Syracuse University College of Law invites applications for a position as a Teaching Professor (rank to be determined based on candidate's experience and qualifications), beginning in the fall of 2020. This is a contract faculty position. Candidates will be expected to teach in the residential law program and in our online JD Interactive program. Teaching duties will include multiple sections of Legal Communication and Writing in the core first year writing program with the possibility in subsequent years, to teach one or more sections of the upper-level research and writing courses as well. The successful candidate will teach predictive legal writing in the fall semester, along with some foundational instruction about the U.S. legal system and legal citation. In the spring, the candidate will introduce the students to legal research, and then will deliver instruction in persuasive writing and oral argument.
Candidates should have an excellent academic record and should hold a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Preferred post JD experience and credentials include advanced degrees, judicial clerkships, relevant legal practice or similar experience. A demonstrated commitment to excellent classroom teaching and scholarship are required. A candidate's ability to contribute to the diversity of the College of Law community is a preferred qualification for this position.
Internal Number: 79172
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