Saturday, November 17, 2007

job openings at American University, California Western, and University of Washington

American University’s Washington College of Law seeks applications for a full-time Academic Support and Legal Writing Position for Academic Year 2008-2009. The initial appointment is for two 12-month contracts, after which the person hired will be eligible for a 3-year contract, followed by a 5-year contract. The person hired will spend approximately half the time developing, administering, and teaching the Academic Support Program, and the other half teaching legal research and writing in the two-credit, two-semester Legal Rhetoric Program.

Send applications to Professor Teresa Godwin Phelps, Director - Legal Rhetoric Program, American University, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20016.

California Western School of Law, in San Diego, invites application for a full-time legal writing position to begin August 2008 in its directorless, three-semester legal skills program. The initial appointment is for a two-year, renewable contract. Beginning in the Fall 2008, the school will phase in an six-unit, second-year course that will combine Professional Responsibility, Legal Research and Writing, Skills Training, Problem Solving, Preventive Law, and Career Satisfaction. 

To apply for the position, mail a cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, names and contact information for three references, and a writing sample to Prof. Bobbie Thyfault, California Western School of Law, 225 Cedar Street, San Diego, CA 92101. While you may e-mail Prof. Thyfault for more information, do not submit applications by e-mail. The deadline to apply is January 15, 2008.

The University of Washington School of Law seeks applications for the position of full-time Lecturer (a contract position) beginning September 15, 2008. The initial appointment is for two years and is renewable.

You may apply via mail or e-mail, no later than January 15, 2008. Mail written applications, including a letter of intent, resume, and the names and addresses of references (or letters of reference) to Prof. Roland Hjorth, Chair, Initial Appointments Committee, University of Washington School of Law, William H. Gates Hall, Box 353020, Seattle, WA 98195-3020. Send e-mail applications to Assoc. Dean Lea Vaughn, University of Washington School of Law.

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