Adjunct Lecturer, General Legal Studies Program

Tulane University
New Orleans Area & Remote

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Adjunct Lecturer, General Legal Studies Program

New Orleans Area & Remote
Open Date:
Oct 6, 2019

The General Legal Studies Program at Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) seeks qualified individuals for its part-time Adjunct Lecturer pool and welcomes applicants at any time. The specific courses involved will vary from semester to semester; openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis depending on department teaching needs. SoPA courses may be taught at the Uptown campus, Elmwood campus, or online.

The anticipated need is for Adjunct Lecturers to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in General Legal Studies that may include but are not limited to:

  • Intro to the legal System
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Litigation
  • Legal Technology
  • Oil & Gas Law

  • J.D, Ph.D., MLS, or equivalent masters-level degree
  • 3 to 5 years of law firm or governmental agency experience directly related to the area of expertise.
  • Experience in litigation, CLE presentations, or university-level teaching.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide an updated CV. Candidates with previous university teaching experience should submit (1) a list of courses taught; (2) a sample syllabus; and (3) two letters of recommendation regarding teaching.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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