright
Title:Professor of Law
Organization:NCCU School of Law
 640 Nelson St.
 
 Durham NC 27707
 
Phone:919.530-6333
Fax:
Email:mwright@nccu.edu
Website:http:www.jobs.nccu.edu
Description:North Carolina Central University School of Law Job Description and Vacancy Announcement Assistant Professor -- Legal Writing Program

North Carolina Central University School of Law invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in its Legal Writing Program. The successful candidate will be appointed to a full-time, clinical track appointment at the School of Law. The position will be for two academic years with the possibility of renewal.

NCCU is a historically Black university located in Durham, North Carolina. The University offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional, professional and graduate programs. The School of Law has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report for its affordability and its clinical programs. More information about NCCU School of Law is available at http://law.nccu.edu.

The School of Law's mission has long been to provide an education and a voice to the underserved. As a school of opportunity, NCCU School of Law works to maximize the potential of students who often come from populations that are underrepresented in the legal field. The writing program operates against this backdrop and is a major part of the law school's dedication to an effective and affordable education.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The person hired for this position will be responsible for at least one section of the first-year legal writing program. The individual may also be called on to teach upper-level writing courses in the Legal Writing curriculum and assist with supervising the directed research projects of students. Other tasks related to the Legal Writing Program's administration and recruitment may be assigned.As a member of clinical faculty, the person hired will also serve as a member of assigned Law School and University committees and attend all faculty meetings and retreats; counsel and advise NCCU law students in their learning and career planning; and engage in professional and community service consistent with the mission, goals, and objectives of NCCU, NCCU Law School, and the Legal Writing Program.

Minimum Qualifications:
-Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited institution
-Outstanding law school academic record
-At least two years of demonstrable experience teaching legal writing to lawyers or law students

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to design and teach courses at the J.D. level
-Excellent oral and written English communication skills
-Excellent organizational and time management skills
-Excellent analytical skills
-Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software
-Experience with software related to legal education (e.g. Lexis, Westlaw)
-Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body

All applications must be submitted using the online portal found at https://jobs.nccu.edu. For more information, contact Professor Mary Wright, Professor of Law.
Position Type:long-term
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:70-79k
Students
Per Semester:
31-35
Submission Deadline:2016-08-31

Contact's full name:Annette Mann
Title:Committee Coordinator
Organization:UNLV
 4505 South Maryland Parkway, Campus Box 451003
 
 Las Vegas NV 89154-1003
 
Phone:702-895-2088
Fax:
Email:annette.mann@unlv.edu
Website:
Description:UNLV is excited to be hiring for a permanent position beginning in 2017. Here is our hiring announcement, followed by the usual disclosure form. If you have questions about the position, please don't hesitate to contact me. (terrill.pollman@unlv.edu) Or if you'd like to chat about the job, you can also look for Linda Berger, Linda Edwards, Lori Johnson,Terry Pollman or Rebecca Scharf at the LWI conference in Portland. We are excited to be looking for a new colleague and would love to talk to you.

Here is our ad:

UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS--WILLIAM S. BOYD SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications from entry-levels and laterals. The Boyd School of Law is a leading public law school with a reputation for a strong commitment to scholarship and teaching. The law school's state-of-the-art facilities are located in the center of the UNLV campus. UNLV is the state's largest comprehensive doctoral degree granting institution, including a new medical school. Applicants for law school faculty positions should submit a letter of interest along with a detailed resume, at least three professional references, and cites or links to published works. We anticipate hiring as many as three new faculty colleagues, although of course the number of available positions is contingent on funding. We invite applications from scholars in all subject areas, and are especially interested in deepening our strengths in the areas of Criminal Law, Business/Commercial Law, Health Law, and Legal Writing. We are also especially interested in hearing from professors who are interested in teaching a clinic. With respect to our clinics and legal writing program, please note that UNLV has a unified tenure track; accordingly, professors who teach clinics or legal writing have all of the privileges and scholarly expectations that are associated with tenure. Applications are considered on a rolling basis, and appointments would likely begin with the 2017-2018 academic year.

Contact: Please send application materials to the Appointments Committee Coordinator, Ms. Annette Mann, Faculty Appointments Committee, UNLV--Boyd School of Law, 4505 South Maryland Parkway--Campus Box 451003, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1003 or by email to annette.mann@unlv.edu. Members of the Appointments Committee are Thomas Main (chair), Michael Kagan, Terry Pollman, Jeff Stempel, Jean Sternlight, and Stacey Tovino.

UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.
Position Type:tenure
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:90+k
Students
Per Semester:
36-40
Submission Deadline:2017-01-01

Contact's full name:Rebecca Hutchison
Title:Coordinator for Appointments Committee
Organization:O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State Univ.
 MC9520 Arizona State University
 111 E. Taylor Street
 Phoenix AZ 85004-4467
 
Phone:480-965-6181
Fax:
Email:Rebecca.Hutchison@asu.edu
Website:
Description:The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time position commencing in August 2017 to teach first-year and upper-level courses in the College of Law's highly-ranked Legal Method and Writing program. The position offers a professional environment with job security that exceeds the requirements of ABA Standard 405(c). The College of Law is ranked nationally in the top 25 by U.S. News and has recently opened a new state-of-the-art building on ASU's downtown Phoenix campus.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment. This appointment is as a probationary academic professional, on track to continuing status, under the university title of Associate Instructional Professional. Information about Academic Professionals at ASU, including status, rank, titles, and appointment categories, can be found at http://www.asu.edu/aad/ manuals/acd/acd505-03.html.

Candidates must possess a J.D. degree and at least one year of experience teaching Legal Method and Writing courses to J.D. students at a fully-accredited law school. Preferred candidates will have a record of demonstrated excellence as a teacher, professional contributions in the field of legal writing, and service activities.

The application deadline is September 15, 2016 and if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. To apply, please submit a resume, a statement of interest, and the contact information for two references. Successful applicants may be invited on campus for an interview, though in rare cases an interview may take place by telephone or by video. Please direct inquiries and applications to Ms. Rebecca Hutchison, Coordinator for Appointments Committee, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, MC9520 Arizona State University 111 E. Taylor St. Phoenix, AZ 85004-4467 or electronically to: Rebecca.Hutchison@asu.edu.

Additional information about the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Arizona State University is available at: law.asu.edu.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html; https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/
Position Type:tenure
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:70-79k,80-89k
Students
Per Semester:
36-40
Submission Deadline:2016-09-15

Contact's full name:Professor Bernadette Genetin
Title:Associate Professor of Law
Organization:University of Akron School of Law
 150 University Avenue
 School of Law
 Akron OH 44325-2901
 
Phone:330 972 7331
Fax:
Email:genetin@uakron.edu
Website:http://www.uakron.edu/law/about-us/
Description:Legal Research & Writing Faculty Positions Ad 2016

The University of Akron School of Law invites applications for two full-time faculty appointments to teach legal writing in its J.D. program, beginning in the fall of 2017 at the rank of Assistant Professor of Legal Writing. The professors will each teach 10-12 credits per year of some combination of first-year legal writing courses and upper-level legal drafting courses. Candidates hired as Assistant Professors of Legal Writing will serve on a probationary basis for their first two years, then be eligible for reappointment under a three-year term, followed by eligibility for reappointment under presumptively renewable five year terms.

Candidates should have strong academic records (including a J.D. or its equivalent) and either experience in law practice or a judicial clerkship (or both). They should be able to show a strong interest and competency in teaching legal research and writing. Candidates should also show a record of or potential for successful scholarly publication.

The University of Akron School of Law is a public, mid-size law school of approximately 450 students located in the Akron/Cleveland metropolitan area. Akron Law offers excellent teaching, relatively low tuition and a commitment to student success, as well as a strong relationship with the local and regional bars. Akron Law prides itself on outcomes including our high bar passage rate, strong job placement, award-winning clinical programs, national championship trial team program and various areas of excellence.

Akron Law is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We are also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.

The University of Akron is the region's most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a highly skilled workforce, and known for an innovative approach to higher education. With nearly 26,000 students and more than 300 associate, bachelor's, master's, doctorate, and law degree programs, UA offers career-focused and experiential learning. From polymers to psychology, to engineering and integrated marketing communications, to education and choreography, UA brings together various disciplines in ways that provide students with life-long skills, internships and co-ops, opportunities for academic research, study abroad, on-campus student employment and service projects designed for diverse groups of learners, including full-time, part-time and on-line students, veterans, and adults returning to the classroom.

Required Qualifications: A Juris doctor or equivalent law degree, and either experience practicing law or a judicial clerkship (or both).

Preferred Qualifications: A demonstrated record of or potential for successful scholarship and teaching.

For complete details and to apply for these positions, visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs. Job ID# 9651. Applying for one position will automatically count as applying for the other, so there is no need to apply for both positions. While all candidates are required to submit their applications via this centralized system, please feel free to direct any inquiries to Professor Bernadette Genetin, Chair of the search committee, at genetin@uakron.edu. For assistance with your application or attachments please call 330-972-8431. Review of applications will begin immediately. Anticipated start date: August 15, 2017.

