Assistant Professor of Legal Writing

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Assistant Professor of Legal WritingSchool/Division:Maurice A. Deane School of LawFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:The Maurice A. Deane School of Law invites applications for an anticipated opening for an assistant professor of legal writing. This is a full-time faculty position with a two-year contract, commencing in the Fall of 2022. Upon successive renewals, this position could lead to eligibility for presumptively renewable five-year contracts.

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.Qualifications:Applicants must have a J.D. degree and have demonstrated excellence in legal research, writing, analysis, and oral communication skills. Hofstra is particularly interested in applicants with previous experience teaching legal writing, although this is not a requirement. Applicants who have taught foreign law students are also of interest to the Committee. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.Application Instructions:Interested applicants may send via email only a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to [email protected] In the subject line, include the words “Legal Writing Application.” All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 31, 2021. Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 11/03/2021Posting Number: 899532

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Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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