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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

John Marshall Seeks Visitors

John_MarshallThe John Marshall Law School in Chicago seeks one or two full-time visiting faculty members for the Spring 2019 semester. We need coverage in the areas of Civil Procedure (evening course), Secured Transactions, and Estates & Trusts. The appointment is for one semester, but we will be seeking visitors for the 2019–2020 academic year in these areas plus some combination of Corporations, Evidence, Criminal Law, and Property.

Candidates should have taught full-time at an ABA-approved law school.

To Apply:

Submit a current CV, cover letter, and three professional references to Associate Dean David Sorkin at 7sorkin@jmls.edu. The review will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis until one or both positions are filled. We may request a Skype or in-person interview and submission of prior teaching evaluations.

The John Marshall Law School, finding any invidious discrimination inconsistent with the mission of free academic inquiry, does not discriminate in admission, services, or employment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic characteristics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

October 16, 2018 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, July 31, 2014

University of Pittsburg seeks T&E Visitor



The following announcment is a reposting from The Faculty Lounge (Al Brophy, July 30, 2014).

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for 2015-2016 visiting faculty positions. The positions would include teaching one-term first-year courses in Civil Procedure, Contracts, or Property and, depending on the length of the visit, one or more courses in associated areas. We particularly welcome applicants who teach in the associated areas of employment discrimination, energy law, estates and trusts, health law, or intellectual property. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references—preferably before November 1, 2014. In furtherance of our strong institutional commitment to a diverse faculty, we encourage applications from minorities, women, and others who would add to the diversity of our faculty. Please contact: Professor George Taylor, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 3900 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Email: gtaylor@pitt.edu. Email submissions are preferred.

July 31, 2014 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Lewis & Clark Law School Seeks Visiting Faculty Member to Teach Animal Law

Lewis and clarkLewis & Clark Law School is seeking applications for a visiting faculty member to teach animal law starting in the 2012-2013 academic year.  The school is seeking candidates with animal law teaching experience and will consider both year-long and one semester visitors.

Minimum qualifications include a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, a distinguished academic record, and experience as a law professor or practicing lawyer. Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience with animal law matters.

Salary and visiting faculty title will be commensurate with experience.

In furtherance of the law school’s commitment to a diverse faculty, the school especially encourages applications from women, racial minorities, sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans and people from underrepresented groups.

Send applications or questions to Assistant Dean Pamela Frasch at pfrasch@lclark.edu.

December 6, 2011 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Stetson seeks applications for Borchard Distinguished Professorial Lecturer in Elder Law


Stetson College of Law is currently taking nominations and applications for the position of Borchard Distinguished Professorial Lecturer in Elder Law for the Spring 2012 semester.

This is a non-tenure track position and applicants should be nationally-recognized practitioners, academicians, or retired government officials (including members of the judiciary) with a significant background in and familiarity with elder law issues.

The lecturer would teach an elder-law related course, hold workshops for students in the elder law concentration, and mentor individual concentration students. The lecturer would also deliver a scholarly lecture on elder law that will be open to the law school community, and have that lecture published.

Details about the position, as well as the process for applying may be found here:

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2011.

Questions?  Email Professor Morgan at morgan@law.stetson.edu.

September 6, 2011 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Saturday, February 26, 2011

South Carolina seeks Wills & Trusts Visitor


The University of South Carolina School of Law is seeking a Wills, Trusts, and Estates visitor for Fall 2011.

Interested individuals should contact Associate Dean Rob Wilcox.

February 26, 2011 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Charleston School of Law Seeks Visitors

Charleston_School_Law The Charleston School of Law invites applications from potential visiting faculty members for one or both semesters of the 2011-12 academic year.

Subject matter needs are varied but may include Criminal Law and Procedure, Constitutional Law, and commercial/business law subjects. CSOL anticipates that several of these visiting lines will become tenure-track and under CSOL policy visiting faculty are eligible to apply for tenure-track positions.

The Charleston School of Law is provisionally approved by the American Bar Association and currently is seeking full ABA approval.  The campus is located in the heart of Charleston’s vibrant historic district.

Interested individuals should send a resume and application letter to Prof. Constance Anastopoulo, Charleston School of Law, 81 Mary St., Charleston, SC 29403; email: canastopoulo@charlestonlaw.edu.

February 3, 2011 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Elon University School of Law Seeks T&E and Property Professors

Elon_University Elon University School of Law invites applications for tenure-track or visiting faculty positions for appointments to begin in August 2011.  Our principal needs are in the areas of property law and/or wills, trusts, and estates.  We may also attempt this year to fill needs in environmental law, real estate transactions and finance, transactional skills, or legislation and legislative drafting, as well as other areas.  We will consider both entry-level and junior or senior lateral candidates for these positions, though there is a preference for candidates who have at least some teaching experience and who have demonstrated strong potential for scholarship.  We will also consider senior lateral candidates who teach in a wider range of subject areas than those listed.

The law school, now in its fifth year, is provisionally approved, and plans to seek full ABA approval this year and AALS membership at the earliest opportunity.  Elon Law is located in downtown Greensboro, close to Federal and state courts, city and county government buildings, and a variety of cultural and historic attractions.  The main campus of Elon University is one-half hour to the east.  More than 40,000 college and university students in Greensboro create a vibrant intellectual and cultural community. 

Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer, and the law school actively seeks a diverse faculty.  Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and any supporting documents to the chair of the faculty recruitment committee - Professor Howard Katz, Elon University School of Law, 201 North Greene Street, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401 - or email to hkatz@elon.edu.

October 3, 2010 in Faculty Positions -- Permanent, Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Trinity Law School is Looking for a Wills and Trusts Professor

Trinity law schoolTrinity Law School in Santa Ana, California is looking for an Adjunct Professor to teach Wills and Trusts.  For inquiries, please contact Arthur J. Pauly, Jr. at artpauly@paulylaw.com.

July 27, 2010 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting, Trusts, Wills | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Duquesne University School of Law Seeks T&E Visitor

Duquesne_University Due to an unexpected retirement and other events, Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is in need of a visitor for this coming academic year. The school's primary needs are Estates and Trusts (Fall) and Civil Procedure (Spring). The school welcomes inquiries from those interested in either a year-long or a semester-long visit.

Please contact Nancy D. Perkins, Associate Dean and Professor of Law, at perkins@duq.edu.

June 9, 2010 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Texas Tech University Business School Seeks Visiting Professor

TechThe Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University is soliciting applicants for a two-year visiting graduate-level instructor to begin Fall 2010. Teaching interests must include graduate-level taxation and at least one other area. Candidates must have a doctorate from an AACSB International accredited university or hold a JD and be a CPA with at least 18 semester hours of graduate-level taxation coursework. Interested applicants should submit letters of interest, curriculum vita, and list of references, to the Director of Accounting Programs by emailing linda.nichols@ttu.edu, or postal mail to Professor Linda Nichols, Area of Accounting, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-2101. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is subject to university approval and appointment is subject to background check. The Rawls College of Business and Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. Texas Tech welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities.

April 10, 2010 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)