Advertised Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Advertised Job Summary:
The University of South Carolina School of Law is seeking to hire a full-time, non-tenure-track Legal Writing Instructor to teach Legal Research, Analysis & Writing to first year law students to begin in summer 2021. This is a nine-month, non-tenure-track appointment, and is not eligible for tenure. The Legal Writing Instructor will be responsible for teaching Legal Research, Analysis & Writing to approximately 40 students each year, working closely with a reference librarian who will team-teach the course with the Legal Writing Instructor. The Legal Writing Instructor may also be assigned some faculty government and service responsibilities.
A Legal Writing Instructor will initially receive a one-year contract, followed by a two-year contract, followed by a three-year contract, conditional upon funding and satisfactory performance. Upon successful completion of these initial contracts, a Legal Writing Instructor may receive presumptively renewable five-year contracts, conditional upon funding and satisfactory performance. The Legal Writing Instructor may also have the option to earn an additional stipend by teaching an elective course in Maymester or the Summer semester.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Applicants must have a J.D. degree. Applicants must also have at least two years of experience in law practice or a judicial clerkship or law school teaching or tutoring experience.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 94245
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.