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Monday, March 19, 2007

University of Memphis Looking for Vistors

The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is seeking to fill several visiting positions for the 2007-2008 academic year.  Primary course needs include Contracts I (fall semester), Contracts II (spring semester), Business Organizations (fall semester), Civil Procedure I (fall semester), and Secured Transactions (spring semester).  Other possible areas of need include Remedies, Advanced Civil Procedure, Professional Responsibility, and Environmental Law. 

At this point we have substantial flexibility regarding one-semester or full-year visitorships.  The School of Law has a strong institutional commitment to the diversity of its faculty and is very interested in receiving expressions of interest from persons who will add to its diversity.  Please contact Professor Kevin H. Smith, Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, The University of Memphis, Memphis , Tennessee 38152 .

Electronic expressions of interest are strongly encouraged and should be submitted here.  The University of Memphis , a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an EEO/AA University. The School of Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap or disability, or sexual orientation.

[Miriam Cherry]

March 19, 2007 in Help Wanted | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Montana Looking for Visitor

Per Scott Burnham (Montana):  If you are interested in teaching contracts at The University of Montana for the 2007-2008 school year, contact Associate Dean Fritz Snyder

[Miriam Cherry]

March 7, 2007 in Help Wanted | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Friday, March 2, 2007

UNLV Looking for a Podium Visitor

UNLV's William S. Boyd School of Law is looking for a visitor to teach some combination of Contracts, Sales & Leases, Payment Systems, and Secured Transactions during the 2007-08 academic year.  If you are interested, please contact Associate Dean Joan Howarth.

[Keith A. Rowley]

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Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Mizzou and Tulane Looking for Commercial Podium Visitors

Visitors wanted in Sales, Secured Transactions, Modern Payment Systems, Negotiable Instruments or some combination of the above.  If interested in the Missouri position, contact James R. Devine, Associate Dean, University of Missouri School of Law, David Ross Hardy Professor of Law & Trial Practice; if interested in the Tulane position, contact Steve Griffin, Vice Dean, Tulane Law School. 

[Miriam Cherry/Hat tip: Blog Emperor Caron]

February 28, 2007 in Help Wanted | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Case Seeks New Dean

Case_law_school Case Western Law School is in the market for a new dean.  The school announced that Gerald Korngold has stepped down as dean and that a dean search committee has been formed.  Applications and nominations should be sent by November 15, 2005, to:

Professor Sharona Hoffman
Chair, Dean Search Committee
Case Western Reserve University
School of Law
11075 East Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44106

[Frank Snyder]

October 11, 2005 in Help Wanted | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Sunday, October 2, 2005

Tulsa Seeking UCC/Commercial Profs

This from the good folks at the University of Tulsa:

THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications from both entry-level and experienced faculty for one or more tenure-track and/or visiting faculty position(s) beginning in the 2006-2007 academic year.  Areas of teaching interest likely include: UCC, corporate law, commercial law and tax, as well as general curricular subjects.  We seek candidates with superior academic records from highly-regarded J.D. and/or graduate law programs and who, as demonstrated by their performance to date, have a proven record of excellence in scholarship and teaching or a strong potential to excel as scholars and teachers.  The University of Tulsa, an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff.  Members of under-represented groups (including people of color, people with disabilities, women, and veterans) are strongly encouraged to apply.  If you would like to learn more about the College of Law generally, you may visit our website at  Please submit letters of interest and resumes to Assoc. Prof. Janet Levit, Chair, Appointments Committee, University of Tulsa College of Law, 3120 E. 4th Place, Tulsa  OK 74104, or by email here.

[Frank Snyder]

October 2, 2005 in Help Wanted | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Saturday, October 1, 2005

Tennessee Seeks Business Law Visitor

The University of Tennessee is looking for a one-semester business law visitor, and is particularly interested in folks interested in coming into academia out of private practice.  Here's the notice:

THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for a one-semester visiting faculty position to commence in the fall semester of 2006 to teach business law related courses through the Clayton Center for Entrepreneurial Law.  Successful applicants must have a strong academic background and substantial, relevant practice experience.  Preference may be given to those applicants that are seeking to enter the academy from private practice.  Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.

The University of Tennessee welcomes and honors people of all races, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity.  The University of Tennessee College of Law provides equal opportunity in legal education for all persons, including faculty and employees, with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion and tenure, applicants for admission, enrolled students, and graduates, without discrimination or segregation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  In furtherance of the University's and the College's  fundamental commitment to a diverse faculty, minority group members and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications, including a letter of intent, resume, and the names and addresses of three references, should be sent to:

George W. Kuney
Associate Professor of Law and
Director of the Clayton Center for Entrepreneurial Law
The University of Tennessee
College of Law
1505 W. Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37996-1810

[Frank Snyder]

October 1, 2005 in Help Wanted | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, September 15, 2005

U of Idaho Seeking Contracts, Commercial Law

University_of_idaho The University of Idaho is looking for two tenure-track hires for next year.  Interests are in “Contracts, Commercial Law (particularly UCC Article 9 and State Debtor-Creditor Law), Bankruptcy, and Local Government as part of the College’s Business emphasis; and Criminal Law, Evidence, Practice Court (a simulated trial training course), Lawyering Process (a pretrial practice course), Civil Procedure, and Remedies.”  Contact is Prof. Elizabeth Brandt, College of Law, University of Idaho, PO Box 442321, Moscow, ID 83844-2321.  You can e-mail Prof. Brandt here.

September 15, 2005 in Help Wanted | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Hofstra looking for Commercial laterals

Hofstra_university "HOFSTRA LAW SCHOOL is expanding its faculty and seeks experienced lateral applicants for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions to begin in the 2006-2007 academic year.  We invite applications in all areas of law, but our strongest curricular needs include Business Organizations, Commercial Law, Securities, Transactional Skills and Tax as well as Environmental Law, Intellectual Property, Property, and Civil Procedure.  We have a strong institutional commitment to diversity and particularly welcome applications from women and minorities.  Applicants should have outstanding records as teachers and scholars."

Contact: Professor Nora V. Demleitner, Chair, Lateral Appointments Committee, School of Law, 121 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549, or by e-mail here.

[Frank Snyder]

September 14, 2005 in Help Wanted | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, September 8, 2005

Hamline Seeks Contracts Prof

Hamline_law_school Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota is looking for "promising scholar/teachers" to teach contracts  and commercial law.  Those interested should contact Professor Peter N. Thompson at this e-mail address.

[Frank Snyder]

September 8, 2005 in Help Wanted | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, September 7, 2005

Cleveland-Marshall seeking Contracts prof

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September 7, 2005 in Help Wanted | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Sunday, August 28, 2005

Help Wanted

Seattle_university Seattle University School of Law is seeking to hire a tenure-track professor to teach in the commercial law field.  They have particular interest in:  UCC sales and secured transactions; bankruptcy; and payment systems.  "International commercial law would also be a desirable complement to the American commercial law courses taught."  The school will consider both entry-level and experienced candidates.

For further information and a full statement of University hiring policies, interested parties should contact the Chair of the Appointments Committee, Professor Lily Kahng.  You can e-mail her here, or write by mail to:
Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue
Seattle WA 98122

[Frank Snyder]

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