Assistant or Associate Professor (School of Legal Studies)
Husson University, a comprehensive, private university in Bangor, Maine seeks a full time Legal Studies faculty member for the School of Legal Studies in the College of Business at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Faculty will prepare for and teach assigned classes (12 credits per semester), hold required office hours, advise students, be active on faculty and university committees, and maintain an active plan for professional development and scholarship.
Additionally, the candidate will participate in student recruiting efforts, community relations, and other duties outlined in the Husson University Faculty Handbook and/or assigned by the Dean of the College of Business or the Director of the School of Legal Studies.
Course responsibilities may include but are not limited to: Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, Legal Research and Writing, and other courses in the applicant's area of professional expertise.
The Assistant or Associate Professor will be provided with the necessary training and supportive supervision to help them succeed and become part of a vigorous learning environment.
Education and Experience
The successful candidate will hold at a minimum a Master's degree with the goal of obtaining a doctorate degree. A Doctorate degree in Criminal Justice or a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited institution is preferred.
Experience in the field of criminal justice or in criminal prosecution or criminal defense is required.
Preferred candidates will have college level teaching experience, supervisory experience in law enforcement, criminal prosecution, or criminal defense.
Expertise in instructing one or more of the upper division courses in criminal procedure and/or legal research and writing is preferred.
Superior organizational abilities and excellent written and oral communication skills are also required.Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to interact with other people in socially acceptable ways, sit and write using a variety of implements.
The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.