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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)

Monday, March 1, 2010

St. John's University School of Law Seeks Visiting Professor

St johnsSt. John's University School of Law is currently seeking a visiting professor for spring 2011 in the areas of property and trusts and estates. 

St. John’s is situated on almost 100 rolling acres in a residential part of Queens, New York. The campus boasts a spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline.

For more information, contact Margaret Valentine Turano, Associate Academic Dean, St. John’s Law School, Jamaica, NY 11439, (718) 990-6632.

March 1, 2010 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, February 26, 2010

Florida International University College of Law Seeks Visiting Professor

FIUFlorida International University College of Law invites applications from candidates for one or more visiting faculty positions beginning in Fall 2010. Areas of curricular preference include PROPERTY, CRIMINAL LAW, TORTS, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, and TRUSTS AND ESTATES. Visits could be for either the fall or spring semester or for the full year.


Part of Miami's public research university, the College of Law is a dynamic urban law school with approximately 600 students. FIU College of Law was established in 2000, enrolled its first class in 2002, and currently has 30 full-time faculty members. In the spring of 2007, the FIU College of Law moved into a new state-of-the-art building at the heart of the main university campus. Over the past two years, our FIU on-campus community has been enriched through the addition of a new medical school and the construction of the Frost Art Museum.

The FIU community and the College of Law are strongly committed to the pursuit of excellence and the goal of ensuring opportunities within the legal profession for individuals who represent different groups as defined by race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, age, disability, national origin, and religion.


Applicants should have a J.D. degree; applicants with additional advanced degrees are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must possess a strong commitment to teaching and a record or the promise of outstanding scholarship. Applicants interested in joining the FIU College of Law faculty as a visiting faculty member should send a cover letter expressing interest and a resume as soon as possible to:

Associate Dean Joelle Moreno
Chair - Faculty Appointments Committee
Florida International University College of Law
11200 S.W. 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

You may also send application materials electronically to jmoreno@fiu.edu.


For more information, please visit the school's website at http://www.law.fiu.edu.

Florida International University encourages applications from candidates who would continue to enhance the diversity of our College of Law faculty and university community and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation or veteran status in its education and employment programs or activities. FIU is also a member of the State University System and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer.

February 26, 2010 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, February 25, 2010

University of Notre Dame seeks Program Director of Tax & Estate Planning Institute

Notre_Dame The University of Notre Dame invites applications for a Program Director to organize and implement all aspects of the annual Notre Dame Tax & Estate Planning Institute. This Institute, which is a nationally-recognized event in its field, has been offered by Notre Dame in South Bend for 35 years, and attracts between 800 to 1000 sophisticated attorneys, trust officers, accountants, and other estate planning professionals from across the country to a two-day event held in the fall. The Program Director will be responsible for creating a program addressing cutting-edge issues in the tax and estate planning field, securing nationally-recognized speakers for the event, and implementing all logistical details. The position is a one-year limited-term position, but may become a permanent position upon the demonstrated success of the Institute under the Program Director's leadership.

Specific duties include the following:

  • Attend other national estate planning institutes, and meet with past organizers of the Notre Dame Institute as well as faculty of the Law School and of past institutes.
  • Be sufficiently acquainted with the cutting-edge issues in the field of tax & estate planning to devise an outstanding program of great interest to practitioners.
  • Secure nationally-recognized panelists and speakers for the program through existing or recently cultivated relationships either on one's own or through the support of an advisory board.
  • Attend to all logistical details in organizing this two-day event, including communications and site preparation.


The Program Director should have a J.D. or other advanced degree and preferably 2 - 4 years in tax and estate planning experience. The Program Director should also have some event planning experience, such as planning and executing continuing education programs or conferences. Experience managing advisory boards is also desirable. The Director must have good project management skills and also strong interpersonal and communications skills, which will be essential to building interest in and loyalty among the speakers, many of whom have been long-time participants in past institutes.


Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job #10073. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd.

The University of Notre Dame is committed to diversity in its staff, faculty, and student body. As such, we strongly encourage applications from members of minority groups, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who will enhance our community. The University of Notre Dame, an international Catholic research university, is an equal opportunity employer.

February 25, 2010 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)