Visiting Professor- Legal Writing
Posted on Feb 20, 2021 by Vermont Law School
Vermont Law School invites applications for a Visiting Legal Writing faculty member to join the Legal Writing Department during the 2 academic year.
Candidates must hold an ABA-accredited J.D. law degree. Applicants who have experience teaching, clerking, or other equivalent practices or academic experience are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will need to relocate to Vermont no later than August 2021 for the 2021-22 school year.
The successful candidate will teach two sections of Legal Writing II and two sections of Appellate Advocacy. In addition, there is an opportunity to serve as the Legal Writing Specialist.
The successful candidates will have ample time to focus on scholarship and be afforded access to the Law School's library and related resources. VLS is committed to recruiting, developing, and rewarding faculty members who bring scholarly interests and life experiences that contribute to the diversity and success of our students, our school, and our community.
The Vermont Law School is mission-driven, guided by its motto: Lex pro urbe et orbe, law for the community and the world. This mission is apparent in the Law School's longtime commitment to environmental law and social justice and the varied careers that its students have pursued in those fields. The Law School's students, faculty, staff, alumni, and board share a strong sense of this mission.
Vermont Law School is located on the White River in the historic village of South Royalton, VT, which is approximately a 30-minute drive from Hanover, NH, and a 45-minute drive from Montpelier, VT. For more information on the law school please go to .
Vermont Law School is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students. In recruiting for faculty, we seek unique backgrounds in education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran's status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. As part of our commitment to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, candidates who meet the qualifications for this position and who require accommodations to apply should contact Human Resources at . Vermont Law School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interested applicants should apply through this link, attaching a cover letter, and their C.V. Applications received by March 5, 2021, will receive first consideration; the position will remain available until filled.