Monday, August 24, 2009

job opening at La Verne (Ontario, California)

The University of La Verne College of Law invites applications for one or more full-time, tenure-track positions in its directed legal writing program, beginning in the 2010-2011 academic year. The school may have interests in other areas, including property, though its needs in other areas are uncertain at this time. La Verne seeks candidates with a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service to the legal profession. Its mission is to educate ethically sensitive, practice-ready lawyers dedicated to community service.

La Verne Law is committed to its continued development as a vibrant, research-active academic community and excellence in scholarship is highly valued. Teaching for at least one year at an ABA-approved law school is preferred, though the school is interested in hearing from both entry-level and lateral candidates. It values faculty who are able to use their practice experience to innovate in the classroom and beyond. The rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor depends upon qualifications and experience.

For information about La Verne Law, visit its website. La Verne Law is provisionally approved by the ABA and plans to apply for full ABA approval in the 2009-2010 academic year. La Verne Law is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications that will enhance the diversity of the faculty.

To apply, mail or e-mail a cover letter describing teaching and scholarship interests and curriculum vitae, in Word or PDF format only, to Professor Juanda Daniel, Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee, 320 East D Street, Ontario, California 91764. Representatives of the school will be attending the AALS recruitment conference in November and interviewing people on campus. In the cover letter, indicate whether you will be attending the Conference.

ALWD/LWI required disclosures: The position advertised is a tenure-track appointment. The professor hired will be permitted to vote in faculty meetings. The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the $80,000 to $89,999 range. The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal research & writing professor will be 30 or fewer.


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