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Business and Commercial Law, Lawyering/Legal Writing

Employer
Lewis & Clark College
Location
Portland, Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 13, 2024


LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL Location: Portland, OR Subjects: Business and commercial law, lawyering/legal writing Start Date: September 1, 2025 Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, invites applications from candidates for one or two Assistant Professor positions to begin in the 2025-26 academic year. These positions will remain open until filled. We primarily seek candidates who can teach classes in the fields of business and commercial law, along with first year classes in contracts or torts. We are also interested in candidates who have an interest or expertise in lawyering/legal writing. We will begin screening interviews in September, and campus callbacks will take place shortly thereafter. Applicants who receive an offer will have two weeks to consider the offer. In some cases, an applicant may need to make a decision before other law schools have completed callbacks. Applicants should have serious interest in Lewis & Clark Law School and living in the Pacific Northwest. Interested persons should send a c.v., references, a writing sample, and an indication of specific teaching interests to lawfacultyhire@lclark.edu. We also welcome submission of a scholarly agenda and a description of how the applicant’s teaching and activities will contribute to an inclusive classroom and campus. More information about the law school can be found at https://law.lclark.edu/. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Lewis & Clark College adheres to a nondiscriminatory policy with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and admission. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local laws. The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and disability-related non-discrimination policies. Title IX inquiries may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX coordinators (https://www.lclark.edu/about/title_ix_compliance). Reasonable Accommodation

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Background Check

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or

security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment. Eligibility to Work

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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