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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

American University seeks criminal law and procedure teachers

American University Washington College of Law invites applications for one or more tenure track faculty positions in a broad number of areas, including, but not limited to, first-year courses, criminal law, criminal procedure, international law, administrative law, intellectual property, patent law, environmental law, among others. In addition, the school invites applications for one or more visiting faculty positions to teach in the first year. Details on requirements are as follows:

 (1) For the tenure-track positions, we will consider candidates at all career levels. Minimum qualifications include a J.D. degree, an aptitude for teaching, and demonstrated scholarly interest in one or more fields of law.

 (2) Minimum qualifications for visiting positions include a J.D. degree and significant teaching experience, particularly in the courses the visitors propose to teach. We will be considering visitors with various specialties for both classroom and clinical teaching.

American University Washington College of Law is committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and encourages the applications of women and minorities. American University is an EEO/AA employer.  Review of applications will begin shortly. Appointments will be for the 2011-2012 academic year.

 All inquiries should be by mail; please do not contact committee members by telephone. Although there is no formal deadline, we will begin interviewing candidates for tenure-track positions early in the fall, so interested persons are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. All applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:

American University
Washington College of Law
Office of the Dean, Suite 366
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20016

or send e-mail with cover letter, resume, and other supporting material as attachments to

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Great post. Criminal law seems to be becoming a very popular area of study amongst students. Thank you for posting this information. It will certainly be helpful for anyone researching the requirements for a career in practicing law.

Posted by: Hudson Valley Felony Defense Attorney | Sep 22, 2010 10:32:58 AM

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