PART TIME LECTURER, Select Topics in Law and Technology, School of Law

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PART TIME LECTURER, Select Topics in Law and Technology, School of Law

Tracking Code2590 Job DescriptionBU Law is seeking a part-time instructor to teach a seminar on “Select Topics in Law and Technology” to the school’s international LLM students in the fall 2021 or spring 2022 semesters.

A general description follows. The instructor will have discretion to develop the class content and syllabus. The class will meet once per week for two hours.

”Select Topics in Law and Technology” Three credits.

This seminar addresses the increasingly critical and complex legal and policy questions raised by advances in information technology. Topics may include: information privacy and data protection; automation and AI; law enforcement surveillance; competition in the platform economy; algorithmic fairness and transparency; the viral spread of fake news and hate speech, online content moderation; the Internet of Things; and administrative frameworks for information economy governance.  Enrollment is limited to 12 students.


A JD degree, plus extensive practice experience in information technology law issues is required. A strong interest in teaching international, non-native English-speaking students is required.   Prior law school teaching experience is strongly preferred. Applicants should email a letter of interest and a resume to the Graduate and International Programs Office at Boston University School of Law, at [email protected]

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time