Friday, March 10, 2017

Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Position (Tenure-track) at University of Louisiana-Lafayette

Details about a legal studies assistant professor position at University of Louisiana-Lafayette are available here and below the break.  

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POSITION: Assistant Professor of Legal Studies (Tenure-track) EEO# BA 6-16

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Business Law, conduct scholarly research, demonstrate institutional citizenship through active engagement at the department, college, university, community, and professional levels, and discharge other duties normally associated with a university faculty appointment. A commitment to conducting peer-reviewed published research and related scholarly endeavors is essential.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited American Bar Association school and have a current license to practice law in any state. Knowledge of Louisiana Law is beneficial. Candidates are expected to engage in continuing legal education. Applicants must have an excellent academic record and demonstrate the ability to engage in high-quality teaching and research. Applicants must have authored (or co-authored) at least three articles in the past five years that have been accepted for publication in refereed, peer-reviewed business journals, legal journals, or law reviews. Evidence of participation in professional organizations is encouraged. Applicants must also provide evidence of undergraduate and graduate teaching effectiveness, particularly of the Uniform Commercial Code, Mineral Law, Intellectual Property Law, Tax Law, and/or Construction Law. Candidates will preferably have some experience and/or interest in teaching hybrid or online distance learning courses. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations. Applicants are expected to describe their commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment through their research, teaching, and/or service activities.

UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY: The mission of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is to offer exceptional education informed by diverse world views striving to develop innovative leaders who advance knowledge. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredits the University, which offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the arts, sciences, and professional programs. The University is a public research university with high research activity, an enrollment of over 18,000 students and 800 faculty members. UL Lafayette is the largest of nine universities in the University of Louisiana System. The University offers degree programs in 55 undergraduate disciplines, 15 postbachelor certificates, seven graduate certificates, the master’s degree in 28 disciplines and the doctorate in 10 disciplines. Additional information about the University is available on the University's webpage at http://louisiana.edu./ The B. I. Moody III College of Business Administration consists of four academic units in the disciplines of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, and Marketing and Hospitality Management. The College has an enrollment of about 2,100 students with approximately 60 full-time faculty and 20 part-time faculty. In addition, the College offers both MBA and MS in Accounting programs. The College and the Department of Accounting are accredited by the AACSB International. SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications, experience, and proven ability.

ANTICIPATED START DATE: Fall 2017 APPLICATIONS: The review process will continue until the position is filled. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act. - See more at: http://personnel.louisiana.edu/employmentopportunities/policy-nondiscrimination

Candidates should send a letter of application, current vita and transcripts, and three letters of reference to: Lucy L. Henke, Ph.D. Interim Department Head, Marketing and Hospitality University of Louisiana at Lafayette PO Box 43490 Lafayette, LA 70504-3490 henke@louisiana.edu, website: moody.louisiana.edu. The review process will continue until the position is filled. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act. 

See more at: http://personnel.louisiana.edu/employmentopportunities/policy-nondiscrimination

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