Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Legal
Department: School of Law
Advertised Pay: Competitive
Campus Location: Washburn University
The screening committee will review all eligible applications
submitted by May 11, 2023, or until interviews are
Position Summary: Washburn University School of Law invites
applications for a full-time visiting faculty position teaching
Legal Writing beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. This is a
two-year visiting position beginning August 1, 2023.
We seek candidates whose performance to date has demonstrated
effectiveness in teaching, scholarship, and service or the
potential for achievement in each of these job functions. The
selected candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to pursuing
teaching excellence, including a dedication to developing inclusive
teaching practices that engage students from diverse
Washburn University is a teaching-focused, student-centered, public
institution. The Washburn campus is located in the heart of Topeka,
Kansas, blocks from the historic state capitol. Topeka features
affordable housing; beautiful, historic neighborhoods filled with
well-maintained parks; and a nationally recognized public library.
It is also the home of the Brown v. Board of Education National
Washburn is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a diverse
faculty, staff, and student body and cultivating a vibrant and
inclusive working environment and curriculum. We offer competitive
wages, an excellent benefits program, a supportive leadership team,
and a healthy work/life balance. At Washburn, we strive to ensure a
campus climate that supports the success of every employee and
appreciates the unique skills and expertise each contributes to
serving our students.
The ideal candidate will have law school teaching experience, but
entry-level candidates will be considered.
• Fulfill teaching expectations associated with a visiting
assistant professor appointment as outlined in the faculty
handbook. Teach a full workload of two first-year legal writing
courses (6 credit hours per semester).
• This visitor will fulfill service expectations by engaging in
service activities in the department, university, and
• JD degree from an ABA-approved law school
• Demonstrated commitment to developing inclusive teaching
practices that engage students from diverse backgrounds.
• Official transcripts are required at the time of hire.
• Background Check Required
• Candidates with a record of strong teaching and published legal