Sunday, February 28, 2010

want to be a legal writing director?

The University of Wisconsin Law School is seeking a Director for its Legal Research and Writing Program.  Information about the law school’s legal research and writing program, the director position, and the application process is posted on the LWI website at  The official position description, including the application process, is posted on the University of Wisconsin’s employment website at  The contact person for the search is Kathryn Hendley, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, who may be reached at  To ensure consideration, apply by May 1, 2010.  The anticipated start date is July 1, 2010.

1.  The position advertised may lead only to successive short-term contracts of one to four years.
2.  The professor hired will be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.
3.  The school anticipates paying an academic year base salary in the range $50,000 - $59,99. (The salary listed in the official position description is only the minimum and may be higher based on qualifications.  The position is a 12-month appointment, not an academic year appointment.  The salary shown in response to question 3 is what the minimum 12-month salary would be if it were converted to an academic year salary.)
4.  The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal research & writing professor will be 30 or fewer.  (Note that the Director’s duties do not currently include teaching.)   

hat tip:  Mary Anne Polewski


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The pay is extremely low for such a demanding job.

Posted by: ms | Mar 3, 2010 10:53:40 AM

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