Assistant/Associate Professor of Law

Company
Liberty University
City
Lynchburg
State
VA

Posting Summary

Posting Number: F00377P
Classification Title: Faculty
Disclaimer: Liberty University's hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the "religion" component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category. 
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Law
Does this position require driving? Yes
Contact Email: lawdean@liberty.edu

Job Summary/Basic Function

Liberty University School of Law invites applicants for a full-time assistant or associate professor in the residential Juris Doctor program. The most competitive applicants will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and possess a strong Biblical worldview. Additionally, faculty need to passionately support our mission to equip future leaders in law with a superior legal education in fidelity to the Christian faith expressed through the Holy Scriptures.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Teach first-year, upper division required, and elective classes
  • Engage in scholarship
  • Mentor students
  • Provide timely feedback in the form of assessments, grading, and other requested formats
  • Follow guidelines, policies, and procedures as outlined in the faculty handbook

Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. Degree from an ABA accredited law school
  • Recognized academic and professional background
  • Superior scholarly promise
  • Practice and/or judicial clerkship experience
  • Commitment to student mentoring and professional development
  • Enthusiasm for working with law students

Preferred Qualifications

  • Distinguished academic and professional background
  • Experience teaching in legal education

Work Hours: Based on class schedule

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  6. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
  7. Unofficial Transcript 1

Optional Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts
  3. Career Mobility Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
  4. Pastoral Reference Letter
  5. Unofficial Transcript 2
  6. Unofficial Transcript 3

Job posted: 7/26/2022