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Faculty Position

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Law

Southern Illinois University School of Law is an outstanding, small public law school that provides its students with an optimal mix of theoretical and experiential educational opportunities in a student-centered environment in order to prepare them for a changing legal profession in a global environment. SIU School of Law seeks to fill up to four full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty positions to begin in the 2014-2015 academic year. With a range of curricular needs, the School of Law welcomes applications from candidates with a wide variety of interests. Among the likely needs of the School of Law are Contracts, Torts, Legislative and Administrative Process, Health Law, Family Law and other courses.

Rank & Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Law. Rank depends on qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school or its equivalent and an outstanding law school academic record. Factors to be considered in assessing the academic record include: rank in class, participation on law review, participation in other co-curricular activities such as moot court, honors received, and other factors relevant to academic performance.

For Associate or Full Professor rank: significant teaching experience and demonstrated achievements in scholarship consistent with the tenure and promotion standards of the Southern Illinois University School of Law.

Duties & Responsibilities: Classroom instruction, scholarship, and service.

To apply or nominate a candidate:  A complete application will require a letter of application detailing your interest, qualifications and relevant experience, along with a vitae or resume and three references with names. Address or email applications to:

Patty Lynn, Assistant to the Dean
Mail Code 6804
Southern Illinois University School of Law
1150 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Deadline for application: October 1, 2013 or until position is filled.

SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.