Description:

BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, a top-tier law school with an international reputation, is a community of leading legal scholars, teachers, students, and alumni dedicated to providing one of the finest legal educations in the world. Since our doors opened in 1872, we have admitted and enrolled accomplished students to our program regardless of their race, gender, and religion. The breadth and depth of our curriculum and scholarship as well as our innovative spirit are distinctive in U.S. legal education.

Boston University School of Law is seeking a candidate to serve as Associate Professor of Law (non-tenure-track) and Director of the Academic Enrichment Program. This position is a full-time, non-tenured, faculty position. The Director will: 1) implement and expand on?going programming for all 1L students, which includes one?on?one academic coaching, and legal skills workshops; 2) develop and implement academic enrichment programming specifically targeted to meet the needs of upper-level students, which may include one-on-one academic enrichment and upper-level writing and research courses; 3) develop academic achievement strategies specifically aimed at students from racial and socio-economic groups that are historically underrepresented in law schools and the legal profession, who face challenges different from other students; 4) oversee and implement Bar exam preparation courses and initiatives, including Bar Skills classes, year-long Bar Workshops and an individualized Bar Mentoring Program; 4) continue to develop and expand the Academic Enrichment Program to improve student outcomes based on data?driven research.

Required Skills
Candidates must have a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school, a strong academic record and excellent oral and written communication skills. Teaching and counseling experiences in a law school setting are preferred. We are interested in candidates who will bring perspective that comes from a nontraditional educational background or understanding of the experiences of those underrepresented in higher education.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.