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Tenure Track Faculty

Apply now Job no: 494662
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City
Categories: Kline School of Law, Drexel University, Faculty

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Job Summary:

The Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Laws seeks one tenure-track faculty position. This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position. This faculty member will be expected to teach Legal Methods I and Legal Methods II as a core element of their package. All first year students at the Law School are required to complete Legal Methods I and Legal Methods II, each a three credit, graded course. In the most recent rankings, U.S. News named the Law School’s Legal Methods program as the #14 legal writing program in the country. The Law School has a unitary tenure track which does not distinguish between individuals based on their course package. There are currently three tenured members of the faculty who teach Legal Methods at the Law School. The individual selected in this search will be the fourth tenure-line faculty member teaching in the program.

Essential Functions:

The core teaching package for this position will consist of Legal Methods I and Legal Methods II. These are required first-year courses that all students must complete. Other courses will be a part of the package based on the needs of the school and the expertise of the professor. Responsibilities for the courses include developing the course coverage, teaching the material, and assessing the students.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a record of scholarly achievement. Law faculty are expected to engage in significant scholarship, which can reflect diverse educational, methodological, or practice perspectives. Drexel is committed to cross-campus collaboration and research that extends beyond disciplinary borders. Faculty members at the Law School receive funding and other support to facilitate their scholarship and other professional development.

Professors will also be expected to serve on Law School and university committees to help with the governance of both institutions. Most faculty members serve on multiple committees over the course of the year, which involves planning, meeting, and carrying out tasks.

Required Qualifications:

Law Degree, Juris Doctor

Other Requirements:

Research agenda.

Preferred Qualifications:

High level of teaching experience, past record of scholarly publication, commitment to educational institution.

Physical Demands:

Typically sitting at a desk/table


University City

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