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Contact's full name:Mary Garvey Algero
Title:Professor of Law
Organization:Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
 7214 St. Charles Avenue, Campus Box 901
 New Orleans LA 70118
Description:LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS COLLEGE OF LAW invites nominations and applications for its Westerfield Fellows Program.
This program is designed for individuals pursuing a career in law teaching and seeking to gain law teaching experience, while being afforded time to devote to scholarly writing and publication. Applicants should have strong academic credentials, writing experience, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Fellows will be responsible for teaching legal reasoning, legal research, legal writing, and oral advocacy skills to two sections of first-year law students in a three credit hour class each semester. Fellows will teach their own classes, but will have the benefit of working under the guidance of an experienced director in a program in which the director and the fellows coordinate the content and pace of the courses. Fellows will also have a student teaching assistant to aid them with their courses.
The College of Law is located in a largely residential area of New Orleans, one of the most culturally diverse cities in the United States, with unique cuisine, numerous museums and historical sites, and a flourishing arts community. New Orleans is also the seat of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as other lower courts.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: Professor Mary Garvey Algero, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 7214 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118; e-mail: algero@loyno.edu.
The College of Law encourages applications from women and minorities. Applicants whose backgrounds or scholarly interests would enhance our faculty diversity are especially encouraged to apply.
Position Type:1-2 year fellowship
Faculty Vote:No
Per Semester:
Submission Deadline:2015-04-30

Contact's full name:James McGrath
Title:Professor of Law, Director of Academic Support
Organization:Texas A&M University School of Law
 1515 Commerce Street
 Fort Worth TX 76102
Description:Texas A&M is hiring an Assistant Director of Academic Support. The person hired will assist in developing and managing of all aspects of the First-Year, Peer Tutoring and Upper-Level Academic Support Program, in conjunction with the Faculty Director and the other Assistant Director of Academic Support. In addition, the Assistant Director contributes to developing and managing the "Preparing for Bar" Course, Bar Mentoring Program, Bar Scholarships, and other Bar Exam preparation materials and services.

Candidates must have a JD, and should have some experience in legal education. Texas A&M University School of Law is located in vibrant downtown Fort Worth. The Fort Worth/Dallas area, with a total population in excess of six million people, offers a low cost of living and a strong economy.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Texas A&M University welcomes applications from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will enhance the rich diversity of the law school's academic community. Applicants can apply directly online at: https://jobpath.tamu.edu/postings/82340. Please also send your resume or cv directly to Professor James McGrath, Professor of Law and Director of Academic Support - jmcgrath@law.tamu.edu. Alternatively, resumes can be mailed to Professor McGrath at Texas A&M University School of Law, 1515 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6509.
Position Type:1-4 years
Faculty Vote:No
Per Semester:
Submission Deadline:2015-05-10

Contact's full name:Adam Lamparello and Charles E. MacLean
Title:Directors of Experiential Legal Writing
Organization:Indiana Tech Law School
 1600 East Washington Boulevard
 Fort Wayne IN 46803
Phone:(260) 422-5561 ext. 3447, 3450
Fax:(260) 399-2855
Description:Indiana Tech Law School anticipates hiring one or more professors to teach one section of legal writing and one first-year or upper-level doctrinal course. Successful candidates may also have the option of teaching in one of the Law School's clinics, which will include the United States Supreme Court Clinic, the Law and Public Policy Clinic, and the Neuroscience and Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic.

The positions are full-time (nine months), tenure-track, with full voting rights and committee participation. Salary is approximately $90,000, with a generous benefits package that includes health insurance and retirement savings. Additionally, all professors receive a personal development budget to enable participation at conferences nationwide and to promote meaningful scholarship.

This is a unique opportunity to be on the ground floor of an innovative law school, to help develop a rigorous and cutting-edge program of legal education, and to produce competent practitioners and public policy advocates.

Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Adam Lamparello (axlamparello@indianatech.edu) and Charles E. MacLean (CEMaclean@indianatech.edu).
Position Type:tenure
Faculty Vote:Yes
Per Semester:
Submission Deadline:2015-06-01