Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, August 2023
- Chapman University
- Orange, CA
- Faculty Jobs
- Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Library & Information Sciences
- Position Type
- Tenured & Tenure-Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Chapman University seeks applications for a tenured/tenure-track Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law. Successful candidates will direct the Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library and teach advanced courses related to legal research. Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked #122nd among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2022). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including the Dale E. Fowler School of Law. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty.The Dale E. Fowler School of Law offers a JD and LLM degrees, as well as JD/MBA with Argyros Business School and JD/MFA with the Dodge School of Film and Media Arts. The Law School currently has 450 JD law students who attend classes in a modern 100,000 square foot state-of-the-art Kennedy Hall. Additional information can be found at https://www.chapman.edu/law/index.aspx. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at https://www.chapman.edu/diversity.Qualifications
JD degree from an ABA accredited law school and experience in law library management.Responsibilities
•Oversee library budget, new acquisitions, and database renewals; •Oversee library staff;•Oversee faculty research support services;•Complete USN/ABA statistical reporting and foundation-related annual reports;•Engage in service; •Produce scholarship; •Teach advanced legal research courses.Contact Information
Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit cover letter and resume electronically to: Marisa Cianciarulo, Interim Dean, at [email protected] Please use “Law Library” as the subject of the email. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is subject to final budget approval. The salary range for this Professor position is $135,000- $150,000.
Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of Western universities, by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and ground-breaking teaching. The University is classified by Carnegie as an R-2 research institution; Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information is available at https://www.chapman.edu/
The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at https://www.chapman.edu/diversity.
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