Saturday, February 3, 2007

visiting professor position in Albany

This announcement arrived from Albany Law School:

"Albany Law School seeks candidates for a one-year visitorship to teach Introduction to Lawyering for the 2007 - 2008 academic year. Applicants should be teaching or have recently taught lawyering skills, legal writing, or similar courses. Introduction to Lawyering is a required, five-credit, two semester, first-year course. The course integrates legal research, legal analysis, legal writing, professionalism, and practice skills and is part of a coordinated program with experienced colleagues. Our deadline is very short. Applications including resume and references should be sent by February 9, 2007 to Barbara Jordan-Smith, Executive Assistant to the Dean, Albany Law School, 80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. Phone: (518) 445-2311. Email: Electronic submissions are encouraged."

"The position advertised:
___a. is a tenure track appointment.
___b. may lead to successive long-term contracts of five or more years.
___c. may lead to successive e presumptively renewable short-term contracts of one to four years that can be terminated only for cause.
___d. has an upper-limit on the number of years a teacher may be appointed.
___e. is a part of a fellowship program for one or two years
___f. is a part-time appointment or a year-to-year adjunct appointment
_X_ g. is a one year visitorship

2. The professor hired:
____a. will be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.
_X_ b. will not be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.

3. The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the range checked below.
____ a. $90,000 or more
____ b. $80,000 to $89,000
____ c. $70,000 to $79,000
__X_ d. $60,000 to $69,000 ($65,000 - $70,000)
____ e. $50,000 to $59,000
____ f. $ 40,000 to $49,000
____ g. $40,000 to $39,000
____ h. this is a part-time appointment paying less than $30,000
____ i. this is an adjunct appointment paying less than $10,000

4. The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the lawyering professor will be:
___ a. 30 or fewer
___ b. 3135
_X_c. 36 40 (professors teach two sections of approximately 18 students each)
___ d. 41
___ e. 46
____ f. 51
____ g. 56
____h. more than 60


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