Friday, September 23, 2011

Florida job opening

We're seeing a lot of legal writing teaching job announcements now and will try to post them as time allows.

For starters, Florida International University College of Law, a public law school located in Miami, Florida, is seeking applicants for the position of Lecturer in Legal Skills and Values.  The Legal Skills and Values program consists of two required courses in the first year of law school, and an additional required course by the end of a student’s fourth semester. They need dedicated legal writing and skills teachers to teach legal research, analysis, and written and oral communication skills, all with a heavy emphasis on professionalism.

This is a full-time faculty appointment, with an initial one year term, with the possibility of successive three-year and then five-year terms. The anticipated salary is between $60,000 and $80,000, depending upon experience.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and c.v. to Professor Marci Rosenthal, FIU College of Law, Modesto Madique Campus, RDB 2052, Miami, FL  33199. Applicants also may submit materials electronically to  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Applicants also must register and create an on-line Profile through the university’s website at; reference Position No. 33291.

1.  The position advertised may lead to successive long-term contracts of five or more years.

2.  The professor hired will be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.

3.  The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the range $60,000 - $80,000.

4.  The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal research & writing professor will be 31 - 35.

hat tip: Marci Rosenthal


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