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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: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:John Hertel
Title:Professor
Organization:U.S. Air Force Academy
 Department of Law
 2354 Fairchild Drive
 USAF Academy CO 80840
 
Phone:719-333-2832
Fax:
Email:john.hertel@usafa.edu
Website:http://www.usafa.edu/df/dfl/?catname=dfl
Description:The Department of Law anticipates filling a full-time 12-month Assistant Professor of Law position, beginning approximately 26 June 2017. The person hired can expect to teach Legal Research, Writing, and Advocacy. These gateway courses introduce Legal Studies majors to the research and communication skills needed to effectively advocate a position. They are similar to typical 1L research and writing courses in law school, except taught at the undergraduate level.

The successful applicant will also teach the core (required) course, Law for Air Force Officers, a survey course covering topics such as criminal and constitutional law, law of armed conflict, jurisprudence, and legal tools of military discipline. The person selected may also teach upper-level law courses as part of the Legal Studies major.

For a complete listing of courses please visit the Department of Law webpage: http://www.usafa.edu/df/dfl/?catname=dfl In lieu of tenure, presumptive re-appointments of up to four years in length are possible and will be based upon an assessment of performance, Air Force and departmental needs, and financial constraints. Over 90% of faculty are reappointed after their initial appointment. Duties will also include scholarship and service on committees related to the curriculum and the academic mission of the Academy. Academic promotions to associate and full professor are available based upon records of teaching, scholarship, and service. Faculty members will be expected to be in the office for a full duty day to be available to cadets and to participate in a variety of cadet activities in addition to teaching.

A Juris Doctorate degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school and a minimum of five years full-time teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level are required. Applicants will be assessed based on teaching credentials, scholarship, service, and education. Candidates with demonstrated experience in course and curriculum development and assessment, as well as experience teaching and mentoring students in legal research and writing are highly desirable. The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), located just north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is an undergraduate institution that awards the Bachelor of Science degree as part of its mission to educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead in the United States Air Force and in service to our nation. Faculty applications are invited from candidates who can contribute to this mission by interacting with cadets, both in and out of the classroom, as instructors and mentors. The student body consists of approximately 4,000 men and women representing every state and several foreign countries. The Academy faculty is an integrated group of military and civilian educators. The curriculum includes core academic and professional courses, and 27 disciplinary and interdisciplinary majors. The Department of Law is composed of 18 military and civilian attorneys and a small administrative staff.

How to Apply: Application instructions and further information is at www.usajobs.gov Type "Professor" in the Keyword box and "USAF Academy" in the Location box and click "Search." You must submit your application so that it will be received by the closing date of the announcement, Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Faxed, emailed or incomplete applications WILL NOT be accepted or considered--no exceptions.
Position Type:1-4 years
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:90+k
Students
Per Semester:
46-50
Submission Deadline:2016-10-19

Contact's full name:Rebecca Lee
Title:Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee
Organization:Thomas Jefferson School of Law
 1155 Island Avenue
 
 San Diego CA 92101
 
Phone:619-297-9700
Fax:
Email:facrecruit@tjsl.edu
Website:www.tjsl.edu
Description:THOMAS JEFFERSON SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin in the 2017-18 academic year. We are seeking entry-level and experienced applicants with a particular interest in teaching legal writing. Applicants should have a distinguished academic record and a record of or potential for significant achievement as scholars and teachers. Members of minority groups and others whose backgrounds will contribute to the diversity of the faculty are especially encouraged to apply.

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is an independent, fully ABA-approved, AALS member law school located in San Diego, California. The school occupies an eight story, state-of-the-art facility in the East Village neighborhood of downtown San Diego. Our dynamic, collegial, and diverse faculty, which includes 33 full-time faculty members, is highly prolific, having authored more than 70 books and 600 law review articles.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and any supporting materials by e-mail to FacRecruit@tjsl.edu, addressed to Rebecca Lee, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, with the subject line: FAC, followed by your name.
Position Type:tenure
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:90+k
Students
Per Semester:
46-50
Submission Deadline:2016-10-15

Contact's full name:Craig T. Smith
Title:Clinical Professor and Assistant Dean
Organization:University of North Carolina School of Law
 Campus Box 3380
 
 Chapel Hill NC 27599-3380
 
Phone:919-962-7059
Fax:
Email:crgsmith@email.unc.edu
Website:
Description:The UNC School of Law seeks to hire a full-time clinical faculty member to start in summer 2017. The person hired will generally teach two sections of two graded, three-credit, first-year courses: Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy (RRWA) I and II. Each section will have about 17 students, and each semester a professor starts fresh with different students. The person hired will likely have opportunities periodically to substitute a different course and, accordingly, to teach three rather than four RRWA sections in a year. The person hired will join the School of Law's nine-person Writing and Learning Resources Center (WLRC) (http://www.law.unc.edu/academics/wlrc). The WLRC is expanding because one member (Jon McClanahan) is now an associate dean and other members are increasingly teaching outside the first-year curriculum. Our experienced team is collaborative and creative. For example:

--We teach writing---and closely related skills---in ways that integrate research strategy, citation literacy, and professionalism
--We use an innovative textbook written by our colleague Alexa Chew and our former colleague (and now professional writer) Katie Rose Guest Pryal: The Complete Legal Writer (Carolina Academic Press 2016). The book pioneers a genre-discovery approach that promotes student autonomy by linking sample documents with clear explanations and teaching a systematic process for learning to write unfamiliar legal documents.
--WLRC members also provide some academic support and counseling in various ways.

