Wednesday, August 8, 2012

job opening in Florida

ImagesNova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center in Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida, seeks applications for a faculty opening for 2013-2014 to teach in their Lawyering Skills & Values program. All candidates should have a J.D. or a degree of equivalent rank, at least two years of experience in the practice of law, an outstanding academic background, and a clear commitment to teaching and scholarship.

Appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor of Law, for one-year renewable contracts. After the fourth successful year of teaching, five-year renewable contracts are available, in compliance with ABA Standard 405(c). Contract faculty members have full voting rights with respect to all faculty issues including hiring, tenure, and promotion; are eligible for promotion in rank; receive full benefits with respect to travel, professional dues, and research assistants; and are eligible for the same research grants, sabbaticals, and other writing support as tenure-line faculty.

To apply by snail mail, send your resumé and cover letter to:
Professor Marc Rohr, Faculty Appointments Committee Chair, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, 3305 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida 33314-7721.

To apply by e-mail, send your resume and cover letter to, with a cc to Mr. Joe Baldelomar at

In your cover letter, indicate if you will be attending the AALS recruitment conference in October.

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.
3. The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary
in the range of $80,000 to $89,000.
4. The person hired will teach legal writing, each semester, to 30 or fewer students.


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