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Iowa City, IA

LEGAL ANALYSIS WRITING AND RESEARCH FACULTY POSITION
LECTURER, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF INSTRUCTION, OR PROFESSOR OF INSTRUCTION
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA COLLEGE OF LAW

The University of Iowa invites applications for a full-time instructional-track position in the Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research (“LAWR”) program at the level of Lecturer, Associate Professor of Instruction, or Professor of Instruction. The position will begin in the fall semester of the 2020-21 academic year.

Faculty in the LAWR program typically teach two sections each semester in the required first-year courses. In the fall, faculty teach predictive analysis, writing, and research. In the spring semester, the focus shifts to advocacy. Class size per section is typically between 15 and 20 students. Within program guidelines, faculty members design their own curriculum, choose their own class materials, and create their own writing assignments.

The position is full-time during the nine-month academic year. Members of the LAWR faculty participate in shared governance. Faculty are appointed to multi-year contracts, starting at three years at the Lecturer level, increasing to five years at the Associate Professor level, and seven years at the Professor level. Salary is commensurate with experience. The College of Law is located in Iowa City, an affordable university town known for its vibrant academic culture and active literary community.

Required Qualifications:

• A JD from an ABA-accredited law school
• A minimum of one year of law practice experience
• Excellent academic credentials
• Evidence of potential in teaching
• Evidence of potential to contribute appropriate service to the College of Law
• Potential to teach students from a diverse range of backgrounds

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience teaching writing
• Substantial law practice experience
• Demonstrated ability to contribute innovative teaching ideas to the Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research program at the College of Law
• Demonstrated ability to work with international students

How to apply

To apply, candidates should apply either through the AALS Faculty Recruitment Services or submit a letter of interest, resume, a list of three references, a sample of written work, and a law school transcript through [email protected], https://jobs.uiowa.edu, refer to Requisition #73749.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, submit applications before December 1, 2019.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

The University of Iowa is a major national research university located on a 1,900-acre campus in Iowa City in southeast Iowa, on the Iowa River near the intersection of U.S. Interstate Highways 80 and 380. Iowa is composed of 11 colleges, the largest of which is the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, enrolling most of Iowa's undergraduates.