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Monday, October 17, 2005

Endowed Visiting Chair, South Texas

Fred Parks Chair in Law

South Texas College of Law is soliciting nominations and applications for the Fred Parks Chair in Law. Created by the Board of Directors and Faculty, this endowed Chair honors Mr. Parks, a lawyer, entrepreneur and philanthropist. The Parks Chair is being offered as a Distinguished Visitorship.


South Texas would like to appoint a nationally recognized legal scholar for the visitorship. Candidates for the position should have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement, a genuine interest in mentoring younger faculty and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence. The Distinguished Visitor will serve for the 2006-2007 academic year and receive a competitive salary and benefits, a generous travel allowance and research assistance. The Chair will be expected to participate in the academic life of the College and will be provided the opportunity to conduct a scholarly conference on a topic of his or her choosing.


Applications and nominations should be submitted along with a cover letter containing a statement of research, teaching and conference interests no later than January 15, 2006 to:

Professor Cherie O. Taylor
Chair, Fred Parks Chair Search Committee
South Texas College of Law
1303 San Jacinto Street
Houston, TX 77002

FURTHER INFORMATION: More information on South Texas College of Law can be found at

. South Texas College of law is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

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