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BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, a top-tier law school with an international reputation, is a community of leading legal scholars, teachers, students and alumni, dedicated to providing one of the finest legal educations in the world. Since our doors opened in 1872, we have welcomed qualified men and women, without regard to background or belief. The breadth and depth of our curriculum and scholarship as well as our innovative spirit are distinctive in American legal education.

Boston University School of Law is seeking an exceptionally qualified and experienced candidate to serve as a Lecturer in our first year Lawyering Program. The Lecturer will teach thirty to thirty-five students a semester in the Lawyering Program, divided into two sections. Each section of the course will be assigned two upper-class Lawyering Fellows, who will work with the students as they draft their assignments. The Lecturer will also participate in Lawyering Lab, our innovative, three and one-half day program that focuses on transactional skills. In addition to teaching, Lecturer responsibilities include conducting individual student conferences, training and judging students in oral advocacy, and providing individual feedback on students’ written work.

This Lecturer position is a two year term contract beginning July 1, 2019, and candidates are eligible for reappointment. Candidates must have a degree from an accredited law school, excellent writing and analytical skills, and a strong academic record. Legal writing teaching, and legal practice or clerkship experiences are preferred.

Boston University School of Law is committed to faculty diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references to Professor Robert Volk, Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215. Email applications are encouraged and should be sent to [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Boston University School of Law is committed to diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants. To learn more about the law school, visit our website at www.bu.edu/law.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 1/5/2019
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