Lecturer, Legal Studies/Pre-Law

New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Monmouth University

Lecturer, Legal Studies/Pre-Law

Department: Political Science and Sociology

Position Summary:
The Department of Political Science and Sociology at Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Lecturer in Legal Studies/Pre-Law. This opening is for the 2021-2022 academic year and is a two year initial appointment subject to subsequent multi-year reappointments without limit.

Candidates with a strong interest in Constitutional Law, Law & Society, The American Judicial System, Comparative Legal Systems, and/or Media Law are strongly encouraged to apply. The candidate would be expected to teach 12 credits per semester.

The Department of Political Science and Sociology seeks enthusiastic teachers who share our faculty's passion for engaging students. A high percentage of our students participate in the Washington Center Internship Program and the department is home to the University's Policy Debate Team and Model UN Team. Candidates with a Moot Court interest/background are encouraged to apply.

Required Degree, License or Certifications:

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
J.D., Ph.D. or ABD in law/legal studies or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Posting Date: 12/15/2020
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey's northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 6,200 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University's student-athletes.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park's legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review's “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine's “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.