College of Law: Adjunct Professor (110959)

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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

College of Law
Adjunct Faculty Positions
2019-2020 Academic Year

The University of Illinois College of Law is one of the oldest law schools in the country, with an accomplished and influential faculty, a smart and collegial student body, and a strong alumni network. In addition to its full-time faculty, the College of Law regularly makes use of distinguished lawyers as adjunct professors, particularly in its upper-division elective courses. The College of Law is currently accepting applications for adjunct faculty positions. Though it will consider applications from lawyers in all subject-matter areas, it expects to have particular needs in:

  • Intellectual Property, Trademarks, Patents and other upper level IP courses
  • Negotiation/Mediation Strategy
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Appellate Advocacy/Moot Court
  • Externships

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit

All of these courses will be taught at the Law Building in Champaign one or two days per week; some meet during the day and others in the evening. These are non-tenure track appointments between five and ten percent time. Each may cover the fall semester (8/16 to 12/31), the spring semester (1/1 to 5/15), or both semesters. Pay will be commensurate with workload and experience. These positions are not eligible for University benefits.

Applicants must possess a J.D. and have at least five years of practice experience in the subject area in which they will be teaching. Prior teaching experience is preferred.

To apply, please submit a cover letter indicating the subject area(s) for which you wish to be considered, a resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references at by April 10, 2019. For assistance with the application process, please contact Patrick Rietz at [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

College Name or Administrative Unit:College of Law Category:1-Faculty Title:College of Law: Adjunct Professor (110959) Open Date:02/27/2019 Close Date:04/10/2019 Organization Name:Law




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Posted: 2/28/2019
Application Due: 4/10/2019
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