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Assistant Professor at Gonzaga University

Gonzaga University

Full-Time

Entry Level

Spokane, WA, USA

Not defined

24 Jun → 24 Jul

Expired

Job Description

Full-time Assistant Professors will typically teach two courses per semester, which may include first-year and/or required courses. Our curricular needs include a variety of first-year, required, and elective courses, including Civil Procedure, Complex Litigation, and E-Discovery; Constitutional Law, Employment Discrimination, Federal Courts, Health Law, and Indian Law; Contracts, Antitrust, and other Business Law courses with an emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility; and academic support or bar preparation courses taught in conjunction with doctrinal courses. Gonzaga Law embraces a unified faculty model, in which all faculty members are supported as scholars in all subject matter areas and have the opportunity to teach experiential, clinical, academic support, or bar preparation courses if desired. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to be an outstanding teacher, a commitment to service, and excellent scholarly potential, particularly in alignment with Gonzaga Law’s two academic Centers – the Center for Civil & Human Rights and the Center for Law, Ethics & Commerce.
Gonzaga Law embraces its humanist mission of educating the whole person and preparing lawyers to serve marginalized populations in an increasingly international legal market. Law faculty instruct law students, provide service to the law school and University, and engage with other professionals and the public to contribute to the intellectual exchange of ideas, to improve the law, and to educate the profession and the public about the law, with an eye towards the common good.

Job Responsibilities

  • Teach law school courses in areas of expertise, including Civil Procedure, Complex Litigation, and E-Discovery; Constitutional Law, Employment Discrimination, Federal Courts, Health Law, and Indian Law; Contracts, Antitrust, and other Business Law courses
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction for law students
  • Supervise and advise students enrolled in self-directed legal research and writing projects
  • Engage with student advisees to plan their law school curriculum
  • Contribute to the intellectual exchange of ideas, enrich teaching, and educate the profession about the law
  • Engage in continuing professional development as a member of the academic community, including through working with Gonzaga Law’s Center for Civil & Human Rights and the Center for Law, Ethics & Commerce

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor or equivalent degree earned from an ABA-accredited law school or its equivalent by the hire date of July 1, 2022

  • Demonstrated record of academic achievement

  • Evidence of scholarly research agenda and potential for scholarly excellence; Superior recommendations

  • Demonstrated record of excellent teaching or an ability to become an excellent teacher

  • One law review publication or its equivalent

  • Six months experience teaching at a law school or in a legal clinical setting

  • Scholarly and/or professional alignment with our Center for Civil & Human Rights and/or Center for Law, Ethics & Commerce

  • Twelve months experience practicing law in one or more areas of our current curricular needs

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