Candidates must have a J.D., bar admission, and practice or clerkship experience. Candidates should have an outstanding academic record, the ability and desire to work collaboratively on an established team, and experience or demonstrated potential in teaching. A strong plus is additional experience or degrees in education, counseling, or academic excellence work. The individuals hired receive an initial three year, nine month appointment subject to long term contract renewal.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications must be submitted electronically at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/105835. Applications should include a resume or curriculum vitae, a letter of application, and contact information for four references. Confidential inquiries are welcome; contact Professor Craig Smith, Assistant Dean for the Writing and Learning Resources Center, at 919.962.7059 or crgsmith@email.unc.edu. For more information about School of Law, visit www.law.unc.edu.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Position Type:long-term
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:80-89k
Students
Per Semester:
31-35
Submission Deadline:2017-01-31

Contact's full name:Craig Hoffman
Title:Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives
Organization:Georgetown University Law Center
 600 New Jersey Ave. NW
 
 Washington DC 20001
 
Phone:202-662-9531
Fax:
Email:hoffmanc@law.georgetown.edu
Website:
Description:Responsibilities & Qualifications:
English as a Second Language (ESL) Fellow -- Graduate Legal Writing Program

In 2012, about 245 foreign LL.M. and S.J.D. students came to study at Georgetown from 70 different countries. Georgetown Law's Graduate Legal Writing Program offers a wide range of classes and workshops to help our foreign LL.M. and S.J.D students refine their abilities to communicate in English about the law. The Two-Year LL.M. with a Certificate in Legal English offers a full two-semester curriculum for students who want to focus on improving their Legal English language skills before entering the regular LL.M. Program.

The ESL Fellow teaches advanced academic English to foreign lawyer working on post-graduate law degrees, and with international J.D. students if assigned. The ESL Fellow, reporting to the Program Director, has duties that include but are not limited to:
-Assists in administering the programs of the Language Center.
-Facilitates small group and tutorial work.
-Carries out individual tutorial work.
-Teaches in the Summer Legal English Program.
-Assists with teaching in the Two-Year LLM Program.

Requirements:
-J.D. degree and/or Ph.D. in the field of applied linguistics, English as a second language, cross-cultural communication or a similar area
-At least 3 years--preferably 5 years--of experience teaching English to international graduate students
-Preference for aspiration to expand his/her teaching repertoire to include ESP in academic English and cross-cultural communication in a legal context
-Preference for experience in legal research & writing experience and/or experience teaching academic English to foreign students, as well as an interest in working with foreign lawyers

EEO Statement:
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Please apply by submitting your application to the following link: https://jobs.georgetown.edu/PD.php?posNo=20160877
Position Type:1-2 year fellowship
Faculty Vote:No
Salary:50-59k
Students
Per Semester:
36-40
Submission Deadline:2016-10-31

Contact's full name:Linda B. Puertas
Title:Director of Academic Skills, Visiting Asst. Prof.
Organization:University of California, Irvine, School of Law
 401 E. Peltason Drive
 
 Irvine CA 92697
 
Phone:949-824-3850
Fax:
Email:lpuertas@law.uci.edu
Website:www.law.uci.edu
Description:UCI Law is continuing to build its dynamic Academic Skills Program. We are recruiting for an Assistant/Associate Director of Academic Skills. The successful candidate's start date is flexible, anytime between now and summer of 2017.

We are looking for an experienced instructor who is able to teach Academic Skills courses in the curriculum, as well as work with students individually and in small groups. The courses include an upper-division Written Legal Analysis course, Legal Analysis of Evidence, and/or Legal Analysis and Writing for Practice.

Applicants can access AP Recruit by following this link:
https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03611
Anyone who is interested in being considered for the position should formally apply through this link.
Position Type:1-4 years
Faculty Vote:No
Salary:80-89k,90+k
Students
Per Semester:
<30
Submission Deadline:2016-10-20

Contact's full name:Kalyani Robbins
Title:Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee
Organization:Florida International University College of Law
 11200 SW 8th Street
 
 Miami FL 33199
 
Phone:305-348-8374
Fax:
Email:marsha.walker@fiu.edu
Website:
Description:Florida International University College of Law, a public law school located in Miami, Florida, seeks applicants for entry-level or lateral appointments for the position of Lecturer in Legal Skills and Values. The start date for the position is August 2017.

The College of Law's Legal Skills and Values program consists of two required courses in the first year of law school, and an additional required course by the end of a student’s fourth semester. We are seeking dedicated legal writing and skills teachers to teach legal research, analysis, and written and oral communication skills, all with a heavy emphasis on professionalism.

Lateral candidates should show a demonstrated record of teaching excellence. Entry-level candidates should show commitment to excellence in teaching and significant potential as law teachers. Experience in legal practice and/or judicial clerkships is preferred. JD required.

This is a full-time faculty appointment, with an initial one-year term, with the possibility of successive three-year or five-year terms. Anticipated salary is between $65,000 and $80,000, depending upon experience.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for Job Opening ID 512376 at facultycareers.fiu.edu. Candidates should attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single pdf. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted upon submission of an application. The Appointments Committee may request additional material such as teaching evaluations, writing samples, and letters of recommendation. Review will begin October 12, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offer 196 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU's Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
Position Type:long-term
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:60-69k,70-79k
Students
Per Semester:
31-35
Submission Deadline:2016-10-12