Tuesday, March 28, 2006

tenure-track legal writing positions

Drexel University's new College of Law has announced tenure-track openings for professors teaching legal research and writing.  Drexel anticipates filling at least one of these positions to teach its first law school entering class in the 2006-2007 academic year, and it anticipates filling another of these positions for the 2007-2008 academic year.  In addition, it invites applications from experienced legal research and writing professors interested in a visiting appointment.

Applicants must have a strong academic record and law practice experience, a demonstrated interest (and preferably experience) in teaching legal research and writing, and a demonstrated ability to produce quality scholarship.  Questions and applications (cover letter, resume, list of references and writing sample) may be sent to Professor Terry Jean Seligmann, LRW Director, via http://www.drexel.edu/law/inauguralfaculty.asp.

1.  The position advertised is a tenure-track appointment.  A visiting position is also possible.
2.  The professor hired will be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.
3.  The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the range of $80,000 to  $90,000 or more.
4.  The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal research & writing professor will be 36 - 40.

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