Monday, August 31, 2009

job opening at South Texas (Houston, TX)

South Texas College of Law invites applications for one or more full-time, tenure-track positions beginning in the 2010-2011 academic year. In particular, South Texas is seeking to hire two individuals to teach Legal Research and Writing. The Legal Writing program at South Texas is directorless and is taught by tenure-track professors. The school seeks candidates with a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service to the legal profession. Its mission is to provide an accessible legal education, distinguished by its excellence, to a diverse body of students committed to serving their communities and the profession. Students start classes in both the fall and spring and take classes during the day or evening.

South Texas is located in the heart of one of the largest legal and international business communities in the country.  Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, offers students unlimited opportunities to learn in the classroom and in the workplace while interning, clerking, or volunteering within blocks of the college.  In addition, the school is within walking distance of many of the cultural opportunities that Houston has to offer, including the theater district, baseball stadium, basketball arena, and numerous restaurants and concert venues.

To apply, send a cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably by email) to Professor Tim Zinnecker, Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee, 1303 San Jacinto Street, Houston, Texas 77019. For information about South Texas College of Law, visit the school's website. The school will be attending the AALS recruitment conference in November. In your cover letter, please 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 46-50.

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