Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law invites applications for a non-tenure track Instructional Assistant / Associate or Full Professor of Legal Research and Writing beginning in August 2023. We welcome applications from entry level or more experienced candidates for the position.

Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including the Fowler School of Law. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. The Fowler School of Law provides a personalized, rigorous and practice-focused approach to legal education that prepares our graduates to make a lasting difference in their communities. More information is available at

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A JD degree from an ABA accredited law school is required. In addition, applicants should be admitted to at least one state bar and have a superior law school academic record, legal practice experience and demonstrable writing abilities.

Responsibilities include teaching legal research and writing courses, including courses designed to assist those students who need more focused attention on writing skills. The individual also will be expected to assist with the development of writing projects and the implementation of writing and advocacy competitions for first-year law students.