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Contact's full name:Karen Bennett
Title:Dean's Office Manager
Organization:University of Virginia School of Law
 580 Massie Road
 Charlottesville VA 22903
Description:The University of Virginia School of Law seeks candidates for a non-tenure-track faculty position in the Legal Research and Writing Program. Duties include instructional responsibilities in legal research, legal writing, and oral advocacy; program planning; and supervision of student assistants. The preferred start date is between November 1, 2014, and January 1, 2015.J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and demonstrated ability in legal research and writing is required. Prior teaching experience is preferred.Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.Apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.edu (Posting Number 0614635). Include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Position Type:1-4 years
Faculty Vote:Yes
Per Semester:
Submission Deadline:2014-09-30

Contact's full name:Appointments Committee
Title:Appointments Committee
Organization:Texas A&M University School of Law
 1515 Commerce Street
 Fort Worth TX 76102
Description:TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks to expand its academic program and its strong commitment to scholarship by hiring two exceptional faculty candidates for tenure-track or tenured positions, with rank dependent on qualifications and experience. While the law school welcomes applications in all subject areas, it particularly invites applications in: (1) patent law (including related intellectual property subjects); and (2) legal analysis, research, and writing. Candidates must have a J.D. degree or its equivalent. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement and strong classroom teaching skills. This is an especially attractive time to join Texas A&M University School of Law. Since Texas A&M University acquired the law school from Texas Wesleyan University in August of 2013, applications for admission have increased by over 30 percent and development has grown exponentially, including multiple seven-figure endowed chairs. The law school is poised to build on its tradition of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and public service through the extensive resources and opportunities that result from being part of a world-class public university. 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 should email a résumé and cover letter indicating research and teaching interests to Professor Timothy Mulvaney, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, at appointments@law.tamu.edu. Alternatively, résumés can be mailed to Professor Mulvaney at Texas A&M University School of Law, 1515 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6509.
Position Type:tenure
Faculty Vote:Yes
Per Semester:
Submission Deadline:2014-09-30