Assistant Professor of Law

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Functional Title Assistant Professor of Law Position Details

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:

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.

Benefits Summary

Salary will be commensurate with experience and internal equity. Benefits include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse, and dependent children, a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan, and a generous time off plan.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners” rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California.
La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” rating (WASC Accredited).

Location Ontario CA, College of Law Posting Details

Posting Number 2018-190147FA Special Instructions to Applicants

A list of at least three references is required.

Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 3




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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 2/7/2019
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