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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Adjunct Professor


School of Law

Location
Fort Worth, Texas
Open Date
10/21/2019
Position ID
70383
Description

Texas A&M University Law School invites applications for 15 non-tenure track adjunct professor faculty positions for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a part-time, contract position.

Subjects: Consideration will be given to all applications as curricular needs arise in the Law School’s professional degree and graduate degree programs. Course topics assigned to teach will be based on a successful applicant’s expertise and experience.

Expectations: In addition to the teaching responsibilities of a one-, two-, or three-credit hour class, adjunct professors will be expected to identify and prepare course materials, provide a course syllabus, assess student work and assign grades, be available to meet with students on matters that arise within the course, and comply with the deadlines established by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Associate Registrar.

Qualifications

Applicants for in-residence courses are required to have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and a minimum of three years of relevant law practice experience. A demonstrated commitment to teaching and/or law teaching experience are preferred.

Applicants for distance education courses are required to have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school or CPA certification, and a minimum of three years of relevant practice experience in the legal, risk, or financial industry. A demonstrated commitment to teaching and/or law teaching experience, and experience teaching online course in asynchronous format are preferred.

Applicants for the San Antonio MJur courses are required to have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school or a Masters or PhD in a relevant field, and a minimum of three years of experience in a relevant field. A demonstrated commitment to teaching and/or law teaching experience are preferred.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit the following online at http://apply.interfolio.com/70383:

  1. a cover letter identifying the subject of interest;
  2. a curriculum vitae; and
  3. contact information for three professional references, including at least one who can address the applicant’s teaching potential.

For questions concerning the position please contact Meagan Murphy at mmurphybreedlove@law.tamu.edu.  

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.