Friday, March 10, 2006

visiting position in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas School of Law (Fayetteville) is seeking teachers interested in joining its Legal Research and Writing program as a Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor for the 2006-07 academic year.

The Legal Research and Writing program covers three semesters, carries seven graded credits, and is taught by five full-time faculty members. LRW I focuses on analysis and objective writing; LRW II on appellate brief writing and oral advocacy, including a moot court component. LRW III is a required second year course which includes drafting of client letters, pleadings, a non-litigation document and a trial level memorandum. Appointment is for a nine month term (August - May).

Applicants should have a strong academic record, law practice experience, and a demonstrated interest in teaching legal research and writing. Prior legal writing teaching experience is strongly preferred. Please send, either electronically or in hardcopy, a cover letter, resume, list of references and a writing sample directed to:

Professor Terry Jean Seligmann
Director of Legal Research and Writing
University of Arkansas School of Law
Robert A. Leflar Law Center/Waterman Hall
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(501) 575-6939/FAX (501) 575-3022

1. The positions advertised are Visiting appointments for academic year 2006-07.
2. The professor hired will not be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.
3. The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the range $50,000 to $59,999.
4. The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal research & writing professor will be 41 - 45.

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