The University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law (UNH Law), a national leader in legal education with a commitment to inclusion, diversity, and quality engagement for all, seeks to hire a tenure-track, entry-level Assistant Professor of Law to begin August 2021. Successful candidates must have a background that demonstrates outstanding scholarly and teaching promise. They must also have significant interest in designing and teaching online courses. Further, successful candidates must have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse communities. Essential Job Functions: â¢Instructing law students on legal education. â¢Designing and teaching both in-person and online courses, consistent with the law schoolâs Hybrid JD program. â¢Mentoring students on experiential and career opportunities in legal practice. â¢Engaging in scholarly writing, including placements in distinguished law reviews and law journals, as consistent with a tenure-track appointment. â¢Gaining recognition in the academy of legal education for being a leading commentator in subject areas. â¢Serving on law school committees. â¢Assisting in law school objectives, such as through recruitment of students and engagement with alumni. â¢Contributing to the larger legal community through service. â¢Working well with faculty, staff and students as well as community groups of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, sexual identity, , disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
â¢J.D, LL.M., J.S.D. or S.J.D. from an accredited law school. Demonstrated skill in scholarly writing, with a record of publishing in law reviews and law journals and an evident capacity for growth â¢Demonstrated skill at working collaboratively. â¢Strong interest in all aspects of legal practice and the profession, and in mentoring students. â¢Strong interest in designing and teaching online courses. â¢A commitment to promoting inclusive excellence and diversity.
Internal Number: PF0435FY20
About University of New Hampshire (UNH)
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.