Saturday, August 11, 2018

South Texas is Hiring

South Texas College of Law Houston invites applications from both experienced and entry-level faculty for two full-time, tenure-track Legal Research & Writing positions beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.  All legal research and writing faculty positions at the law school are tenure-track or tenured.  The school seeks candidates with outstanding academic records who are committed to both excellence in teaching and sustained scholarly achievement.  Individuals whose backgrounds will contribute to the diversity of the faculty are encouraged to apply.


South Texas College of Law Houston provides a diverse body of students with the opportunity to obtain an exceptional legal education, preparing graduates to serve their community and the profession with distinction.  The school, located in downtown Houston, was founded in 1923 and is the oldest law school in Houston. South Texas is a private, nonprofit, independent law school, fully accredited by the American Bar Association and a member of the Association of American Law Schools, with 65 full-time and 37 adjunct professors serving a student body of 931 full and part-time students. 


South Texas is home to the most decorated advocacy program in the United States, which, alongside the LRW program, boasts countless best brief awards.  STCL Houston students benefit from six additional Centers of Excellence:  The Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution, The Harry L. Reed Oil and Gas Law Institute, the Institute for International Legal Practice and National Security, the Legal Research & Writing Program, The Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics, and the Transactional Practice Center. 


The LRW Program is committed to excellence in preparing students for practice. Its faculty members are also committed to being collegial and supportive of each other’s teaching, research, and service. The LRW Program leads the nation in students winning first-place Best Brief awards from the national Scribes competition.


Please submit your cover letter, CV, and contact information for professional references, and address your application to Professor Maxine Goodman, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee.  You may email your application to You may also apply through standard mail to Professor Maxine Goodman, South Texas College of Law Houston, 1303 San Jacinto Street, Houston, TX 77002-7006. The positions will be open until filled.


Hat tip to Prof. Amanda Harmon Cooley



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