Saturday, February 16, 2008

job openings at Suffolk, Southwestern

Suffolk University Law School may have an opening for a full-time, non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Legal Writing to teach three sections of a required first-year course on legal research, analysis, writing, and oral advocacy. The position is a one-year contract subject to renewal, with the opportunity for long-term contracts, beginning on July 1, 2008.  Applicants should have outstanding academic credentials. Judicial clerkships and experience in practice or teaching are strongly preferred. Send a resume, law school transcript, and short writing sample, by March 7, 2008, to Professor Andy Perlman, Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont Street, Boston, MA  02108.

Southwestern Law School seeks entry-level or experienced applicants for the full-time position of Associate Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing, and Skills (LAWS), beginning in Fall 2008, and instructing first-year law students in our year-long (six credit hours) legal analysis, writing, and skills course.  One-year contracts are awarded for the first three years of the professor’s appointment, and faculty thereafter may apply for renewable five-year contracts as Professors of LAWS; LAWS professors have full faculty voting rights. Applicants must have a law degree, strong academic record, and at least two years of post-law school experience, demonstrating the potential for excellence in teaching legal writing and lawyering skills. Send application by e-mail to


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