Adjunct - Kline School of Law - UG Program

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About the Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Founded in 2006, the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University offers an ABA-accredited Juris Doctor (J.D.) program in law, together with other graduate programs in law. In 2022 Kline became only the fourth law school in the U.S. to offer an undergraduate major in law. This position is in connection with the Kline Law undergraduate program.

Job Summary

The adjunct faculty member is responsible for implementing the mission of the Kline School of Law. To that end, each adjunct faculty member will employ a variety of strategies to foster student learning and discussions, will evaluate student work, and will provide students with feedback as to their progress toward meeting the course learning objectives. Each adjunct faculty member is responsible for creating a syllabus in accordance with University guidelines, teaching the course section, being available to students (e.g., responding to email inquiries), maintaining accurate documentation of course records to justify grades submitted, submitting student grades in accordance with University policy, and any other duties directly related to the course as assigned by the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education. Responsibilities may include teaching days, evenings, and nights; except in unusual circumstances, we expect courses will be taught in-person.

Essential Functions:
  • Develop and teach undergraduate course in law.
  • Teach required number of credit hours per term based on their contract.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the teaching of law, teaching methodology, curriculum development, and assessment.
  • Evaluate student achievement of curricular objectives/outcomes related to law.
  • Schedule two office hours per week for student availability, if applicable.
  • Maintain communication with the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education regarding any course or student issues.
  • Perform other similar duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. with significant coursework focused on law and/or a J.D.
  • Prior undergraduate teaching experience is highly desirable but not required.
Job Location

University City, Philadelphia, PA

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin and continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Feb 6 2024 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Apr 6 2024 Eastern Daylight Time


Drexel University

Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel is a comprehensive global R1-level research university with a unique model of experiential learning that combines academic rigor with one of the nation’s premier cooperative education programs.

Drexel University is an urban research university that integrates education, scholarship, diverse partnerships, and our global community to address society’s most pressing challenges through an inclusive learning environment, immersive experiential learning, external partnerships, transdisciplinary and applied research, and creative activity. We prepare graduates of diverse backgrounds to become purpose-driven professionals and agents for positive change

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