Visiting Legal Skills Lecturer - Writing

Job no: 522385
Work type: Visiting Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Instructional, Law/Enforcement/Compliance
Department:24010300 - LW-ASSOC DEAN-ACADEMIC

Classification Title:Visiting Legal Skills Lecturer - Writing

The University of Florida Levin College of Law seeks a visiting Lecturer during the Spring 2023 semester to teach the second semester of our first-year legal writing sequence and Pretrial Practice or another legal skills course.

Successful candidates will have strong legal writing skills, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and enthusiasm for creating an inclusive environment for all students. Application materials should include a cover letter and a resume with at least three references. Materials may be uploaded at For further information, applicants may contact Associate Dean Silvia Menendez at [email protected]

Salary will be commensurate with experience. For successful candidates who are already full-time lecturers/professors at other law schools, the Levin College of Law will reimburse their home institutions and offer additional stipends to defray the costs of housing.

The Levin College of Law fosters a diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and perspectives. The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, disability, and veteran status in all aspects of employment.

Successful candidates will have strong legal writing skills, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and enthusiasm for creating an inclusive environment for all studentsExpected Salary:

Commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements:

JD from an accredited law school and 1- 3 years of law teaching or 3-5 years of law practice experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching legal writing and other skills courses.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and names of at least three references. Candidates who have teaching experience will be asked to provide teaching evaluations.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Health Assessment Required:No.

Advertised: 15 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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