Monday, November 28, 2011

LRW job opening

Law-school-frontHofstra University School of Law invites applications for a position as an assistant/associate professor of legal writing.  This is a  full-time faculty position with renewable contracts potentially leading to eligibility for presumptively renewable five year contracts.  

Applicants must have a J.D. degree and have demonstrated excellence in legal research, writing, and oral communication skills.  Hofstra is particularly interested in applicants with previous experience teaching legal writing, though this is not a requirement.  
Interested applicants may send via email only a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to the attention of the secretary to the hiring committee, Ryan Duck, In the subject line, include the words “Legal Writing.”  Applications will be received until January 11, 2012.

1.  The position advertised may lead to successive long-term contracts of five or more years. Position complies with ABA Standard 405(c). 
2.  The professor hired will be permitted to vote in faculty meetings on all matters except appointments, reappointments, and promotion. 

3.  The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the range $70,000 - $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.

hat tip: Amy Stein


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