Adjunct Legal Research Instructor

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LogoPosting NumberTMP01189PO20Classification TitleInstructorAdvertised TitleAdjunct Legal Research InstructorCampusColumbiaCollege/DivisionSchool of LawDepartmentLaw LibrarySalary10000Location of VacancyPart/Full TimePart TimeHours per Week15Work Schedule

Fall and Spring semester; 1-hour course instruction 9 times in each semester; additional hours for preparation and student consultation.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Job Search CategoryTemporary FacultyAdvertised Job Summary

The Instructor teaches introductory legal research in a required first-year integrated research and writing course. This instructor will be responsible for the research component of the course. Another instructor will be teaching the writing component of the course. The two instructors will work together and coordinate the components of the course.


Successful applicants will have the following: strong teamwork and student orientation; self-motivation with the ability to work collaboratively and independently; ability to exercise sound professional judgment; strong interpersonal and communication skills; interest in teaching and ability to make effective presentations to groups.
Required: J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school.
Strongly Preferred: M.L.S. or equivalent degree from ALA-accredited school.
Preferred: Experience in classroom teaching, One or more years of instructing students at an ABA-accredited law school.

Number of Vacancies1Desired Start Date08/01/2020Proposed End Date05/15/2021Job Open Date07/02/2020Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Please include CV, cover letter, and list of references.
The instructor will be required to provide a copy of their official transcripts to the School of Law prior to their appointment start date.

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. List of References and Contact Information
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Supporting Documents




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    Posted: 7/17/2020
    Application Due: 1/13/2021
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