Tuesday, August 18, 2009

job opening at Denver

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law anticipates hiring two or more full-time lecturer positions to begin in the 2010-2011 academic year.  The positions will be in its first-year legal research and writing program called Lawyering Process. Lawyering Process is a required first-year, 2-semester (six credit) course that utilizes small classes to teach legal research and writing, document drafting, and professional practice skills. The school seeks applications from experienced candidates with excellent academic records and demonstrated teaching ability, as well as applications from entry-level candidates with excellent academic records and demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching. Applicants must have a law degree; an interest in teaching; excellent legal research, analysis, reasoning, writing and communication skills; and the ability to work both independently and cooperatively. Prior teaching experience is preferred, and at least 2 years of legal practice experience is required.

For more information or to apply for these positions, visit the website https://www.dujobs.org/. Send questions or a second copy of your materials to Catherine Smith, Chair, Appointments Committee, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2255 East Evans Avenue, Denver, Colorado, 80208, or ontact her assistant, Jessica Neumann by e-mail or at 303-871-6305.

ALWD/LWI disclosures: The position advertised may lead to successive long-term contracts of five or more years. The professor hired will not be permitted to vote in faculty meetings. The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the $60,000 - $69,999 range.  (A base salary does not include stipends for coaching moot court teams, teaching other courses, or teaching in summer school; a base salary does not include conference travel or other professional development funds.) Legal Writing faculty are eligible and receive summer scholarship stipends. The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal research & writing professor will be 41-45. Teaching outside the LP program is allowed, currently as an overload.   

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