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Assistant Clinical Professor of Legal Studies

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, American Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Legal Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

The Legal Studies Department in Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business invites applications for an Assistant Clinical Professor of Legal Studies to begin September 1, 2022. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level Legal Studies courses in person at the Drexel University LeBow Main Campus, the Malvern Campus and online. A successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in various areas of business law, such as Entrepreneurial Law, Corporate Governance, Contract Law and International Business. The standard teaching load for an Assistant Clinical Professor is 3 courses each for 4 quarters per year.

Candidates should possess a J.D. or LLM from an ABA-Accredited law school and demonstrate a high level of teaching competence. Candidates must provide evidence of successful experience in teaching. Experience with and commitment to working with diverse student populations and commitment to equity in education at all levels is required. Experience and/or commitment to the use of technology as an instructional tool is desirable, as are strong collegial and collaborative skills.

The Assistant Clinical Professor of Legal Studies will also engage in appropriate research/scholarly activities to maintain AQ status in discipline. Scholarly work may include conference presentations, law review publications, pedagogical scholarship and other scholarly works. The Assistant Clinical Professor in Legal Studies will also participate in service activities on campus and in the community.

Essential Functions
  • Instruction - 12 Courses
  • Service
Required Qualifications
  • Applicants must possess a J.D. or LLM from an ABA-Accredited law school.
  • Candidates must provide evidence of successful experience in teaching.
  • University City.
Special Instructions to the Applicant
  • Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.
  • Applicants should provide a CV, cover letter, a list of three references with contact information, a teaching statement and evidence of teaching efficacy (e.g., teaching evaluations).
  • Applications must be submitted online in order to be considered for the position. Additional documents should be attached electronically with the online application.
  • Applications should be submitted by March 1, 2022, although applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
  • Please reach out to Natalie Pedersen ( with any questions.
Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (see for an overview of benefits) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation. Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business is an AACSB accredited institution.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background investigation.

Advertised:Jan 24 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Apr 1 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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