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Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position in Legal Studies - Risk Management & Insurance

Employer
J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
Competitive
Posted Date
Nov 29, 2022
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GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY,  Robinson College of Business, Department of Risk Management & Insurance

NON-TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN LEGAL STUDIES

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY invites applications for one or more non-tenure-track appointments in Legal Studies, effective for Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.  Rank is open, but we expect to hire at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) or Clinical Associate Professor (non-tenure track).  Clinical faculty typically teach a 3-3 load.  Salary is competitive.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, the capability to publish research in refereed pedagogical and/or professional journals, and demonstrated potential to be an outstanding teacher. Significant professional experience as a lawyer is also highly valued. While we welcome applications from candidates in all areas of business law, we would be especially interested in applicants whose work engages issues related to commercial law, entrepreneurship, data privacy, or business ethics.  While nearly all of our classes are taught in-person, we also encourage applications from individuals who have taught or are interested in teaching in other formats, including asynchronous classes.

 

ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT: The successful applicant will join a group of 5 full-time legal studies faculty and two other attorneys in the Department of Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) who regularly teach legal studies classes in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Our Legal and Ethical Analysis of Business Environments course is required of all undergraduate business majors, and our graduate course, Law, Ethics and Governance is required of all MBA students.  In addition, we teach an array of law-related courses in our Business Law Minor, including courses that are cross-listed with courses in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, the Institute for International Business, and the Department of Economics.   Clinical legal studies faculty ofen collaborate on articles, panels, and paper presentations at regional and national conferences.

 

Georgia State University is an enterprising public research institution in Atlanta and a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. Enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities. In its 2022-2023 “Best Colleges” edition, U.S. News & World Report ranks GSU first among public universities for undergraduate teaching and the nation’s second most innovative university. Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the Southeast with a mission “to prepare people from all backgrounds to lead, innovate, and achieve their potential to advance business and society.” The college has 12 academic units and offers two MBA programs, 15 master’s, three graduate certificates in innovation, two doctoral programs, 11 undergraduate majors, and a suite of signature programs, including WomenLead, its nationally recognized undergraduate leadership program. Robinson also has broad and deep relationships with the Atlanta business community through its insight (analytics) labs focusing on fintech, legal analytics, operations, and social media.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should apply online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23859 and include a letter of interest indicating that you are applying for the Legal Studies non-tenure track position, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references, including email addresses.  The Search Committee will reach out to references at the appropriate time in the process and may request recommendation letters for candidates who reach the final stages of the process.   If you wish, you may also submit a statement of teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations, if any, and a sample publication or working paper, if any.   Applications received by January 6, 2023, are assured of consideration; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Questions related to the position should be sent to Clinical Professor Susan Willey, chair of the search committee, at willey@gsu.edu.  Only applications submitted to Academicjobsonline.org will be considered, so do not send applications materials sent to this address. The position is contingent upon final budget approval by the university.

 

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veterans status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups.

 

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