Golden Gate University School of Law invites applications for a 2019-20 appointment as Associate Professor of Law to teach in the Golden Gate University School of Law JD program. This position is a tenure track hire.
This position will be required to teach first-year and other required courses such as Contracts, Civil Procedure, Property, Criminal Law, or Criminal Procedure. We are also looking for instructors who could teach courses in business and corporate law and real estate law. The responsibilities of tenure track faculty also include active engagement in legal scholarship, and participation on law school committees and in faculty governance.
Consistent with our mission to provide practical legal education, the ideal candidate will have significant experience in legal practice, excellent written and oral communications skills, a strong commitment to legal scholarship, and a high degree of professionalism in all aspects of lawyering. Although not required, candidates with strong professional connections to the San Francisco Bay Area and California legal communities who can mentor students and promote externship and career opportunities for them will be viewed favorably.
Candidates must have a JD degree and current U.S. bar license, and outstanding academic credentials.
Other desired qualifications include:
Demonstrated ability for excellent teaching
A record of scholarly publications or demonstrated potential for excellence in legal scholarship
Significant legal practice experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
A high degree of professionalism in dealing with staff, colleagues and students, and
Commitment to the institutional mission of the GGU School of Law.
Golden Gate University School of Law is a private, not-for-profit law school located in downtown San Francisco with a strong commitment to public interest, practical and clinical education, and advancing diversity within the legal profession. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The law school welcomes and encourages applications from women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, members of the LGBT community, military veterans, and members of other groups that are under-represented on university faculties.
Interested persons should apply online at http://www.ggu.edu/jobs and include a cover letter highlighting your qualifications and teaching interests, your resume, a writing sample, and a list of references. Questions about this position may be directed to Professor Benedetta Faedi Duramy, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, at email@example.com. Additional information about Golden Gate University School of Law is available at: http://law.ggu.edu/.
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The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that reinforces these practices. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all especially women, minorities, people of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQI community.
EDUCATING PROFESSIONALS SINCE 1901. For more than 110 years, non-profit Golden Gate University (GGU) has been helping adults achieve their professional goals by providing undergraduate and graduate education in Accounting, Law, Taxation, Business and related areas. GGU is California's fourth oldest private university, enrolling 5,000 students and representing more than 68,000 alumni. The university's main campus is located in San Francisco with additional teaching sites in Seattle, Silicon Valley and Los Angeles. In addition to evening and weekend classes, most courses and degrees are offered entirely online.