Community Lawyering Adjunct Faculty, UNT Dallas College of Law
Position DetailsUNT System Overview
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education.
Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. UNT System institutions award more than 11,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master’s and doctoral degrees in the DFW region. As DFW’s university system, UNT World offers a wide range of degree programs and academic initiatives across our campuses. With more than 300 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as convenient campus locations and teaching centers located throughout North Texas, our system provides a wide array of opportunities.
The UNT Dallas College of Law welcomes applications for Community Lawyering Adjunct Faculty who would teach with our
students in our Community Lawyering Centers.
NATURE OF POSITION AND APPOINTMENT
The appointments will be as Adjunct Faculty.
The primary responsibility of Adjunct Faculty will be the direct supervision of law students enrolled in the Community Lawyering Centers in their representation of clients. The CLC accepts cases involving a broad range of legal issues including family law,
housing, consumer, governmental benefits, and other areas. Adjunct faculty work closely with faculty from the College of Law to
assure that a quality instructional environment is provided for the students and effective legal representation is provided to our clients.
AREAS OF TEACHING.
Adjunct faculty will assist in the presentation of classroom instruction and the creation of instructional materials. These services will be in addition to the direct supervision of students.
Adjunct faculty members will be a critical part of the College of Law’ learning community, and will be involved in curricular and co-curricular activities and programs relating to student learning and professional formation throughout law school.
Because the educational program will strive for excellence in developing practice-related competencies, adjunct faculty members
will be expected to follow the instructional and curricular practices of the College of Law, including use of the Canvas Learning
Management System, learning outcomes, multiple assessments, and research and writing modules within a course, as
appropriate, with support from other faculty as well as research librarians. The College of Law will support adjunct faculty in these
areas by providing training, course design expertise, and learning management system support.
• J.D. degree
• Must be currently employed by Legal Aid of Northwest Texas or the Dallas Public Defenders Office
• Superb academic and professional qualifications
• Practice experience that is sufficiently extensive and high quality to be a foundation for teaching in the College of Law’s
• Demonstrated ability to achieve excellence in teaching and in guiding and mentoring as to professional formation of students
• Commitment to the goals of the College of Law and its curricular and instructional methods and goals
As required to meet the academic schedule.Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Physical RequirementsLifting up to 10 pounds, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or HearPosting NumberA255PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/39470Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Have you graduated from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (JD) degree?
- * Do you have previous higher education experience?
- * Are you currently employed by Legal Aid of Northwest Texas or the Dallas Public Defenders Office?
- Cover Letter
- List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
- Example of Professional Writing