Director of Legal Research and Writing
Chase College of Law
Full Time or Part Time?
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
Purpose of Position
Salmon P. Chase College of Law welcomes applications for
appointment to the position of Director of Legal Research and
to help create, administer, and direct the College of
Law’s Legal Research and Writing Program.
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.
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.
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