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Assistant/Associate Professor of Law

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Posting Details

POSITION INFORMATION

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Law
Posting Number F00150
Posting date 09/08/2017
Closing date
Job Type Full Time Tenure Track
Internal Job Category Tenure Track
Position Purpose

Develop and teach secured transactions, business associations, and family law. Other faculty responsibilities will include scholarship, committee activity, and program development as assigned.

Job Functions

Job Function

Teach 10 to 13 credit hours per year.

Job Function

Mentor student activities and student projects.

Job Function

Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.

Job Function

Participate in departmental and university committee work.

Job Function

The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

POSTING TEXT

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of study.

Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.

Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University.

Ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students.

Skilled in the use of computers and Internet resources.

Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University’s online integrated database system for student records management.

Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.

Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations. Ability to thrive in an environment of hard work.

Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

Experience

Practice experience preferred, teaching experience desirable.

Education

J.D. required

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Occasionally requires standing, lifting, pulling, pushing, carrying and climbing, reaching both high and low. Frequently requires walking and balancing. Constantly requires sitting, repetitious finger and wrist movement, speaking clearly, hearing conversations, hearing (with acuity), seeing near and far with depth perception and color vision.

Belmont University is dedicated to the health and well being of all of its students, faculty and staff. In an endeavor to provide the healthiest possible environment Belmont is a tobacco free campus.

Additional Information

Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith.

Belmont’s vision is to be a leader among teaching universities, bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Our mission, vision and values statements may be found at http://www.belmont.edu/about/mission.html.

Prepare a one-page essay of about 300-400 words that describes how your belief system informs and influences your personal and professional life, how it plays a role in your interest in joining Belmont University, and how it will help you contribute to Belmont University given our mission, vision, and values statements. An electronic version of your CV, cover letter, response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Value, and teaching philosophy must be attached in order to complete the online application process.

All requested documents must be attached in order to complete the online application process. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Special instructions to applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Response to Mission, Vision and Values
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1