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Job ID: 119086

Visiting Assistant Professor
University of Kansas

Date Posted Feb. 1, 2019
Title Visiting Assistant Professor
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Law School
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Law - General

Visiting Assistant Professor
Law School

Position Overview

The University of Kansas School of Law invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor positions to begin in the Fall of 2019. These are full-time, non-tenure track positions for the 2019-2020 academic year.

We are seeking entry-level candidates with a demonstrated potential for scholarly achievement and teaching excellence particularly in Torts, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, and Business Law. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. Women, minorities, and candidates who will contribute to the climate of diversity in the Law School, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Description

65% – Teach a three-course package per year. This includes class preparation, meeting and counseling students, and administering final exams.

25% – Conduct and publish research.

10% – Provide some service to the law school, university, and the legal profession.

Required Qualifications

1. J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.
2. Demonstrated outstanding academic and legal performance as evidenced in application materials.

*Note – incumbent is ineligible to apply for any other position at KU Law until he or she leaves the VAP position.

Contact Information to Applicants

Professor Lou Mulligan
Associate Dean, Faculty

Additional Candidate Instruction

Submit all application materials online. Only complete applications will be reviewed. A complete application will contain (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching/research interests and future plans, and (4) the names of three referees (to include email) familiar with the candidate’s qualifications.

In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant’s contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU’s mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following questions at the time of application. Each response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
Please describe your experience, approach or methodologies to create and implement inclusive teaching and advising practices, pedagogical techniques and course materials to create an inclusive classroom environment.
In your current and/or previous role, please provide an example outlining how you demonstrate your ongoing commitment in working with diverse groups/populations.

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019 and continue as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.

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