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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)

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Stetson Seeks Trusts & Estates Visitor

Stetson Stetson University College of Law is seeking a visitor for the Fall 2010 and/or Spring 2011 semester(s) to teach courses in Trusts & Estates, Estate Planning, and/or Estate & Gift Tax.

If you are interested, please submit a letter of interest and your resume to Prof. Rebecca C. Morgan (Boston Asset Management Faculty Chair in Elder Law) at MORGAN@law.stetson.edu.

February 7, 2010 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Friday, October 16, 2009

Pacific McGeorge School of Law Seeks Wills & Trusts Professor for Summer 2010

McGeorge Pacific McGeorge is seeking a visitor for the summer of 2010 to teach one 3-unit course in Wills & Trusts. The summer session runs from May 17 – June 9. The classes are scheduled from 6:15 – 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Pacific McGeorge is located in a suburb of Sacramento, about 90 miles from Napa, Lake Tahoe and San Francisco.

Contact: Tim Naccarato, Principal Assistant Dean, Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 3200 Fifth Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95718, email: tnaccarato@pacific.edu.

October 16, 2009 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, October 20, 2008

California Western School of Law seeks T&E visitor

Cwsl_2California Western School of Law invites applications for visiting faculty positions to fill curricular needs in several areas including Property, Contracts, Business Entity Tax, and Trusts & Estates.  Preference may be given to candidates who express interest for both semesters of the 2009-2010 academic year. 

Candidates must possess qualifications and abilities commensurate with being an outstanding scholar, teacher and colleague.  CWSL encourages applications from women, minorities, and others whose backgrounds will facilitate a stimulating and diverse cultural and intellectual environment.

CWSL is a private, independent law school located in San Diego – a city abounding with cultural and recreational resources and blessed with near perfect weather year round.

Send letter of interest, résumé and names of three references by e-mail to Professor Robert Bohrer, Visitor Search Committee

October 20, 2008 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Golden Gate Seeks TWE & Property Visitor

Golden_gate Golden Gate University School of Law invites applications for a visiting position for the 2009-2010 academic year at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor.  The school's curricular needs are likely to include the following:  Property, Wills & Trusts, and Introduction to Estate Planning.

Golden Gate is a private university located in downtown San Francisco with a strong commitment to practical and clinical education and a diverse student body.  All applicants should possess a strong academic record and be committed to outstanding teaching and scholarship.  We especially welcome applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who will enhance and diversify our faculty.

Contact: Rachel Van Cleave, Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Golden Gate University School of Law, 536 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94105.

October 7, 2008 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Saturday, February 16, 2008

New England School of Law Seeks T&E Visitor

New_england_school_of_lawThe New England School of Law in Boston is looking for a visitor to teach Wills, Estates, and Trusts for the Fall semester only.

The teaching load is two courses per semester.

The New England School of Law is a very collegial institution with an emphasis on teaching.  It is located in the heart of downtown Boston.

Applicants or those seeking additional information should contact Professor Barbara Plumeri, Appointments Committee Chair, bplumeri@faculty.nesl.edu, by Feb. 25, 2008.

February 16, 2008 in Faculty Positions -- Visiting | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)