Legal Reasoning Workshop Adjunct Professors Needed for Fall Semester 2017
Legal ReasoningWorkshop Professors will be responsible for teaching 1L or 2L students the foundational skills necessary for success in law school. Skills include such things as critical reading, case briefing, rule synthesis, course outlining, IRAC, and legal analysis. Professors will teach small classes of twelve to fourteen students. Day, evening, and weekend classes are available. The 1L course is one-credit and will meet from 1-2 hours a week; class will not meet every week. The 2L course is two-credits and will meet once a week, every week of the semester for two hours (except for fall break or other holidays).
Professors must provide timely written feedback on assignments, and must be available to their students via email. All Power Points and other teaching materials will be provided. Thus, outside of grading, class preparation time should be minimal.
Qualifications: JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school, with high academic credentials; Demonstrated excellence in professional legal writing and analysis; Demonstrated ability to communicate in an effective manner both orally and in writing; Previous teaching, mentoring, or teaching assistant experience preferred.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, list of references, and preferred teaching schedule (day, evening, or weekend) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. Application deadline is July 24, 2017.
Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.