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Asst Professor, Paralegal Program

Employer
Eastern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Sep 21, 2023

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Asst Professor, Paralegal Program

Eastern Kentucky University


Title: Asst Professor, Paralegal Program

Position Type: Fulltime Faculty

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 21R010 - College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

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Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Department of Government at Eastern Kentucky University seeks applications for a faculty in the Paralegal Program at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure track, beginning on or about August 1, 2024. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced courses in a variety of areas of law in the Paralegal and /or Legal Studies Programs. Teaching duties may also include regional campus and online responsibilities. Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level is preferred. Candidates must hold a J.D. degree, be licensed to practice law, be eligible for admission to the Kentucky Bar Association, have previous experience supervising paralegals, and able to teach law specific to Kentucky. The candidate's undergraduate degree must be from a regionally accredited institution and the J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school. Visit www.government.eku.edu for information about the department.

Review of applications will continue until filled.

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Education: Candidates must hold a J.D. degree, be licensed to practice law, be eligible for admission to the Kentucky Bar Association, have previous experience supervising paralegals, and able to teach law specific to Kentucky. The candidate's undergraduate degree must be from a regionally accredited institution and the J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school.

Experience: Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level is preferred. Candidates must hold a J.D. degree, be licensed to practice law, be eligible for admission to the Kentucky Bar Association, have previous experience supervising paralegals, and able to teach law specific to Kentucky.

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Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

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AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


To apply, please visit: https://careers.eku.edu/jobs/324ae50b-8bf3-418b-a7df-007a79fcc95c



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