College of Law: Adjunct Professors - (Spring 2021) (137573)

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University of Illinois College of Law
Adjunct Faculty Positions
Spring 2021 Semester

The University of Illinois College of Law is one of the oldest law schools in the country, with an accomplished and influential faculty, a smart and collegial student body, and a strong alumni network. In addition to its full-time faculty, the College of Law regularly employs distinguished lawyers as adjunct professors, particularly in its upper-division elective courses. The College of Law is currently accepting applications for adjunct faculty positions. Though it will consider applications from lawyers in all subject-matter areas, it expects to have particular needs in:

-Disability Rights Law

-Critical Race Theory

-Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and the Law

-Feminist Legal Theory

-Poverty Law

-Trial Team Coaching

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

All of these courses will be taught either entirely online or at the Law Building in Champaign with an online component. These courses would be taught one or two days per week; some are taught during the day and others in the evening. These are non-tenure track appointments generally between five and ten percent time. Each will be taught during the spring semester (1/1 to 5/15). Pay will be commensurate with workload and experience. These positions are not eligible for University benefits.

Applicants must possess a J.D. and have at least five years of practice experience in the subject area in which they will be teaching. Prior teaching experience is preferred.

To apply, please submit a cover letter indicating the subject area(s) for which you wish to be considered, a resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references at by October 19, 2020. For assistance with the application process, please contact [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

College Name or Administrative Unit:College of Law Category:1-Faculty Title:College of Law: Adjunct Professors - (Spring 2021) (137573) Open Date:10/05/2020 Close Date:10/19/2020 Organization Name:Law




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Posted: 10/6/2020
Application Due: 10/19/2020
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