Visiting Assistant Professor - 10754BR

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department: 
Law School
Location/Division: 
Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
F-Faculty

Position Overview

The University of Kansas School of Law invites applications for a visiting assistant professor to begin the fall of 2018. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position for the 2018-19 academic year. The position may be renewed on a yearly basis, depending on the needs of the school, for up to two additional years.

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.



Job Description

  • (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.

Required Qualifications

  1. J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.
  2. 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

Submit all application materials online at https://employment.ku.edu/academic/10754BR. Only complete applications will be reviewed. A complete application will contain a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching/research interests and future plans, and the names and email of three referees familiar with the candidate’s qualifications.

Review of applications will begin February 12, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.

Contact Information to Applicants

Professor Lou Mulligan
Associate Dean, Faculty
785-864-9219
lumen@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Application Review Begins

12-Feb-2018

Anticipated Start Date

18-Aug-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
10754BR
Department:
Law School
Location/Division:
Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
F-Faculty
Application Review Begins:
12-Feb-2018
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