Assistant Professor - Law at University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas


Mid Level

Little Rock, AR, USA

Not defined

23 Sep → 23 Oct

Job Description

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The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process please contact Human Resources at 501-916-3180.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law seeks applicants for an entry-level tenure-track faculty position beginning in August 2023. The law school has primary needs in Civil Procedure, Property, Contracts, and Torts, with secondary needs in Criminal Procedure, Family Law, Administrative Law, Immigration, Legislation, Disability Law, and Secured Transactions. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Required Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Constant Physical Activity:
Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Talking

Frequent Physical Activity:
Sitting, Standing, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity:
Repetitive Motion

Job Responsibilities

  • Teach classes as assigned;
  • Design and teach rigorous courses as assigned by teaching package;
  • Publish excellent and engaging scholarship;
  • Support the university through internal and external service;
  • Achieve teaching goals;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to teach;

  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in person, in writing, and through electronic means of communication;

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and utilize data in decision making;

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of students;

  • Demonstrated ability to advise students;

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player, and collaborate with colleagues.

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