Visiting Asst Prof of Law

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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.

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Visiting Asst Prof of Law

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Professor Joseph Martins

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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks to hire a visiting assistant professor to teach substantive law courses across all areas of the curriculum. This position will be a full-time, two-year, non-tenure-track appointment that begins on or about August 14, 2020, and ends on or about May 14, 2022. After two years of successful teaching, scholarship, and service, visiting assistant professors are eligible for tenure-track consideration. The successful applicant will have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and analytical skills, and the ability and enthusiasm required to teach substantive legal courses and mentor students. All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to integrating the School of Law’s Christian mission and worldview into their teaching, scholarship, and service. We welcome applications from candidates whose backgrounds will contribute to excellence through institutional diversity.

Minimum Qualifications

• A Juris Doctor degree from an ABA -accredited law school.
• License to practice law
• Strong basic writing skills
• Strong legal writing skills
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Teaching experience commiserate with Academic Rank.

Preferred Qualifications

• A minimum of two years teaching experience is essential and the candidate must have excellent research record, proving that he/she is an active researcher with publications in peer reviewed journals of quality. Industry and professional experience shall be a plus.

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M-F 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Pastoral Reference Letter
  7. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  8. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
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