The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
Position Type:long-term
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:70-79k
Students
Per Semester:
41-45
Submission Deadline:2016-09-15

Contact's full name:Joel Atlas
Title:Director, The Lawyering Program
Organization:Cornell Law School
 Myron Taylor Hall
 
 Ithaca NY 14853
 
Phone:(607) 255-2000
Fax:
Email:jba23@cornell.edu
Website:http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/academics/lawyeringprogram/
Description:The Lawyering Program at Cornell Law School seeks candidates for a full-time position commencing in the 2017-18 academic year. The year-long Lawyering course introduces first-year students to lawyering skills, with primary emphasis on legal writing, analysis, and research. Lawyering faculty collaborate to ensure a uniform core curriculum, but they retain substantial academic freedom. Law librarians teach the research component of the course.Lawyering faculty teach one section of the Lawyering course and, after two years, also teach an upper-level, skills-related course.Positions in the program are not tenure track but are eligible for long-term renewal. Entry-level faculty start with a three-year contract (eligible for renewal for another three years) and after six years are eligible for renewable, five-year contracts. The Dean may provide summer grants to faculty to work on individual and collective projects. Benefits are competitive and include a budget for research and travel. Applicants must have a J.D., excellent academic credentials, a strong writing background, and substantial legal-practice experience (a minimum of three years is strongly preferred). Teaching experience is also preferred. We encourage applications from those whose background and experience would add to the diversity of the faculty. Applicants should mail (hard copies only) a cover letter, resume, law-school transcript, the names of three references, and two writing samples to Joel Atlas, Director, The Lawyering Program, Cornell Law School, Myron Taylor Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853. The closing date for applications is September 30, 2016. We intend to interview candidates at the AALS recruitment conference in Washington, D.C., in October 2016.
Position Type:long-term
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:80-89k
Students
Per Semester:
31-35
Submission Deadline:2016-09-30

Contact's full name:Mark Spiegel
Title:Professor of Law
Organization:Boston College Law School
 885 Centre Street
 
 Newton MA 02459
 
Phone:617-552-4326
Fax:
Email:lrrwsearch@bc.edu
Website:
Description:Boston College Law School invites applications for a full-time legal writing faculty position to teach Law Practice 1 and Law Practice 2. Law Practice 1, a graded three-credit course, uses simulated problems to teach professional skills in legal problem solving, including legal analysis, legal research, and oral and written communication. Law Practice 2, a graded two-credit course, focuses on development of legal writing skills.

Candidates must have a degree from an accredited law school, excellent writing and analytical skills, a strong academic record, and experience in law practice or a judicial clerkship. Teaching experience is preferred. The position, which will begin August 1, 2017, may lead to a form of security reasonably similar to tenure. A tenure track appointment may be possible, depending on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected under federal, state or local law. We strongly encourage women, minorities and others who would enrich the diversity of our academic community to apply. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity. Boston College Law School, part of a Jesuit, Catholic university, is located in Newton, Massachusetts, just outside Boston.

To apply, please send a statement of interest and resume with three references by email to Professor Mark Spiegel at lrrwsearch@bc.edu. Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2016.
Position Type:long-term
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:90+k
Students
Per Semester:
41-45
Submission Deadline:2016-11-01

Contact's full name:Professor Michael T. Flannery
Title:Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee
Organization:UALR William H. Bowen School of Law
 1201 McMath Avenue
 72202-5142
 Little Rock AR 72202-5142
 
Phone:501-324-9959
Fax:
Email:Mxflannery@ualr.edu
Website:http://ualr.edu/law/
Description:The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position to teach in our autonomous Research, Writing and Analysis (RWA) program. The position is available beginning August 2017. The successful candidate will teach two sections of first-year RWA (a six-credit, two-semester course sequence) and periodically may teach other courses. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. Minimum qualifications are a J.D. from an accredited law school and strong writing and interpersonal skills. Preferred qualifications include outstanding academic credentials, prior teaching experience, and law review or moot court service.

