Lecturer Lawyering Foundations Program

first_imgApplicants must have a baccalaureate degree from anationally-accredited college, the first professional degree in lawfrom a nationally-accredited American law school, and a specificinterest in teaching legal writing at an institution committed toboth day and evening educational opportunities.    This is a non-tenure track appointment with presumptivelyrenewable one-year contracts.  Lecturers who have servedfull-time for the entire previous academic year have thepresumption of reappointment for the subsequent academic yearunless notified in writing to the contrary. Lecturers also havepromotion opportunities to the senior lecturer and principal seniorlecturer level. The period of appointment is ten months runningfrom August to May. Compensation includes a contract salarycommensurate with experience, plus a benefits package. This is ateaching appointment with a service requirement equivalent to onecommittee assignment.  Neither research nor scholarship isrequired. Georgia State University College of Law currently seeksqualified candidates for the position of Lecturer in its Lawyering:Foundations program.  Applications are invited fromindividuals who have the expertise to contribute fully at thelecturer level in support of our first-year required legal writingprogram. Applicants wishing to apply should register and apply athttps://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/program/18276 (the registration is free) and upload a résumé, cover letter,and writing sample.   Cover letters should be directed toLawyering: Foundations Director Margaret Hughes Vath, Chair ofLawyering: Foundations Faculty Search Committee, Georgia StateUniversity College of Law, P.O. Box 4037, Atlanta, Georgia30302-4037. Applicants invited for interview will be required tosubmit three written letters of recommendation. For any questionsrelated to the position, please contact Margaret Hughes Vath [email protected]  The application deadline is Friday, April 16, 2021.  Reviewof applications will begin immediately and continue until theposition is filled.  An offer of employment will beconditional on criminal and educational backgroundverification. Candidates with several years of legal practice experience arepreferred. Although teaching experience is not required, thesuccessful candidate should be prepared to undertake full teachingduties including lecturing, facilitating writing workshopexercises, and providing corrective feedback on weekly homeworkassignments, letters, memos, and briefs. Lawyering: Foundationsfaculty work collaboratively from a uniform syllabus, but thesuccessful candidate is encouraged and expected to contribute hisor her own ideas, exercises, and innovative approaches to the legalwriting classroom experience.    Part of a comprehensive research university, the College of Lawis a dynamic urban-centered law school located in the heart ofAtlanta with approximately 650 full- and part-time lawstudents.  We encourage applications from candidates who woulddiversify our faculty.  Georgia State University, a unit ofthe University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity Employerand does not discriminate against applicants due to race,ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability orany other federal, state or local protected class.last_img read more