Adjunct Professor of Law

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University of La Verne

Adjunct Professor of Law

Job Description Summary:
The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.

If you're passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!

This position is responsible for teaching and assessing law students in a subject matter of law in which he or she has significant professional experience. The College of Law has needs in in all subject matter areas, including the foundational subject matter courses of Contracts, Civil Procedure, Torts, Property, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Writing, Evidence, Trial Advocacy, Business Organizations, Sales, Criminal Procedure, First Amendment, Professional Responsibility, Wills & Trusts, Intellectual Property, Real Estate Law, Products Liability, Administrative Law, Municipality Law, Mediation, Negotiations. The College of Law will also consider other elective subject matter proficiencies that may be of interest to students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Instruct and assess students with respect to their study and learning in the particular subject matter course.
  • Counsel students and be available at times and through means that are reasonably assessable and convenient to students.
  • Teach both in traditional physical classroom spaces as well as in virtual classroom spaces.
  • Write, administer, assess and grade students in accordance with the College of Law's academic requirements and standards.
  • Stay current in and continually strive to improve their teaching skills and expertise in the subjects that they teach.
  • Stay informed of changes in the law and include in their courses a discussion of recent significant statutory changes and case law developments.


Specific Duties:


Minimum Qualifications:


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Practice Experience in the subject matter is preferred


Location: Ontario CA, College of Law

Special Instructions:
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://laverne.edu

Institutional Profile
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.

The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation







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Posted: 11/16/2020
Application Due: 11/16/2032
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