Visiting Faculty, Division Property

Employer
Location
Dallas, Dallas County
Posted
Apr 09, 2014


UNT Dallas - the first public institution of higher education in the city - offers faculty and staff the unique opportunity to help shape the character of the 21st century, learner-focused, urban comprehensive university.

Visiting Faculty, Division Property

Job Description Summary:

The UNT Dallas College of Law welcomes applications for appointment as Visiting Professor to teach both day and evening Division Property in the first year curriculum for Spring 2015.



The UNT Dallas College of Law is a new public law school that will enroll its inaugural class in Fall 2014. The College of Law plans to enroll one full-time section of approximately 80 students, and one part-time evening division of 40-45 students. For the near-term future, each entering class will include a day section and an evening section of approximately these sizes.



The College of Law’s goals are:



  1. widening access to legal education for those who could be superb legal professionals but who cannot realistically access a legal education given factors including location, cost, and the current role of the LSAT in admission to and financing of law school;


  2. providing an educational program focused on excellence in developing practice-related competencies, through a curriculum mapped to those competencies and using best instructional practices, including multiple formative and summative assessment throughout, engaged class design, and a spectrum of experiential education;


  3. creating opportunity for our students by keeping tuition and debt low and producing graduates with high value and ability in multiple segments of the market for legal services;


  4. becoming a national leader in advancing understanding of best legal education practices, of professional formation, and of the relationship between legal education and the evolving practice and business of law; and
  5. serving as a valuable partner with the legal profession and the DFW community.



NATURE OF POSITION AND APPOINTMENT



The Visiting Professor will be an appointment for individuals who are experienced and superior teachers; the appointment as Visiting Professor will be for a period of one semester.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • J.D. degree

  • Experience in and demonstrated success in teaching Property in the first year curriculum

  • Professional practice experience in the property area

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve excellence in teaching and in guiding and mentoring as to professional formation of students

  • Commitment to the goals of the College of Law and its curricular and instructional methods and goals

Physical Demands:

Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates should submit the following:



  • Resume

  • Letter of application

  • Contact information for 5 references




For more information and to apply, visit: unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com

THE UNIVERSITY:

Founded in 2000, UNT Dallas has grown from 230 students to 2300 students and is projected to reach 16,000 by 2030. UNT Dallas, already among the most diverse universities in the nation, accepted its first freshman class in Fall 2010. For more information about the university, go to
http://www.unt.edu/dallas.

University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE


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