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POOL – Lecturer – Business Law
University of Kansas

Date Posted Mar. 21, 2019
Title POOL – Lecturer – Business Law
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Business Law

Lecturers serve as either part-time or full-time members of the faculty in the School of Business. FTE is determined by the course load. Lecturers are non-tenure track faculty positions. Teaching assignments may include undergraduate and/or graduate courses offered by the School of Business on the Lawrence Campus, Edwards Campus, off campus programs, and/or online programs.

Lecturers serve as participating members of departments and should engage in instruction-related activities beyond direct instruction. Examples include curriculum development committees, course improvement initiatives, and advising. Candidates with interest in teaching foundational course in Legal Aspects of Business are encouraged to apply.

Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool to be considered for teaching positions as needed. Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Appointments are one semester, renewable, subject to review and funding. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Job Description

90%- Teach one or more courses in Business Law. Courses may be required or electives, in undergraduate or graduate programs, and range from 2-4 credit hours. Duties include but are not limited to: course preparation, instruction, consultations, and assignment of grades. Lecturers should abide by the Area’s, School’s and University’s policies and procedures.

10% – Participate in events, committees, and/or leadership roles as needed to support the Area, School, and University. Examples include leadership of student organizations, attendance at school events, and working on curricular or other committees.

Required Qualifications

A Juris Doctor degree.
A demonstrated record of teaching in an academic setting or of mentorship, leadership or training experience in a professional setting.
A minimum of 3 years experience related to business law, such as business litigation, transactional experience, or employment law, whether in private practice or as in-house counsel.

Preferred Qualifications

A JD plus degree in business-related field.
A strong record of professional experience in business law or related field.
A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching in business law.
Ability to design and deliver new courses successfully.
Strong ties to the business law professional community as demonstrated by employment or consulting activities.
Willingness and ability to teach a variety of different courses related to business law to undergraduate and graduate business students.
A demonstrated record of working well with colleagues at various levels in a team setting.

Contact Information to Applicants

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application requires: 1) on-line application; 2) current resume; 3) a cover letter; 4) complete contact information for three professional references.

Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool to be considered for teaching positions as needed. Applications will be accepted throughout the year.

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