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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
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
Per Semester:
Submission Deadline:2016-08-31

Contact's full name:Annette Mann
Title:Committee Coordinator
 4505 South Maryland Parkway, Campus Box 451003
 Las Vegas NV 89154-1003
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
Per Semester:
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
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
Per Semester:
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
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
Per Semester:
Submission Deadline:2016-09-15