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Contact's full name:Professor Noah Weisbord
Title:Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee
Organization:Florida International University College of Law
 Rafael Diaz-Balart Hall
 11200 SW 8th Street
 Miami FL 33199
 
Phone:305-348-8375
Fax:
Email:vstorres@fiu.edu
Website:facultycareers.fiu.edu
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 2015. 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, to students in the first-year courses. 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. Relevant experience from legal practice is an asset. This is a full-time faculty appointment, with an initial one-year term, with the possibility of a three-year term and then successive five-year terms. Anticipated salary is between $60,000 and $80,000, depending upon experience. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a listing of three references. The Appointments Committee may request additional material such as teaching evaluations and letters of recommendation. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position or positions are filled. Please submit applications electronically to Professor Noah Weisbord - Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee at: Facultycareers.fiu.edu. When applying please reference Job Opening ID 508683. Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie-engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 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 over 200,000 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 also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/. 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.
Position Type:long-term
Faculty Vote:Yes
Salary:60-69k,70-79k
Students
Per Semester:
31-35
Submission Deadline:2015-03-01