Tuesday, September 9, 2008

job openings at Tennessee

The University of Tennessee College of Law has openings for two or three full-time, tenure-track faculty positions to commence in the Fall Semester 2009.  The College’s primary curricular needs are in the areas of Family Law, Legal Writing and Analysis, and advocacy-related courses (Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation; Evidence; Pre-Trial Litigation; Trial Practice; etc.). The person will teach one legal writing section of approximately 15-18 students each semester and another course that may or may not be a writing-intensive course.

Legal Writing Professors are entitled to participate in faculty meetings and governance and to vote on all matters consistent with the rights of all tenure-track and tenured faculty.  The base salary range is in the $80,000s, and the persons hired will be eligible for summer research grants.  Successful applicants must have a strong academic background.  Significant professional experience is desirable.  Candidates also must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.

The Faculty Appointments Committee will interview applicants who are registered in the 2008 Faculty Appointments Register of the Association of American Law Schools at the AALS Faculty Recruitment Conference in Washington, D.C.  Applicants who are not registered in the AALS Faculty Appointments Register must mail a letter of intent, a resume, and the names and contact information of three references by October 24, 2008, to Professor John L. Sobieski, Jr., Co-Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, The University of Tennessee College of Law, 1505 W. Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, TN  37996-1810.

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