Position Description

Assistant or Associate Professor of Law
LOCATION Raleigh Law School Campus
Job Code 1693
# of Openings 2
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POSITION:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Law

DEPARTMENT: Norman A. Wiggins School of Law - Campbell University

STATUS:  Full Time, Tenure Track

Summary:

Campbell University School of Law invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for one or more full-time tenure-track faculty positions to begin in Fall 2019.  We are particularly seeking applicants interested in teaching business associations and related upper-level courses, or civil procedure and related upper-level courses.  Applicants should have at least two years of full-time practice experience in their area of teaching interest, excellent academic credentials, and the demonstrated skill to teach and mentor students.  Applicants should also demonstrate the ability to be a productive scholar or have a proven a track record of productive scholarship. We welcome applications from candidates whose background will contribute to excellence through institutional diversity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement effective and rigorous course curriculums for assigned course package, consistent with the five distinctives of the law school;
  • Serve on law school committees as assigned and on university committees as designated;
  • Produce and publish legal scholarly works; and
  • Support the five distinctives of the law school.
  • This position demands accuracy, honesty, integrity and the ability to work within the Christian mission of Campbell University.

Education/Experience: 

  • Minimum degree required is J.D.
  • Two or more years of full-time practice experience in area of teaching interest.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Communicate effectively to all groups through both oral and written channels.
  • Demonstrate tact, a positive attitude, courtesy and discretion in dealing with trustees, faculty, staff, students, high-level university officials and the public.
  • Work independently as well as function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people.
  • Upon hire, have a broad knowledge of, and abide by, Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to; Title IX and FERPA guidelines.

Additional Information:

Campbell University School of Law is a highly demanding, purposely small community of faculty and students whose aim, guided by transcendent values, is to develop lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the practice of law as a calling to serve others and to create a more just society.  To that end, the law school has adopted the following distinctives: (1) we offer an academic program that is highly demanding; (2) we bring together the theoretical and practical to produce thoughtful and talented lawyers; (3) we utilize the talents of a faculty that is profoundly committed to students and teaching; (4) we view the practice of law as a calling to serve others; and (5) we offer a Christian perspective on law and justice.

The law school provides our students with a wealth of opportunities that enrich their educational experience.  Raleigh and the Research Triangle are repeatedly cited in national surveys as one of the best areas for starting a new career or business, for excellence in education (from public schools to post-graduate studies), and for enjoyable quality of life.  More information about the law school can be found on our website:  http://www.law.campbell.edu/.

To Apply For This Position:

Campbell University is unable to accept paper or email applications. Please apply by clicking on the “Apply for this Position” button below, OR if you are viewing this posting via an outside source, visit us online at http://www.campbell.edu/employment/  to apply.

Applications must include each of the following

  1. cover letter of interest specifically addressing the applicant’s unique qualifications for the position and how the applicant can further each of the law school’s five            distinctives listed below;
  2. a current curriculum vitae;
  3. an unofficial law school transcript;
  4. a representative example of scholarship and/or a research agenda; and
  5. course evaluations for any prior teaching engagements, if applicable.

If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email employment@campbell.edu.  Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Campbell University maintains a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Accordingly, the University is committed to administering all educational and employment activities without discrimination as to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity or national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status and any other characteristic protected by law, except where appropriate and authorized by law. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: hiring; upgrading; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Employees and applicants of Campbell University will not be subjected to any form of harassment or discrimination for exercising rights protected by, or because of their participation in, an investigation or compliance review related to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998, or any other federal or state nondiscrimination law, rule, or regulation.

Campbell University also maintains affirmative action programs to implement our equal employment opportunity policy. Employees or applicants who wish to review appropriate portions of these affirmative action programs may schedule an appointment to do so by contacting the Vice President for Business and Treasurer at the Buies Creek campus, during normal business hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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