Legal Studies – Adjunct opportunities

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  • Adjunct opportunities in Legal Studies: The Legal Studies Department has occasional need for adjuncts to teach LES 401 Legal Research and Citation. This course is designed to introduce students to the methods of finding and citing legal materials, the basics for how to answer legal questions and both paper and electronic use of research tools such as digests, legal encyclopedias, indexes, treatises and legal periodicals.  ​Instructors for this course are required to have a J.D. with a strong academic record and demonstrably outstanding legal writing and editing skills.  Teaching experience at a college or university level is preferred and/or at least three years of law practice involving research and drafting of legal documents.​  Candidates with online teaching experience are especially preferred.
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  • Application Part 1: Submit required application materials (please use pdf format, and name documents as last name-first name-document type-YYYY-MO-DA; example: Garcia-Amy-coverletter-2018-6-8). If you do not have an email client installed on your computer, you can right-click the link above and choose “Copy Shortcut”. Paste the link in the “To:” line of your email and remove the “mailto:” prefix. 
    • Cover letter
    • CV/resume
    • Unofficial transcript(s)

The department will follow up with applicants whose credentials and experience appear to be a match with their current needs; they may not have an opportunity to acknowledge all applications.