Professor of Law in Residence

Mar 09, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0811235

Position Summary: The responsibilities of this position will include teaching, research, and institutional development. The teaching will consist of two courses each year, with coverage of criminal law areas a requirement. Additional areas may be negotiated. The work in institutional development will focus on building a workable concept for a program or institute and developing strategic relationships for material and other forms of support. It is anticipated that this will be a program or institute that is concerned with civil rights (broadly conceived). The research will be in a field of the successful candidate's interest.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama School of Law seeks applications for a non-tenure track assistant professor of criminal law. The School of Law has achieved a high level of excellence in the quality of its faculty, students, administration, and staff. We seek to build on our standing as one of the leading public law schools in the United States. Most candidates will have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Because of the areas of law to be taught, strong consideration will go toward candidates who have served in a U.S. Attorney's Office, or other prosecutorial office. In furtherance of the promotion of the Law School, candidates who have demonstrated an ability to promote their work through media outlets will be looked upon favorably for this position. This is a non-tenure earning position that has the possibility, but not guarantee, of a renewable contract. The University of Alabama embraces and welcomes diversity in its faculty, student body, and staff; accordingly, the School of Law actively welcomes applications from and nominations of persons who would add to the diversity of our academic community. The School of Law embraces EEO principles in our faculty recruiting efforts.

Special Instructions:

UA EEO Statement: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement "EEO is the Law" "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement

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