Adjunct Faculty - Law - Street Law Program - (ADJ000284)



The Law Center offers graduate level courses in Law in multiple specialty areas and occasionally has openings for part-time Adjunct professors. Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply to be considered for these temporary, part-time positions.

Adjunct opportunities vary based on the type of course. Opportunities include: (i) traditional doctrinal courses taught in a lecture format; (ii) clinical education, which is a type of experiential learning course; (iii) simulation courses, which are a type of experiential learning course; and (iv) involvement with the Law Center's Blakely Advocacy Institute (http://www.law.uh.edu/blakely), where the opportunities include a variety of skills‑based courses.

This posting is for the Law Center's Street Law program, a series of two simulation courses where law students instruct high school students about the law. See http://www.streetlaw.org/ . The Law Center's program consists of a fall and spring semester course, example instances are here:

http://www.law.uh.edu/schedule/class_information.asp?CID=15643 (Street Law I, fall)

http://www.law.uh.edu/schedule/class_information.asp?CID=15985 (Street Law II, spring)

This Adjunct Professor of Law opportunity is unique in that it requires the appointee to be available during the day on week days in order to facilitate and instruct as the Law Center students are interacting with the local high schools. Also, the ideal appointee will be available to teach the course in both the fall and spring semesters for continuity.

As a non‑tenure track (NTT) position, the appointee will accrue no time toward tenure at the University of Houston. Further information about the Law Center and its programs is available at: http://www.law.uh.edu .

Adjunct professor appointments are made by the Law Center's Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor Greg R. Vetter, gvetter@uh.edu. In addition to the formal application made in response to this posting, applicants should send the Associate Dean a short email expressing his or her interest, attaching a resume or curriculum vitae to that email.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

J.D. degree

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested of an appointee. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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