Thursday, September 6, 2012

another legal writing job opening

The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, is accepting applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in the area of legal research and writing. 

Each legal writing professor teaches approximately 35 first-year students, divided into 2 sections, during the fall and spring semesters. They teach predictive writing in the fall (graded, 3 credit hour class) and persuasive writing in the spring semester (graded, 2 credit hour class). They follow uniform assignment deadlines and assignment length. Beyond these requirements, however, each professor has full authority over how his or her class is taught. Basic legal research instruction is integrated into the first year curriculum. There will also be an opportunity to teach a small section of upper-level legal writing or another class of interest, during the spring semesters. 

Please address letters of application to Professor Brian Gallini, Chair Faculty Appointments Committee, Direct questions about the legal writing program at the University of Arkansas to Ann Killenbeck,

Applications are being reviewed now, on a rolling basis, with a list of candidate interviews to be finalized by the end of September.  

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 $70,000-$89,999, but the salary could be greater depending on experience and qualifications.
4. The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal research & writing professor will be 31-40.

(spl) J.D., Ph.D.

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