Visiting Assistant Professor - 10754BR
Visiting Assistant Professor
We are seeking entry-level candidates with a demonstrated potential for scholarly achievement and teaching excellence particularly in Torts, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law.
The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the School of Law including a diversity of scholarly approaches, and four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information, see http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives. 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.
The successful candidate for the position must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start of the position.
- (65%) Teach a four-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.
- J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.
- 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.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Review of applications will begin February 12, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.