Position Description

Assistant or Associate Professor(s), School of Law
LOCATION Raleigh Law School Campus
Job Code 2149
# of Openings 3
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POSITION:  Assistant or Associate Professor of Law**

DEPARTMENT:  Norman A. Wiggins School of Law

STATUS:  Full Time, Tenure Track, Fall Semester/August 2021 

 

Position Summary:

CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for up to three (3) Faculty Positions to begin in August 2021. Primary areas of interest are: property law; wills, trusts, and estates; tax; civil procedure; corporate finance; and health law. Other areas of interest include: mergers and acquisitions; securities regulation; law and technology; environmental law; and conflicts of law. The position(s) will be full-time, tenure track appointment(s). All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and demonstrated skill in teaching and mentoring students. We welcome applications from candidates whose background will contribute to excellence through institutional diversity. Cover letters must explain how the candidate is able and willing to support each of the five distinctives set forth below. Candidates should be prepared to discuss and demonstrate their approach to remote-teaching. **Designation of Assistant or Associate title commensurate with experience. 

Located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, Campbell University School of Law is a highly demanding, purposely small community of faculty and students whose aim, guided by transcendent values, is to develop lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the practice of law as a calling to serve others and to create a more just society.  To that end, the law school has adopted the following distinctives: (1) we offer an academic program that is highly demanding; (2) we bring together the theoretical and practical to produce thoughtful and talented lawyers; (3) we utilize the talents of a faculty that is profoundly committed to students and teaching; (4) we view the practice of law as a calling to serve others; and (5) we offer a Christian perspective on law and justice.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:     

  • Cooperate with other assigned faculty to implement a coordinated curriculum, inclusive of learning objectives
  • Develop and manage course materials from learning objectives and recommendations from Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Administer tests, assignments and other exercises that permit measure of knowledge, abilities and/or performance relative to the course learning objectives
  • Maintain effective and timely communications with students and staff at all times
  • Provide students with individual feedback on assessments
  • Administer exams according to Law School guidelines
  • Complete student record keeping and submit grades in a timely and accurate manner
  • Participate in departmental, faculty and staff meetings as requested
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times
  • Uphold and abide by Campbell Law School and Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to Title IX, and FERPA guidelines
  • Other job related duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

Education/Experience: 

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school
  • At least two years of practice experience in area(s) relevant to target courses is desired

  • Prior teaching experience is desired

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated skill in teaching and mentoring students
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate tact, a positive attitude, courtesy and discretion in dealing with faculty, staff, students, university officials and outside constituencies
  • Technological proficiency; including the ability to learn and deliver remote instruction, as necessary
  • Work independently and function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people
  • Exercise independent judgment as necessary
  • This position demands accuracy, honesty, integrity and the ability to work within the Christian mission of Campbell University

                              
To Apply For This Position:  

Campbell University is unable to accept paper or email applications. Interested applicants may apply by clicking on the “Apply for this Position” button below, OR if you are viewing this posting via an outside source, visit us online at http://www.campbell.edu/employment/  to apply. Please submit a 1) cover letter (see above for specific instruction); 2) a current C.V. with references and; 3) recent teaching evaluations.   If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email employment@campbell.edu.  Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Campbell University maintains a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Accordingly, the University is committed to administering all educational and employment activities without discrimination as to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity or national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status and any other characteristic protected by law, except where appropriate and authorized by law. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: hiring; upgrading; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Employees and applicants of Campbell University will not be subjected to any form of harassment or discrimination for exercising rights protected by, or because of their participation in, an investigation or compliance review related to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998, or any other federal or state nondiscrimination law, rule, or regulation.

Campbell University also maintains affirmative action programs to implement our equal employment opportunity policy. Employees or applicants who wish to review appropriate portions of these affirmative action programs may schedule an appointment to do so by contacting Human Resources at the Buies Creek campus, during normal business hours.

 

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