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NTT Visiting Assistant Professor

POSITION.  NTT Visiting Assistant Professor for the Southern Illinois University School of Law. This is a non-tenure track position in the School of Law for Lawyering Skills.

POSITION SUMMARY:  The NTT Visiting Assistant Professor for Lawyering Skills will provide small section instruction and practice in legal research, legal analysis, and legal writing to first year law students. The focus of the course is on objective legal writing and basic legal research sources. This course also introduces students to client interviewing skills and to relevant ethical principles that may arise when representing a client.


Required Qualifications:  A Juris Doctor (JD) degree and a minimum of five years of legal practice or law teaching experience. 

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in teaching legal writing, a demonstrated interest in training young lawyers.

AVAILABLE:  August 16, 2013.

SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

TO APPLY:   Deadline for applications is May 15, 2013. A letter of application and résumé should be provided to:

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

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.