POOL - Lecturer - Business Law

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 2/23/2017

University of Kansas Lawrence, KS

Lawrence, KS
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Doctoral Degree


Position Overview
Lecturers serve as either part-time or full-time (regular or temporary) members of the faculty in the School of Business. FTE is determined by the course load. Lecturers are a non-tenure track faculty position. Teaching assignments may include undergraduate and/or graduate courses offered by the School of Business on the Lawrence and/or Edwards Campus.
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.

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
100%- Teach 2 to 4 credit hour required or elective courses (undergraduate or Master s program) each semester in the Business Law area addressing the following subject matter: agency law, the law of business associations (partnerships, LLCs and corporations), and securities regulation. Responsibilities include but are not limited to course preparation, consultations, and assignment of course grades. Lecturers should abide by the area s, School s and University's policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications
1) A J.D. degree
2) A clear ability to effectively teach courses in business law at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications
1) A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching courses in business law.
2) A strong record of professional experience in the practice of business law.
3) Ability to design and deliver new course successfully.
3) Strong ties to the business law professional community as demonstrated by employment or consulting activities.

Additional Candidate Instruction
Specific Detailed Application Instructions for this Pool: A complete electronic application will include a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications is ongoing.

Contact Information to Applicants
Cassidy Leavy

Advertised Salary Range
Competitive depending on experience and qualifications

Application Review Begins

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