Description:

Suffolk University Law School in Boston invites applications for a full-time Visiting Professor of Legal Writing to join our Legal Practice Skills (LPS) Program for the 2023-2024 academic year. The Visitor will teach two sections of a required first-year LPS course each semester that covers legal research, reasoning, writing, and oral advocacy. One of the sections may be in the evening division. In addition to teaching, the visitor will maintain regular office hours, grade student assignments throughout the semester, hold individual conferences, and create assignments. Interested candidates must have a J.D. and be admitted to a bar. Previous experience teaching legal writing is strongly preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae or resume, references, and a cover letter addressed to Professors Kathleen Vinson and Maritza Karmely, co-chair of the Legal Practice Skills (LPS) Committee. Candidates are encouraged to describe activities mentoring members of underrepresented groups and/or describe how issues relating to diversity and inclusion have been or will be addressed in their teaching. All materials should be uploaded to the Suffolk University website here. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Candidates should not send duplicate materials to the co-chairs of the LPS Committee.

Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus and are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, service and/or experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.