Sunday, October 15, 2023
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is looking for a motivated individual to join the
school in a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position as either an Assistant or Associate
Professor of Practice (based on experience) and member of the Academic Achievement
and Bar Success (‘AABS’) team.
The role will entail working with students and alumni to enhance, develop, and expound
upon the critical skills associated with success in law school and on the bar exam.
AABS offers instruction and assistance in a variety of formats, including one-on-one
counseling, conducting mandatory and nonmandatory workshops, teaching required bar
success courses, and developing specialized course offerings available to all enrolled
students and graduates preparing for the bar exam. The position may have some
weekend responsibilities but generally is a Monday-Friday position.
This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with commensurate voting rights.
This position will have opportunities for advancement and renewal, after an interim
period. This is an in-person role, located at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in
Ideal Experience and Qualifications:
Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, excellent academic
credentials, and a demonstrated commitment to working with students to improve their
academic performance. Applicants must have passed a bar in at least one jurisdiction
within the United States. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience
teaching in academic success or legal writing programs and to those who demonstrate
a commitment to long-term student success.
● Provide insight into student progress, develop departmental programming, and
develop data-driven programming.
● Help manage, implement, and facilitate all components of the academic support
program at the law school, including day-to-day activities of academic mentoring
and achievement programming.
● Teach educational workshops to students in the day and evening divisions on
topics, such as briefing, course outlining, and exam performance. Provide
learning strategies and techniques to enhance and leverage the academic skills
that underlie law school success.
● Work one-on-one with students in the day and evening divisions to strengthen
the academic skills of critical reading, briefing, outlining, and legal analysis.
Individual counseling serves all students, with a special emphasis on students
identified as academically at risk.
● Provide written, formative feedback to students on practice problems and/or
● Help develop and assess the academic success program by collecting and
maintaining data relevant to academic performance.
● Help develop personal action plans for students studying for law school exams
and bar exams.
● Evaluate academic strengths and opportunities for improvement, develop
long-term academic plans, and assist in providing effective instruction to help
leverage optimal student performance.
● Stay current on educational learning theory.
● Pursue bar exam success outcomes and develop subject matter knowledge.
● Perform other duties as needed within AABS.
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School values a diverse workforce and inclusive culture.
We are committed to providing equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital
status, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. We encourage applications from all
qualified individuals. Applicants with disabilities who may need accommodations in the
application process are welcome to contact Director Cynthia Davenporte directly.
All interested candidates should submit their letter of interest, a current CV or resumé,
and three professional references to:
Director of Human Resources
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School
245 Peachtree Center Ave., NE, Suite 1900
Atlanta, Georgia 30303