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We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:


ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR - SUPERVISING ATTORNEY

Posting Date: March 17, 2015

Posting Deadline Date: Open until filled, however, the application period will close no later than March 31, 2015.

Please submit leter of interest to: apply.interfolio.com/29164

Duquesne University School of Law invites applications for the position of Assistant Clinical Professor, Supervising Attorney. The successful candidate will be appointed to a 12-month, renewable, 405(c), non-tenure-track, assistant clinical professor position. The successful candidate will create, direct, and teach two law school clinics, one in the day and one in the evening. Both clinics must be eligible for IOLTA funding (see https://www.paiolta.org/grants/eligibility-applications/).

Minimum requirements include a J.D. degree and admission to the practice of law in Pennsylvania. Ideal candidates will have clinical teaching experience. The selected candidate must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work with a wide range of constituents. The position will begin in August 2015.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to: apply.interfolio.com/29164. We especially encourage applications from racial minorities, women, and others who would enrich the diversity of our academic community.

Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission, and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA, and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples.

Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students-through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation, and the world." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

The position will stay open until filled; however, the application period will close no later than March 31, 2015.


VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN CONTRACTS

Posting Date: March 17, 2015

Posting Deadline Date: Open until filled, however, the application period will close no later than March 31, 2015.

Please submit leter of interest to: apply.interfolio.com/29165

Duquesne University School of Law invites applications for a visiting assistant professor for the 2015-2016 academic year. The appointment is a one-year, non-tenure-track appointment with a 9-month contract; however, if the law school has an opening for the 2016-2017 academic year, either for a visitor or for a tenure-track position, the visiting assistant professor will be entitled to apply. Teaching and scholarship responsibilities will focus on the area of Contracts with other areas of the teaching and scholarship package subject to negotiation-preference will be given to areas of need, including Remedies and the Uniform Commercial Code. Applicants should have superior academic credentials and a record, or the promise, of excellence in teaching and legal scholarship, preferably in the area for which the appointment is sought. Previous teaching and practical experience is desirable. Entry-level applicants may demonstrate scholarly promise by publications in scholarly journals or scholarly works in progress.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to: apply.interfolio.com/29165. We especially encourage applications from racial minorities, women, and others who would enrich the diversity of our academic community.

Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission, and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA, and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples.

Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students-through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation, and the world." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

The position will stay open until filled; however, the application period will close no later than April 15, 2015.


DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Posting Date:  February 26, 2015

Posting Deadline Date:  Open until filled, however, the application period will close no later than March 31, 2015.

Please submit leter of interest to:  apply.interfolio.com/28968

Duquesne University School of Law invites applications for the position of Director of Academic Support, which is a hybrid academic support and bar preparation position. The successful candidate will be appointed to a 12-month, renewable, 405(c), non-tenure-track, assistant clinical professor position. The Director will administer and advance the Law School's academic support program, which assists law students as they develop and improve legal study, writing, and test-taking skills; adjust to the challenges of law school; and prepare to enter law practice. The Director will also work with the Director of Bar Services to prepare graduating and recent graduates to sit for the bar; with law school faculty to improve the Law School's academic support program; with faculty and administrative staff to create and present first-year orientation and academic skills programs; and will be responsible for building and coordinating a yearlong peer mentoring program. The Director will implement programming to enhance the professional development of second- and third-year students as they make curricular choices, sharpen their academic skill, and prepare to take the bar examination. As a complement to programming, the Director will also work closely with individual first-year and upper-level students to improve their academic and professional skills. He/she may assume other duties related to law student services as well, such as working with students for whom English is a second language.

Minimum requirements include a J.D. degree and admission to the practice of law. Ideal candidates will have teaching experience, preferably in legal research and writing or in some other capacity that required an emphasis on analyzing and applying the law; and experience in academic support or bar preparation services. Substantive knowledge and experience regarding Pennsylvania law and the Pennsylvania bar exam is helpful. The successful candidate must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work with a wide range of constituents.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to: apply.interfolio.com/28968. We especially encourage applications from racial minorities, women, and others who would enrich the diversity of our academic community.

Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission, and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA, and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples.

Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students-through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation, and the world." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.


VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN HEALTH CARE

Posting Date:  February 12, 2015

Posting Deadline Date:  March 31, 2015

Please submit letter of interest to:  apply.interfolio.com/28805

Duquesne University School of Law invites applications for a visiting assistant professor for the 2015-2016 academic year. Although the appointment is only a one-year, non-tenure-track appointment with a 9-month contract, if the law school has an opening for the 2016-2017 academic year, either for a visitor or for a tenure-track position, the visiting assistant professor will be entitled to apply. Teaching and scholarship responsibilities will focus on the area of Health Care (e.g., Health Law, Health Care Organization & Finance, Health Care Fraud & Abuse) with other areas of the teaching and scholarship package subject to negotiation. Applicants should have superior academic credentials and a record, or the promise, of excellence in teaching and legal scholarship, preferably in the area for which the appointment is sought. Previous teaching and practical experience is desirable. Entry-level applicants may demonstrate scholarly promise by publications in scholarly journals or scholarly works in progress.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to apply.interfolio.com/28805. We especially encourage applications from racial minorities, women, and others who would enrich the diversity of our academic community. The position will stay open until filled; however, the application period will close no later than March 31, 2015.

Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission, and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA, and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples.

Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students-through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation, and the world." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.