The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, located in Baltimore, is currently accepting applications for two full-time visitors to teach in its Legal Writing Program during Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. The visitor appointment will begin on or before August 1, 2020, and end on June 30, 2021. The visitor will teach the full-year required Lawyering course (3 credits in the fall and 3 credits in the spring) to first-year law students.
While there is an opportunity to collaborate with other professors on designing the lawyering curriculum, successful applicants should be able to plan and execute their own legal writing course. In addition to teaching, the successful applicant will be expected to provide written feedback on student drafts throughout the semester and to provide students with the opportunity to conference one-on-one. During the year an upper level student will be assigned to assist the visitor, but it will be the visitor's responsibility to evaluate student performance and provide feedback to students on final papers.
M inimum Qualifications:
J.D. degree with a record of high academic achievement from an ABA-accredited law school.
Experience teaching legal writing.
Experience working as a judicial law clerk or as an attorney, excellent writing skills, and excellent interpersonal skills are preferred.
Applications accepted online only at https://www.umaryland.edu/jobs/ . Interested applicants should submit (a) cover letter, (b) resume, and (c) the names and telephone numbers of at least three references.
Questions about the position should be directed to the Director of the Legal Writing Program, Professor Sherri Lee Keene, email@example.com .
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2020
START DATE: On or before August 1, 2020
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Join our diverse workforce and help us make a difference in our community and the world. The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Organization: Francis King Carey School of Law - Instruction
Job Posting: Mar 4, 2020
Internal Number: 147902
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