Tuesday, June 26, 2007
Professor Gail Stephenson sends the following announcement from sunny Baton Rouge:
"The Southern University Law Center invites applications for two legal writing faculty positions beginning in the 2007-2008 academic year. Please send a cover letter listing references, a resume, and any articles completed within the last 5 years or drafts of current works in progress. Please send applications to The Faculty Appointments Subcommittee, c/o Prof. John Pierre, Southern University Law Center, P. O. Box 9294, Baton Rouge, LA 70813. Application deadline is July 6, 2007.
"One or both of the positions may be visiting professorships; the visitors will be considered for a permanent position to open for the 2008-2009 academic year. Salary is $55,000 to $65,000, depending on experience. The legal writing faculty are eligible for 405c presumptively renewable 5-year contracts after 6 years of successful teaching and are allowed to vote on all matters except hiring, promotion and tenure. Responsibilities include teaching two sections of Legal Analysis & Writing with a total student load of 40-45 students.
"Established in 1947 and ABA-acredited, Southern University is a historically black university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the state capital. The law center has a diverse student body (approx. 60% black, 40% white) and a diverse faculty. The city located is on the Mississippi River and is an hour northwest of New Orleans. Direct questions about the legal writing program to Gail Stephenson, Director, at GStephenson@sulc.edu."