Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position as Director of its Legal Skills and Professionalism Program.
JMLS seeks a candidate who can carry out the duties of the Director mindful of the talents and needs of the other skills faculty and who will work with his or her skills colleagues, using strong leadership, communication, and consensus-building skills. Successful candidates will have excellent academic qualifications, at least five years of practice experience, strong scholarly potential, and a strong interest in the practical training of lawyers. Successful experience in teaching, leading colleagues in an academic setting, developing course syllabi, and drafting hypothetical problems for use as writing assignments is strongly preferred. The Director should also be committed to identifying opportunities for bringing further national recognition to the school’s skills program.
Please email (no hard-copies please) your CV and letter of interest no later than October 21, 2011. The letter of interest should explain your interest in the practical training of lawyers and in leading the skills program. Send information to: Associate Professor Suparna Malempati, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, please contact Associate Professor Malempati via email.
1. The position advertised is a tenure-track appointment.
2. The professor hired will be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.
3. The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the range $50,000
4. The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal writing professor will be 36-40.