Monday, March 19, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DAVID A. CLARKE SCHOOL OF LAW (UDC-DCSL) invites applications for visitors to fill the tenure-track position of Director of Academic Support. We will consider exceptionally talented applicants at either the assistant or associate professor level. Candidates must demonstrate a record of strong academic performance and excellent potential for scholarly achievement. The position will begin in July 16, 2012.
We are looking for an experienced academic success professional who is familiar with the best practices in the field and interested in designing a state-of-the-art academic success program suitable for our mission. The mission of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law is to recruit and enroll students from groups under-represented at the bar, provide a well-rounded theoretical and practical legal education that will enable students to be effective and ethical advocates and represent the legal needs of low-income District of Columbia residents through the school’s legal clinics. UDC-DCSL is one of only six American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law schools at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). UDC is the nation’s only urban, public land grant university. UDC-DCSL is highly ranked: Top 10 in the nation in Law School Clinical Programs ((US News and World Report, 2010) ; tied for 2nd in the nation in diversity (US News and World Report, 2010) ; 5th most chosen by older students (Princeton Review, 2009) ; 6th in the nation in percent of African American Students (ABA) ; 6th most diverse faculty (Princeton Review, 2009) ; and 9th in the nation in percent of students of color (ABA). UDC-DCSL has a strong commitment to diversity among its faculty.
The position advertised is for a visiting appointment with a maximum two year appointment. The salary range for Associate Professor is $92,000 to $138,000. The salary range for Assistant Professor is $73,533 to $110,300.
Although we will accept applications until the position is filled, we strongly encourage interested applicants to submit applications by April 4, 2012 for complete consideration. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume. Contact: Professor Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, 4200 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Building 52, Room 315A, Washington, D.C. 20008. email@example.com