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Trial Advocacy Professor
University of South Dakota

  • Sep. 13, 2017
  • Trial Advocacy Professor
  • School of Law
  • University of South Dakota
    Vermillion, SD
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • August 2018
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Trial Advocacy
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The University of South Dakota School of Law is seeking a trial advocacy professor at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, dependent on qualifications. The position is on the tenure track and will be available starting during the 2018-2019 academic year. The successful candidate will teach two three-credit sections of the Trial Techniques class most semesters, and, in addition, will be responsible for coaching the trial team program. The trial team has a high rate of student participation.

Extensive litigation experience, and teaching experience at an ABA law school are highly preferred qualifications. It is also preferred that the candidate have prior publications and/or experience in the preparation of significant CLE materials. There is a possibility that the successful candidate will be able to add a substantive course to his or her teaching package, if desired, after the conclusion of the first year of teaching. Areas of possible need may include Evidence, Federal Jurisdiction, Criminal Procedure, White Collar Crime, and Debtor-Creditor Law. Other potential courses may be available.

The successful applicant must be a licensed attorney in a United States jurisdiction (a state or the District of Columbia).

Appointments for tenure-track positions are expected to fulfill the tripartite responsibilities of teaching, scholarship, and service.

Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA

  • The institutions under the jurisdiction of the Board of Regents shall offer equal opportunities
    in employment and for access to and participation in educational, extension and other
    institutional services to all persons qualified by academic preparation, experience, and
    ability for the various levels of employment or academic program or other institutional
    service, without discrimination based on sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry,
    citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age,
    disability, genetic information or veteran status or on any other status that may become
    protected under law against discrimination.

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  • Tiffany C. Graham, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
    School of Law
    University of South Dakota
    414 E Clark St
    Vermillion, SD 57069
  • 605-677-5393


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