LEGAL RESEARCH & WRITING LECTURER

Job description

LEGAL RESEARCH & WRITING LECTURER

Job no: 98685-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:LAW/LAW SCHOOL/LEGAL WRIT
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Legal Affairs, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Law School seeks lecturers to teach our required 3-credit-hour Legal Research and Writing courses, which simulate various aspects of law practice, including analysis and reasoning, research sources and strategy, predictive and persuasive writing, citation format, oral presentations, advocacy, and other lawyering skills.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

J.D. degree with strong academic credentials.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least three years of law practice experience. Applicants must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work both independently and collegially as part of a team. A current law license and experience teaching legal research and writing are strongly preferred.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, 12-month, terminal position. Lecturers are expected to work full time at the law school during normal business hours throughout the year except on vacation and leave days. The one-year appointment may be renewed for a second year dependent upon performance, department need and available funding. After the second year, the position could become a renewable (permanent) position again dependent upon department need and funding.

Department(s):

A451070-LAW SCHOOL/LAW SCHOOL/LEGAL WRIT

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply online through the Jobs At UW website: www.jobs.wisc.edu by the consideration date. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, three references, and a short writing sample (no more than 5 pages).

Contact:

Justin Boehm
[email protected]
608-890-4466
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

SENIOR LECTURER(D80BN) or LECTURER(D80DN) or ASSOC LECTURER(D80FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

98685-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Applications Open: May 8 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 2 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

 

 

 

Diversity Profile: University

 

AAUP COMPENSATION SURVEY DATA

View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 5/13/2019
Application Due: 6/2/2019
Work Type:
Salary: