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Pro Tempore and Visiting Faculty - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Pro Tempore and Visiting Faculty - Open Pool

Job no: 526020
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Legal/Law, Instruction

Department: School of Law
Rank: No Rank
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit cover letter and current resume or CV.

Indicate in your cover letter whether you would like your application considered for Pro Tempore or Visiting Faculty positions, or both.

Department Summary
The University of Oregon is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and is a major research university committed to combining high level research with strong undergraduate and graduate teaching. Founded in 1876, UO enrolls almost 24,000 students from all 50 states and more than 95 countries, and offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. There are also 30 research centers, institutes, and core research facilities. Since July 2014, the University has been governed by an independent Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon. One of two AAU institutions in the Pacific Northwest, the University is widely known for a mix of highly ranked departments and innovative interdisciplinary programs; a strong commitment to research and education; and a collaborative, non-hierarchical institutional culture.

The University of Oregon School of Law offers a three-year JD, a one-year LLM, a two-year Master's degree program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution, and an undergraduate minor in Legal Studies.

Position Summary
Pro tempore positions may be limited duration, one, or multiple terms/semesters and are potentially renewable based on curriculum needs, funding and performance. Visiting professor positions are limited duration for up to two years. Pro tempore and visiting faculty work under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and the pool will remain active through January 2022.

The law school is particularly interested in candidates with significant teaching or practice experience in the following areas: accounting and finance for lawyers, administrative law, alternative dispute resolution/mediation, antitrust, arbitration, bankruptcy, business law, civil procedure, conflicts of law, constitutional law, contracts, corporate finance, corporate law, criminal law and procedure, disability law, employment discrimination, employment law, energy law, environmental law, estate planning, evidence, family law, federal judicial settlements, federal jurisdiction, green construction, hazardous waste law, health law, human rights, immigration law, intellectual property law, international law, interviewing and counseling, jurisprudence, labor law, land use law, legal research and writing, llm seminar, litigation, local government law, professional responsibility, property law, renewable energy law, securities regulation, sports law, tax law, trial practice, tribal law, water resources law and wildlife law.

The Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master's program addresses a wide scope of non-adversarial dispute resolution options combining broad interdisciplinary training and opportunities for individualized study and skills development. The program is particularly interested in candidates with practice and teaching experience in mediation, arbitration, negotiation, cross-cultural conflict resolution, environmental conflict resolution, international conflict resolution, facilitation, marriage and family mediation, sports conflict, restorative justice and, organizational conflict resolution.

Minimum Requirements
  • A J.D. is required for candidates interested in teaching J.D. law courses.
  • To teach undergraduate courses in the Legal Studies program or graduate courses for the Conflict and Dispute Resolution program, a Masters degree is required; a Ph.D. or J.D. are preferred.*
  • Candidates must have proven ability in their fields of expertise. Proven teaching effectiveness will receive high priority in filling these positions.

    *In exceptional circumstances and upon approval by the Academic Dean, extensive experience may be considered in lieu of a graduate degree.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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