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School of Law

Open Positions

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Legal Writing Instructor

The University of South Carolina School of Law is hiring a full-time, non-tenure-track Legal Writing Instructor to teach Legal Research, Analysis & Writing to first year law students to begin in August 2020. This is a nine-month non-tenure-track appointment and is not eligible for tenure.

The Legal Writing Instructor will be responsible for teaching Legal Research, Analysis & Writing to approximately 40 students each year, working closely with a reference librarian who will team-teach the course with the Legal Writing Instructor. The Legal Writing Instructor may also be assigned some faculty government and service responsibilities.

A Legal Writing Instructor will initially receive a one-year appointment. The position may be renewable subject to satisfactory annual performance evaluations and continued availability of funding. After a period of five one-year appointments, the Legal Writing Instructor may receive renewable five-year appointments, conditional on funding and satisfactory performance. The Legal Writing Instructor may also have the option to earn an additional stipend by teaching an elective course in Maymester or the Summer semester.

Applicants must have a J.D. degree. Applicants must also have at least two years of experience in law practice or a judicial clerkship or law school teaching or tutoring experience.

To learn more about and apply for this position this position, please visit the USCJobs website. This position will remain posted through March 13. Please contact Amy Milligan, Assistant Director of Legal Writing, with questions.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

 


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