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University of Oklahoma College of Law Seeking Visiting Faculty Spring 2025

University of Oklahoma College of Law is pleased to announce that it is currently seeking applicants for visiting professor position(s) for Spring 2025 of the upcoming academic year. The law school has a number of curricular needs, but is especially interested in candidates specializing in bankruptcy, secured transactions, consumer law and finance, and payment systems.

Screenshot 2024-04-12 at 6.00.13 AMVisiting faculty are responsible for teaching and assessing law students in their courses. There are no required scholarship or service obligations, although opportunities for both will be available if desired. A candidate must have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, demonstrated expertise in the area of law covered by their course package, and a commitment to teaching excellence. The visiting faculty member will need to be in residence in Norman or be willing to commute to Norman to teach classes and hold office hours a minimum of 3 days a week.

Founded in 1909, the University of Oklahoma College of Law is Oklahoma's only public law school and was ranked 51st best law school in the nation by U.S. News Report in 2023. OU Law is the academic home of more than 800 students enrolled in Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, Master of Legal Studies, Paralegal Studies and various dual-degree programs. With small sections and class sizes, OU Law encourages a strong sense of community, accomplished faculty who boast international expertise, and a state-of-the-art facility featuring study rooms, court rooms and classrooms equipped with the latest technology.

Norman is a vibrant college town with walkable, tree-lined streets and plenty to see and do. Campus Corner is an historic four-block area exploding with shops, services, and restaurants. Annual events and festivals bring together residents and visitors by the thousands, such as the Norman Medieval Fair, Norman Music Festival, Jazz in June, and the Summer Breeze Concert Series. The city is home to more than 50 parks and recreational areas, including various sports complexes, pools, and a range of museums and theatres.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a list of three references to Melissa Mortazavi, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, [email protected]

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