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Friday, June 17, 2011

Bar prep position at Chapman University

Chapman University seeks applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Bar Preparation.

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. With the university ranked in the top tier of western universities and the law school ranked number 104 in the Top Schools category by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained substantial recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about the Chapman University School of Law is available at

Candidates must be admitted to the California Bar and have significant teaching experience. We also prefer some degree of legal practice experience.

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Bar Preparation will be responsible for designing, coordinating and teaching courses that will prepare law students for a successful bar examination performance. This individual will be expected to devote considerable energy to helping graduates prepare for the bar examination, including, but not limited to, directing the law school’s summer supplemental bar exam program, meeting with students in groups and individually to respond to questions related to the bar exam, assisting students with their moral character applications, motivating students to devote the efforts required to be successful on the bar exam, and administering and critiquing mock bar multiple choice, essay, and performance test exams. The successful candidate will have a full-time, non-tenure track faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, depending on his or her experience and qualifications.

Final candidates will be required to undergo a background check.

Please send letters of interest to:

Professor Celestine Richards McConville

Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee

Chapman University School of Law

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

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