Monday, August 28, 2006

job opening in New Mexico

LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING INSTRUCTOR


The University of New Mexico School of Law seeks applications and nominations for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position to begin in August 2007.  The Lecturer III will teach in the Law School’s Legal Research and Writing Program.  Minimum requirements are a J.D. degree and two years of full-time law practice experience. Desirable qualifications include demonstrated research and writing ability, experience teaching legal writing in a law school, demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other faculty members, demonstrated ability to diagnose writing problems, and demonstrated ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds.  Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications.  Term:  Year to year.

To apply, send a signed letter of interest that addresses your qualifications, a resume, names, addresses and phone numbers of three references, and a practice related writing sample to:

Professor Barbara Blumenfeld

Chair, Search Committee

UNM School of Law

MSC11 6070

1 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM  87131-0001

For best consideration, please submit applications by September 30, 2006.  Recruitment will continue until opening is filled.  The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.



The position advertised:
__ a. is a tenure-track appointment.
__ b. may lead to successive long-term contracts of five or more years.
_X_ c. may lead only to successive short-term contracts of one to four years.
__ d. has an upper-limit on the number of years a teacher may be appointed.
__ e. is part of a fellowship program for one or two years.
__ f. is a part-time appointment, or a year-to-year adjunct appointment.

2. The professor hired:
_X_ a. will be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.
__ b. will not be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.
Additional information about the extent of the professor’s voting rights: Except on matters of tenure and promotion

3. The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the range checked
below. (A base salary does not include stipends for coaching moot court teams, teaching other
courses, or teaching in summer school; nor does a base salary include conference travel or other
professional development funds.)
__ a. $90,000 or more
__ b. $80,000 to $89,999
__ c. $70,000 to $79,999
__ d. $60,000 to $69,999
_X_ e. $50,000 to $59,999
__ f. $40,000 to $49,999
__ g. $30,000 to $39,999
__ h. this is a part-time appointment
paying less than $30,000
__ i. this is an adjunct appointment
paying less than $10,000

4. The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal research
& writing professor will be:
__ a. 30 or fewer
__ b. 31 - 35
__ c. 36 - 40
_X_ d. 41 - 45
__ e. 46 - 50
__ f. 51 - 55
__ g. 56 - 60
__ h. more than 60

hat tip:  Prof. Barbara Blumenfeld, University of New Mexico

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