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Visiting Professor - Law

Employer
University of St. Thomas (MN)
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota (US)
Salary
Commensurate With Experience
Date posted
Feb 15, 2024

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OVERVIEW

The University of St. Thomas (Minneapolis) School of Law invites applications for one or two Visiting Professor positions at any faculty rank for either the 2024 Fall semester or the full 2024-25 academic year.  We have specific curricular needs for Fall to cover two sections of first year Torts.  We will consider candidates’ interest in teaching additional courses in light of our other needs.  Applicants will be expected to teach two classes during a semester visit, and either three or four classes during an academic year visit.

 

UST Law’s commitments to scholarship, teaching, service, and community are inspired by its mission, which dedicates it, as a Catholic law school, “to integrating faith and reason in the search for truth through a focus on morality and social justice.” We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means.

 

UST Law has been recognized for excellence in various ways  (see: https://www.stthomas.edu/law/about/rankings/):

#23 faculty scholarly impact (Sisk/Leiter methodology) #2 in the nation for best practical training (National Jurist)   #8 for “quality of student life” (Princeton Review) #5 for state and local judicial clerkships (Princeton Review)

UST Law is located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. The University of St. Thomas is the largest private university in Minnesota, with 9,000 undergraduate and graduate/professional students; eight colleges and professional schools (including schools of business, engineering, health, and others); and 55-plus graduate and professional degree programs.

 

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EOE).  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, or other protected characteristic. We are committed to building a skilled team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This commitment is consistent with our mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.  A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have a J.D. from an accredited law school, distinguished academic or professional credentials, and a record of excellence in teaching.

 

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and C.V. online at http://www.stthomas.edu/jobs/.

You may contact Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Elizabeth Schiltz, at erschiltz@stthomas.edu, with questions.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  

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University of St. Thomas (MN)

The University of St. Thomas is the largest private university in Minnesota and one of the largest Catholic colleges or universities in the nation, with more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students at our eight schools and colleges.

We are ranked as a "Top National University" and "Best Value School" by U.S. News & World Report, and are in the top 20 in The Princeton Review's list of "Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs", thanks to the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship.

Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. Rooted in this Catholic identity, we are committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I); our convictions call us to protect and enhance the dignity of every human and to work for a more just and equitable society. At the University of St. Thomas, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world.

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