The Department of Business Law invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and admission to the bar at time of appointment required. Candidates must demonstrate significant and substantial experience in the practice of law. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach, mentor, and advise students from diverse backgrounds. In addition, previous experience and proven excellence in teaching law or related courses at the university level, a history of scholarly research and publications, and business experience are highly desirable. M.B.A. or other graduate degree in business or economics from an accredited college or university, law-review membership, and experience as a law clerk at the appellate level are also highly desirable. At time of appointment, the candidate must meet and must continue to maintain current AACSB International "Scholarly Academic" standards of qualification throughout their tenure. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment and ability to teach, mentor and work with a diverse student population.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
The position involves teaching both undergraduate and graduate-level courses in business law, business ethics, real estate and/or related business areas. Faculty members are expected to employ a variety of teaching strategies to enable students to think analytically and to communicate effectively. Law courses are taught using the Socratic method with its goal of participatory learning and the development of reasoning skills. Additionally, faculty members are expected to engage actively in research and publication in their areas of primary teaching responsibility and provide service to the University and the community.
The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.
How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a letter of application describing how they satisfy the qualifications listed above, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to the Interfolio application web address below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.
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