Professor of Lawyering Skills

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TitleProfessor of Lawyering SkillsCampusSacramento DepartmentLaw InstructionPosting NumberF00340Full or Part TimeFull TimeOpen DateClose DateOpen Until FilledNoDays Per WeekWeeks Per YearPosition Description

The University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for an ABA 405© compliant lawyering skills position to commence at the start of the 2021-22 academic year. We seek applications from exceptional candidates who have a demonstrated interest in skills teaching, and who are excited about being part of a collegial, student-oriented, committed faculty. The successful candidate will teach in McGeorge’s two-year Global Lawyering Skills program, which covers legal research, writing, and oral advocacy, and will also have an opportunity to engage in scholarship and pursue other areas of teaching interest and expertise. Pacific McGeorge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. The McGeorge faculty unanimously committed itself to undertake the work to transform itself into an anti-racist law school. Thus, applicants who share that vision and particularly those who would enhance the racial and ethnic diversity of the faculty are urged to apply.

Basic Qualifications

Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree; exceptional academic record; excellent written communication skills; Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree; exceptional academic record; excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated interest in teaching and professional development.

Additional Qualifications

Commitment to the vision, mission and core values of the law school; excellent interpersonal skills; technological competence.

Physical Requirements

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Some lifting of materials (20 lbs. or less)
• Bending, stretching, reaching required
• Sitting for long periods of time

Special Instructions

Please upload a list of at least three references with contact information in “Other Documents.”

Contact Information

Interested candidates should contact, Professor Larry Levine, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, at [email protected], by November 1, 2020.

Contact [email protected] Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting?NoMinimum Number of ReferencesMaximum Number of ReferencesBackground Check Statement

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSHP Job Posting
    • ACCP Job Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • Pacific Website
    • Other
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Research Program Plan




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Posted: 10/4/2020
Application Due: 1/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time