Thursday, July 14, 2011

job opening at Chapman

SideAngle Chapman University School of Law is seeking applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Legal Research & Writing.  Applicants must be admitted to at least one state Bar and have a superior law school academic record, legal practice experience, and demonstrable writing abilities.

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Legal Research and Writing will be responsible for teaching legal research and writing courses, including courses designed to assist those students who need more focused attention on writing skills.  The individual will also be expected to assist with the development of writing projects, and the implementation of writing and advocacy competitions for first-year law students.  The successful candidate will have a full-time, non-tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, depending on his or her experience and qualifications.   Final candidates will be required to undergo a background check.

Please send letters of interest to:
Professor Celestine Richards McConville
Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee
Chapman University School of Law
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

1.  The position advertised may lead to successive long-term contracts of five or more years.
2.  The professor hired will be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.
For personnel issues:  May vote on contract faculty personnel issues for candidates at or below the individual’s rank.  May not vote on personnel issues involving tenure track or tenured faculty.
3.  The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the range $80,000 - $89,999.
4.  The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal research & writing professor will be 41 - 45.
Typical teaching load is two classes per semester, approximately 20-22 students in each class.

hat tip:  Nancy Schultz


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