Assistant Professor of Law

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Functional TitleAssistant 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 atentry-level The University of La VerneThe positionan 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. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a complete background investigation. The hiring range for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse, and dependent children, and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan. 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 Torts/ILS, Crim/ILS, or other subjects as assigned; Develop the courses and materials. Perform core responsibilities and duties of tenured-track professors as prescribed 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 assignment; teaching experience at an ABA-approved 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).

LocationOntario CA, College of Law Posting Details

Posting Number2018-190149FASpecial Instructions to ApplicantsOpen DateClose DateOpen Until FilledYesPosting Specific Questions

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    Posted: 12/29/2018
    Application Due: 12/25/2019
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