Professor of Practice – Legal Writing
The position is full-time. Contract lengths for Professors of Practice are 1-5 years and may be renewed. The faculty rank is Lecturer, with a Professor of Practice working title. The start date is either January 1, 2024 or June 1, 2024, depending on the chosen candidate’s availability.
The Professor of Practice teaches two sections of legal writing each semester (fall and spring), with enrollments of up to approximately 18 students in each section (though historically enrollments have been approximately 12 students per section). In addition, the Professor of Practice serves on a legal writing curriculum committee that considers curricular and teaching innovations in legal writing and contributes to the development of the legal writing curriculum each year, develops and reinforces teaching skills at conferences, and supports other teaching initiatives, including helping to staff the Legal Writing Resource Center. This is a year-round position.