Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Campbell University - Norman A. Wiggins School of Law - Hiring

Campbell University's Norman A. Wiggins School of Law in Raleigh, NC is hiring for two positions. They are especially interested in candidates in the following areas: (1) business organizations, (2) commercial law (including sales law), and/or contracts. Details here or after the break. 

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POSITION:               Assistant, Associate or Professor of Law  

DEPARTMENT:        Norman A. Wiggins School of Law, Raleigh

STATUS:                   9-Month Tenured/Tenure-Track

 

Position Summary:

Campbell University School of Law invites individuals to apply for up to two open faculty positions. These tenured or tenure-track faculty positions are nine-month appointments that will begin in August 2022 at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor. We are seeking candidates to teach required courses in (1) business organizations as well as (2) commercial law (including sales law), and/or contracts. We prefer candidates who are also able to teach upper-level elective courses in business/transactional/planning. We are also interested in candidates who, in addition to teaching one or more of the required courses, are able to teach family law, health-care law, or professional responsibility. Candidates should exhibit strong teaching skills and be committed to maintaining an ongoing research effort. A commitment to academic excellence and the ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, students, and colleagues is expected. Successful candidates should expect their annual course packages to include one or more required, large-enrollment courses.  All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and outstanding teaching reviews. We welcome applications from candidates whose background will contribute to excellence through institutional diversity. Cover letters must explain how the candidate is able and willing and able to support each of the five distinctives set forth below.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience.

Campbell University is informed and inspired by its Baptist heritage and three basic theological and biblical presuppositions: learning is appointed and conserved by God as essential to the fulfillment of human destiny; in Christ all things consist and find ultimate unity; and the Kingdom of God in this world is rooted and grounded in Christian community. Campbell University embraces the conviction that there is no conflict between the life of faith and the life of inquiry.

Located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, Campbell University School of Law is a highly demanding, purposely small community of faculty and students whose aim, guided by transcendent values, is to develop lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the practice of law as a calling to serve others and to create a more just society.  To that end, the law school has adopted the following distinctives: (1) we offer an academic program that is highly demanding; (2) we bring together the theoretical and practical to produce thoughtful and talented lawyers; (3) we utilize the talents of a faculty that is profoundly committed to students and teaching; (4) we view the practice of law as a calling to serve others; and (5) we offer a Christian perspective on law and justice.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cooperate with other designated faculty to implement a coordinated curriculum, inclusive of learning objectives
  • Develop and manage course materials from learning objectives and recommendations from Associate Dean and/or Curriculum Committee
  • Administer tests, assignments and other exercised that permit measure of knowledge, abilities and/or performance relative to the course learning objectives
  • Maintain effective and timely communications with students and staff at all times
  • Provide students with individual feedback on assessments
  • Administer exams according to Law School guidelines
  • Complete student record keeping and submit grades in a timely and accurate manner
  • Participate in departmental, faculty and staff meetings as requested
  • Uphold and abide by Campbell University policies and procedures, including but not limited to Title IX, and Information Security, including but not limited to FERPA and other state and federal mandates
  • Other job-related duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

Education/Experience: 

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Prior teaching experience with the target courses is advantageous, but not required
  • At least two years of practice experience in area(s) relevant to target courses is preferred, either through private practice, government or public service

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated skill in teaching and mentoring students
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate tact, a positive attitude, courtesy and discretion in dealing with faculty, staff, students, university officials and outside constituencies
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times
  • Work independently and function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people
  • Comprehensive computer skills, with the ability to learn and utilize new and emerging technology
  • Knowledge regarding usage of Blackboard and web- based applications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and common methods of digital communication such as web conferencing, web/text chat
  • Familiarity using/administering social media platforms
  • Exercise independent judgment in complex, new, and/or stressful situations
  • Manage multiple, concurrent projects, and meet set deadlines
  • Adaptability, flexibility and a willingness to work in a changing environment
  • This position demands accuracy, honesty, integrity and the ability to work within the Christian mission of Campbell University.

To Apply For This Position:  

Campbell University is unable to accept paper or email applications. Interested parties may submit their candidacy by clicking on the “Apply Now” button below, or, if you are viewing this posting via an outside source, visit us online at http://www.campbell.edu/employment/  to apply. IMPORTANT: A cover letter (including discussion of the five Campbell Law distinctives), required transcripts, C.V. with references, and research agenda must be submitted via the online process as part of the application process. Applications without these attachments may be considered incomplete.  If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email employment@campbell.edu.  Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Campbell University maintains a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Accordingly, the University is committed to administering all educational and employment activities without discrimination as to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity or national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status and any other characteristic protected by law, except where appropriate and authorized by law. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: hiring; upgrading; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Employees and applicants of Campbell University will not be subjected to any form of harassment or discrimination for exercising rights protected by, or because of their participation in, an investigation or compliance review related to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998, or any other federal or state nondiscrimination law, rule, or regulation.

Campbell University also maintains affirmative action programs to implement our equal employment opportunity policy. Employees or applicants who wish to review appropriate portions of these affirmative action programs may schedule an appointment to do so by contacting Human Resources at the Buies Creek campus, during normal business hours.

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