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Professor - Professor of Law at Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

Full-Time

Mid Level

Lubbock, TX, USA

$53.000 - $72.000

12 Aug → 11 Sep

Expired

Job Description

Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Texas Tech University School of Law invites applications from exceptional individuals to fill an open faculty position. The position is open to candidates who would be on the tenure-track or who are tenured at another law school. Anticipated curricular needs are varied but will likely include courses in Constitutional Law and Civil Rights.

Texas Tech University, located in Lubbock, Texas, is a state-supported National Research University with an enrollment that exceeds 40,000 students. In addition, Texas Tech University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). The law school has approximately 420 students and 38 full-time faculty members. The law school is an integral part of the University and offers 10 dual-degree programs with other Texas Tech schools and colleges. The Lubbock metropolitan area is home to over 300,000 people, enjoys affordable housing, abundant sunshine, friendly people, and offers easy access to other parts of the country. For more information, visit our website at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/law/.

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate's intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized applicants, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.jeid-b0c64d99ba703d4bad970cfc5694bbb2

Job Responsibilities

  • Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held.
  • Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate's intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.
  • Applicants must possess a J.D. degree and have a commitment to or demonstrated record of scholarly distinction, exemplary teaching, and institutional or public service.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations or first-generation law students is highly desirable.
  • Service to the School of Law and University is expected and may include relevant extracurricular activities.
  • Although we recognize that external funding opportunities have traditionally been limited in legal academia, candidates who have strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding or who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.

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