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Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty: School of Law

Employer
Quinnipiac University
Location
North Haven - North Haven, CT

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Job no: 495837
Work type: Full-time
Campus: North Haven - North Haven, CT
Categories: Faculty

Overview:

Quinnipiac University's School of Law invites applications for several tenure track faculty to join our collaborative community for the opportunity to make significant impact inspiring and mentoring students. We are open to both entry-level and lateral candidates. Areas of curricular need are projected to include courses in Contracts, Evidence, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law, Family Law, Trusts & Estates and Academic Excellence / Bar Preparation. We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose backgrounds would enhance the diversity of our faculty.

About the School:

The Quinnipiac University School of Law is a student-centered law school with an outstanding and accessible teaching faculty, a 6:1 student-to-faculty ratio, an impressive range of externship and clinical opportunities, and a focus on collaboration and mentoring. The law school resides in a state-of-the-art facility on the university’s North Haven Campus, with a dynamic community of advanced programs including Quinnipiac’s School of Medicine. Quinnipiac Law enrolls almost 400 students pursuing a juris doctor degree or one of six joint degrees (combined degrees with other disciplines), including the JD/MBA. The law school offers concentrations in civil advocacy and dispute resolution; criminal law and advocacy; cybersecurity and information privacy; family law; health law; intellectual property; international law and policy; tax law; and workplace law. Quinnipiac is fully approved by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. For more information, please visit law.qu.edu.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review’s “The Best 388 Colleges.” The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit qu.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned courses, advise and mentor students, and evaluate student performance.
  • Produce and publish legal scholarship.
  • Engage with bar groups or other law-related service organizations.
  • Participate in faculty governance and law school administration.
  • Contribute to bar passage and licensure initiatives (for Academic Excellence candidates)

Education Requirements:

  • JD required

Qualifications:

  • Excellent academic record
  • Record of, or demonstrated potential for, outstanding teaching and scholarly achievements
  • Some prior exposure to legal practice, such as employment, clinical work, or judicial clerkship
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    TO APPLY:

    Applications must be submitted electronically and include a CV and a letter declaring interest in the position. Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Professor Marilyn Ford, Chair of theFaculty Appointments Committee. Please send e-mail inquiries to: lawhiring@quinnipiac.edu.Consideration of candidates will begin upon receipt of applications and will continue until all positions are filled.

    Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note to Faculty/Staff Applicants Only:If a final candidate is a current or previous Quinnipiac employee, the hiring manager must obtain a reference check from the candidate’s current or former manager before making an offer of employment. If the candidate's current or most-recent Quinnipiac supervisor is unavailable, the hiring manager should contact Talent Acquisition for assistance in determining the appropriate alternate contact:

    Advertised: June 11, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Open until filled

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