Assistant Professor of Law
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Type of Position:Faculty - Tenure/Tenure Track
Institution Name: University of Arkansas at Little Rock
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.
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Department:Bowen School of Law
Summary of Job Duties:The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law seeks applicants for two entry-level tenure-track faculty positions beginning in August 2022. The law school has primary needs in Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Property, and Torts, with secondary needs in Criminal Procedure, Family Law, Legal Writing, Professional Responsibility, Sales, and Secured Transactions. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.
Minimum qualifications are a J.D. from an accredited law school;
Strong writing and interpersonal skills.
Outstanding academic credentials and prior teaching experience;
Law review or moot court service.
Job Duties and 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.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to teach;
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.
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)
Required Documents to Apply:
Please upload all required documents in the "Resume" attachment section of your application (before hitting the submit button), if you want to be considered for this position.
Theresa Beiner, Dean and Nadine Baum Distinguished Professor of Law, firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruitment Contact Information:
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Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
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:
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