Little Rock is the capital city and largest metropolitan area in Arkansas, boasting extremely affordable housing, cultural attractions, and close proximity to extensive recreational areas. The Bowen School of Law is located in revitalized downtown Little Rock, less than two miles from the state capitol, the federal, state, and county courthouses, the largest law firms in the state, and the Clinton Presidential Library. Housed in a spacious 150,000 square foot, completely renovated building, the law school is situated within the historic Quapaw Quarter, next to MacArthur Park, the MacArthur Museum of Military History, and the Arkansas Arts Center.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, together with a cover letter indicating teaching and scholarly interests and three references, to Professor Michael T. Flannery, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, UALR William H. Bowen School of Law, 1201 McMath Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-5142, or to Mxflannery@ualr.edu. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, an Equal Opportunity Employer, affirms the values and goals of diversity and strongly encourages the applications of all candidates, including women and candidates from historically under-represented groups.
Position Type:tenure
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:80-89k,90+k
Students
Per Semester:
36-40
Submission Deadline:2016-10-15

Contact's full name:David Romantz
Title:Associate Professor of Law
Organization:University of Memphis School of Law
 1 North Front Street
 
 Memphis TN 38103
 
Phone:9016783232
Fax:
Email:dromantz@memphis.edu
Website:
Description:The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, anticipates hiring up to three full-time faculty members to teach in the Legal Methods program beginning Fall 2017. Legal Methods is a rigorous, required first-year legal research, writing, and analysis course. The Law School anticipates that each professor would teach Legal Methods I (fall) and Legal Methods II (spring) with approximately thirty-six students each semester.

The legal writing professors and our Director of Legal Methods will work collaboratively to implement and coordinate the program, including identifying and designing aspects of the program that will be consistent across all sections, but the legal writing professors will have substantial autonomy in formulating course content. The position is not tenure-track.

Candidates should have an outstanding academic record, demonstrated excellence in legal research and writing, and excellent communication skills. Candidates must have a J.D., bar admission, and at least two years' practice experience. Candidates should have a strong desire to teach legal research and writing to first-year law students as well as a desire and ability to work collegially in a collaborative environment. Teaching experience is desired but not required. The positions are contingent on available funding. The Law School anticipates that the annual academic year base salary will be $60,000. Tennessee does not have an income tax, and, in several different surveys, Memphis consistently ranks in the top ten for having one of the lowest costs of living in the United States. Additionally, the positions will be benefits eligible. (See http://www.memphis.edu/benefits/info/retirement.php for more information.) The Law School encourages expressions of interest from candidates whose backgrounds will contribute to the diversity of the faculty. Please forward a letter of interest, a resume or C.V., and a list of three references by September 16, 2016, to Professor David S. Romantz, Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee, at dromantz@memphis.edu. Please submit your materials in a single Word or .pdf document with the subject line "LM 2016 [your name]."

The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Position Type:1-4 years
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:60-69k
Students
Per Semester:
31-35
Submission Deadline:2016-09-16

Contact's full name:Gabriel Eckstein
Title:Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee
Organization:Texas A&M University School of Law
 1515 Commerce St.
 
 Fort Worth TX 76102
 
Phone:(817) 212-3912
Fax:
Email:appointments@law.tamu.edu
Website:law.tamu.edu
Description:TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks a full-time faculty candidate to fill a tenure-track or contract position in its Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing Program. From its tenure-track positions to its expanded writing center, Texas A&M University School of Law prioritizes legal analysis, research, and writing. Our program consists of eight required credit hours of first year and upper-level specialized drafting courses.

Candidates must have a minimum J.D. degree or its equivalent. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement and strong classroom teaching skills.Additionally, while the law school primarily is interested in entry-level candidates, more experienced candidates may be considered to the extent that their qualifications respond to the law school's needs and interests. Texas A&M Law School has a unified tenure track system that requires all tenure-track and tenured faculty to engage in scholarship in addition to teaching and service.

Texas A&M University is a tier one research institution and American Association of Universities member. The university consists of 16 colleges and schools that collectively rank among the top 20 higher education institutions nationwide in terms of research and development expenditures. As part of its commitment to continue building on its tradition of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and public service, Texas A&M acquired the law school from Texas Wesleyan University in August of 2013. Since that time, the law school has embarked on a program of investment that increased its entering class credentials and financial aid budgets,while shrinking the class size; hired nineteen new faculty members, including thirteen prominent lateral hires; improved its physical facility; and substantially increased its career services,admissions, and student services staff.

Texas A&M School of Law is located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, one of the largest and fastest growing cities in the country. The Fort Worth/Dallas area, with a total population in excess of six million people, offers a low cost of living, a strong economy, and access to world class museums, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Texas A&M welcomes applications from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will enhance the rich diversity of the university's academic community. Applicants should email a resume; and cover letter indicating research and teaching interests to Professor Gabriel Eckstein, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, at appointments@law.tamu.edu. Alternatively, resumes can be mailed to Professor Eckstein at Texas A&M University School of Law, 1515 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6509.
Position Type:tenure
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:90+k
Students
Per Semester:
31-35
Submission Deadline:2016-10-01