Thursday, December 16, 2021

Temple is Hiring

Temple University School of Law is seeking to hire a Practice Professor of Law (Legal Research & Writing for International LLM Students) and Director, International Writing Center

Minimum Education and Experience:

JD required, additional degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages preferred, as well as demonstrated scholarly potential and experience teaching legal research and writing to international Master of Laws (LLM) students.

Job description:

The primary teaching responsibility of the professor is Legal Research & Writing (LRW) for international LLM students (fall and summer semesters), LRW II for international students (spring semester), and, as needed, guided research. The professor will teach a section of 20-30 international LLM students and hire adjuncts as needed for additional sections.

The courses integrate legal analysis, research, advocacy, communication skills, and an argument before federal judges based on briefs students prepare. The professor will present course material during the assigned course times, hold office hours, provide detailed feedback on writing assignments, assign grades, and coordinate any other requirements related to course instruction.

As director of the International Writing Center, the director will manage the Center, hire and train tutors, ensure writing support for all international LLM/SJD students and visiting research scholars at the law school, and develop and perform the Center’s academic and skills support programming.

To apply:

Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter by January 28, 2022 to

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Hat tip to John Smagula, Assistant Dean of Graduate and International Programs


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