Assistant Professor of Legal Writing

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Assistant Professor of Legal WritingSchool/Division:Maurice A. Deane School of LawFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:The Maurice A. Deane School of Law invites applications for an anticipated opening for an assistant professor of legal writing. This is a full-time faculty position with a two-year contract, commencing in the Fall of 2019. Upon successive renewals, this position could lead to eligibility for presumptively renewable five-year contracts. Qualifications:Applicants must have a J.D. degree and have demonstrated excellence in legal research, writing, analysis, and oral communication skills. Hofstra is particularly interested in applicants with previous experience teaching legal writing, although this is not a requirement. Application Instructions:Interested applicants may send via email only a cover letter, resume, and writing sample in PDF format to [email protected] In the subject line, include the words “Legal Writing Application.” Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 11/14/2018Posting Number: 897409




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Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 5/7/2019
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