Global Professor of Practice

Tucson, AZ
Aug 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Law Instruction

Department Website Link:

Medical Sub-Speciality:


To Be Determined



Position Highlights:

The College of Law seeks to fill a full-time, non-tenure/tenure-track position to teach in our innovative online LLM program to begin in Fall 2020. Students in this program are Chinese law graduate students who are focusing on U.S. law in their studies. The courses are taught in a highly interactive, asynchronous format with consistent formative assessment and feedback throughout the courses.

The primary responsibilities of this Professor of Practice will include teaching and managing students in the practice requirements of their online degree program in a manner that advances the educational mission of the University in a significant or substantial way. Courses focus on business, international trade, and bar exam subjects. Specific course subjects will be determined based upon student demand and candidate expertise.

The final candidate will be asked to provide a copy of their diploma and/or transcript for the required credential verification.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teach core law subjects including Common Law I, Common Law II, Public Law, Legal Research & Writing, and Procedure.
  • Teach upper-level law courses in business law, international trade, family law, evidence and/or legal ethics.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. or equivalent
  • Experience teaching for at least one year

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching or learning in an online setting.
  • Experience teaching second-language learners.
  • Some proficiency in Chinese is preferred, but not required.

Rank :

Tenure Information:

Global (NTE)



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:


Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Kathie Barnes
Associate Dean, Programs and Innovation
Email: [email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please attach CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy (uploaded as an additional document) and Reference List (uploaded as a second additional document).

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.