Two Full-time Tenure Track Law Faculty Positions

Employer
Suffolk University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Security Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Legal Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Suffolk University is a private, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Our college green is the Boston Common and we are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, City Hall and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together.

Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience since 1906. Our vision is to be recognized as a dynamic institution that fosters engaged learning, rigorous scholarship, innovative thinking, and community collaboration across disciplines. We will ensure that Suffolk graduates are versatile and prepared for modern society and the new world market. We will provide rich curricula, experiential learning opportunities and professional mentoring through increased collaboration with alumni and community partners. We will recruit, mentor, and support a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who are passionately committed to preparing our students to be leaders in the global community. We will inspire investment in a Suffolk community that is built on ethical, forward-thinking leadership, teamwork, and cooperation.

We compete for the best talent. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. We are actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, national origin or LGBTQ status. As part of our commitment we encourage you to complete the demographic portion of the application in addition to submitting your cover letter and resume/CV as it will assist us in targeting our recruitment efforts.

Please note that Suffolk University conducts background checks as a condition of employment.

We are also committed to the well-being of our employees. Our terrific benefits package for benefits-eligible positions include, but are not limited to:
  • Generous paid time-off programs and commitment to work-life balance
  • Tuition free course benefits in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Sawyer Business School for employees with additional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Top-notch well-being care available through Harvard Pilgrim Medical/Delta Dental and a Flexible Spending Account
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program that provides employees and their family members with initial assessment, referrals and short-term counseling for personal and work challenges
  • Discounted home and auto insurance

  • Description

    Suffolk University Law School in Boston invites applications for up to two tenure-track faculty positions, one entry-level and one open rank, starting in the 2022-2023 academic year. We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching. Our needs include Civil Procedure; Property; Contracts; Trusts and Estates; Family Law; Patent Law; Civil Rights; courses involving the intersection of law and race, gender and/or sexual orientation; and experiential courses, including but not limited to Alternative Dispute Resolution. Consideration will be given to relevant practice experience.

    Interested candidates should provide a resume or curriculum vitae and a cover letter addressed to Professors Joseph Glannon and Ragini Shah, co-chairs of the Appointments Committee. Candidates are encouraged to describe previous activities mentoring members of underrepresented groups, describe how issues relating to diversity and inclusion have been or will be addressed in their courses, or how their scholarship contributes to building and supporting inclusive communities. All materials should be uploaded to the Suffolk University website at https://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/suffolkuniversity/jobs?__jvst=Career%20Site .

    Candidates are encouraged to submit applications via Jobvite by September 21, 2021. Candidates should not send duplicate materials to the Chairs of the Appointments Committee.

    Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.

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