Assistant Professor of Law

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Functional TitleAssistant Professor of LawJob Description Summary

The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning, and Community and Civic Engagement.

>>>If you’re passionate about these values, join us at University of La Verne!

The University of La Verne College of Law invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty positions expected to begin July 1, 2019. We welcome candidates across all areas of law, although subject areas of particular interest include Torts-ILS, Criminal Law-ILS, Civil Procedure, Contracts, Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Business Organizations.

At the College of Law, we teach legal writing in the ILS portion of Torts and Criminal Law. Candidates must have a J.D., Ph.D., or their equivalent in an area related to the law school curriculum, as well as a distinguished academic record. Preferred candidates will possess strong scholarly potential and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and student success. The appointments committee will attend the AALS Faculty Recruitment Conference. To be considered for a position, candidates must participate in the AALS Faculty Appointments Register. We will contact selected candidates to apply and interview in Washington, D.C., or elsewhere.

Additional information about the University of La Verne College of Law is available at: The University of La Verne an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Specific Duties

Teach courses in constitutional law and other subjects as needed. Perform core responsibilities and duties of tenured-track professors as prescribed by ABA Standard 404.

Minimum Qualifications

J.D. from an ABA-approved law school

Preferred Qualifications

Practice and teaching experience in fields relevant to teaching assignment; teaching experience at an ABA-approved school.

Benefits Summary

Salary will be commensurate with experience and internal equity. Benefits include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse, and dependent children, a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan, and a generous time off plan.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners” rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California.
La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” rating (WASC Accredited).

LocationOntario CA, College of LawPosting Number2018-190148FASpecial Instructions to Applicants

A list of at least three references are required.

Open DateClose DateOpen Until FilledYesPosting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3




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Posted: 11/7/2019
Application Due: 10/27/2020
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