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Assistant Professor of Law

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University of La Verne

Assistant Professor of Law

Job Description Summary:
The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning, and Community and Civic Engagement.
>>>If you're passionate about these values, join us at University of La Verne!

The University of La Verne College of Law invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty positions expected to begin July 1, 2019. We welcome candidates across all areas of law, although subject areas of particular interest include Torts-ILS, Criminal Law-ILS, Civil Procedure, Contracts, Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Business Organizations.
At the College of Law, we teach legal writing in the ILS portion of Torts and Criminal Law. Candidates must have a J.D., Ph.D., or their equivalent in an area related to the law school curriculum, as well as a distinguished academic record. Preferred candidates will possess strong scholarly potential and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and student success.
The appointments committee will attend the AALS Faculty Recruitment Conference. To be considered for a position, candidates must participate in the AALS Faculty Appointments Register. We will contact selected candidates to apply and interview in Washington, D.C., or elsewhere. Additional information about the University of La Verne College of Law is available at: http://law.laverne.edu/.
The University of La Verne an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
The College of Law is approved by the ABA and offers both full-time day and part-time evening programs. It is located in Ontario, California, about 40 miles east of Los Angeles.
The University of La Verne College of Law is committed to a policy that opposes discrimination on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, color, medical condition, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment-related matters, financial aid programs, or other such University administered programs.

Specific Duties:

Teach courses in commercial law which may include, sales, and business organizations and other subjects as assigned. Perform core responsibilities and duties of tenure-track professors as described by ABA Standard 404.



Minimum Qualifications:

J.D. from an ABA-approved law school

Preferred Qualifications:
Practice and teaching experience in fields relevant to teaching assignments; teaching experience at an ABA-approved law school.

Location: Ontario CA, College of Law

Special Instructions: A list of at least three references is required.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://laverne.edu

Institutional Profile
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.

The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation







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Posted: 11/1/2018
Application Due: 11/1/2030
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