Associate Dean for Legal Information Services and Asst. Professor of Law

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810690

Position Summary: The University of Alabama seeks applicants for the full-time position of Associate Dean for Legal Information Services and Asst. Professor of Law. The person in this position directs the Bounds Law Library and oversees all library functions and staff. The person in this position will teach legal research courses, with the possibility of teaching a substantive doctrinal course.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama seeks applicants for the full-time position of Associate Dean for Legal Information Services and Asst. Professor of Law. The person in this position directs the Bounds Law Library and oversees all library functions and staff. The person in this position will teach legal research courses, with the possibility of teaching a substantive doctrinal course. The rank of faculty appointment - assistant, associate, or professor - will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. This non-tenured appointment consists of a three-year contract followed with eligibility for renewable, long-term contracts. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a law degree from an ABA accredited law school, a degree in library or information science, substantial experience working in a law library setting, and outstanding legal research ability. Preference will be given to candidates with leadership and teaching experience. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Apply online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. The position will remain open until filled. Please refer questions about the hiring process to Professor Fred Vars, Chair of the Library Search Committee for the 2017-2018 academic year, at LibrarySearch@law.ua.edu.

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