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Director of Legal Research and Writing

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, Other Humanities, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Legal Affairs, Executive, Executive Directors
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Full Time
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Working Title Director of Legal Research and Writing Department Chase College of Law Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Position Number 30000677 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position
Salmon P. Chase College of Law welcomes applications for appointment to the position of Director of Legal Research and Writing to help create, administer, and direct the College of Law’s Legal Research and Writing Program. Primary Responsibilities
This is a tenure-track position in which the Director holds the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Legal Writing. Responsibilities of the Director include: (1) developing and implementing comprehensive research and writing curriculum for law students at all levels; (2) administering and overseeing the Legal Research and Writing program which includes a cadre of full-time and adjunct faculty; and (3) teaching in the Legal Research and Writing program in either the day or evening program, depending on curricular need. We are looking for someone who will be able to focus on all levels of the writing curriculum so that Chase students receive wrap-around instruction throughout their time at the law school. Qualifications
This is a 12 month, full-time, tenure-track or tenured faculty position. Applicants must possess a JD degree from an ABA -accredited law school and be admitted to the bar in any state. Ideally, applicants should have at least two or more years of teaching experience at the law school level; a demonstrated commitment to teaching Legal Writing; excellent academic and professional credentials (including judicial clerkships); and a demonstrated commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service. Minimum Education Juris Doctorate Preferred Education Juris Doctorate

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Requisition Number 202F2593 Job Open Date 01/17/2022 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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