Adjunct Professor of Law

West Lafayette, IN
Part Time
03-13-2019
Job #: JR197866 Exp.: 1 - 2 Years
Description:
Adjunct Professors of Law are primarily responsible for the teaching of classes at Concord Law School, and are instrumental in achieving Concord and institutional mission and objectives. We are currently interested in expanding our group of qualified legal writing professors.

Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Conducting seminars at scheduled times.
  • Answering student emails and phone calls in accord with standards and policies.
  • Student mentoring and advising, to include academic phone conferences, as needed.
  • Timely grading of assignments or supervising of the grading of assignments, and timely grading of mid-term and final examinations.
  • Assisting in curriculum maintenance and development, and continuous participation in applied scholarship activities in law and related fields.
  • Preparing final examinations and model answers for inclusion in the school's essay pool.
  • Participation in ongoing training and peer evaluation to improve teaching.
  • Regular attendance at faculty meetings, conference calls and in-person faculty gatherings.
  • Participation in faculty governance and compliance with Concord Law School policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as may, from time-to-time, be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Doctoral Degree (JD) in Law
  • One to two years experience and/or training
  • Currently in good standing (active or inactive) in all jurisdictions in which the Professor has applied or is or was admitted to practice law, with no significant history of bar discipline (suspension or disbarment are disqualifying events.)
  • Possess and maintain computers and other technology that meets the minimum requirements of the school; reliable Internet access
  • Significant experience with standard office applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel, and applications specific to the Internet such as browsers, Flash, and audio recording software
  • Demonstrably strong interpersonal, multi-tasking, and written and oral communication skill. Demonstrated ability to teach and mentor an academically and culturally diverse student populations
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and learn new skills, software and processes rapidly. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a self starter, to a very high degree of quality and professionalism. Demonstrated ability to work within, and support, a school's collegial culture, and to interact with others in a consistently honest, warm, courteous and respectful manner.
  • Such other criteria as may be established by Concord Law School from time to time.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Academic or practice experience in the field to be taught, or the equivalent. Prior teaching experience in legal writing and analysis courses at the law school level.
  • Experience or willingness to promptly learn effectively using the Google suite, especially Google Drive, Documents, and Calendar.

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