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Assistant Professor - Civil Procedure

Posting Date: September 12, 2017

Apply To: http://apply.interfolio.com/44976

Duquesne University School of Law invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track, faculty position for the 2018-2019 academic year. We anticipate making an appointment that focuses on teaching and scholarship in the area of Civil Procedure with other aspects of the teaching and scholarly package subject to negotiation. Preference will be given to applicants who can fulfill one or more of the following areas of need Business Compliance and Litigation, such as Antitrust, Securities Litigation, or Health Care Fraud and Abuse, and Professional Responsibility.

Applicants should have superior academic credentials, previous teaching experience, and a record, or the promise, of excellence in teaching and legal scholarship. Prior teaching and scholarship in the area for which the appointment is sought is preferred, and experience teaching hybrid courses (flipped classrooms, etc.) is advantageous. Entry-level applicants may demonstrate scholarly promise by publications in scholarly journals or by scholarly works in progress.

Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

When making entry-level appointments, Duquesne Law School considers all qualified candidates, particularly candidates who attend the Faculty Recruitment Conference (FRC) sponsored by the AALS. Candidates who do not attend the FRC should be aware that the Committee might not look at other candidates until after the FRC. We especially encourage applications from racial minorities, women, and others who would enrich the diversity of our academic community. Candidates may indicate interest in the position by submitting their CV and other documents through Interfolio; however, qualified candidates who attend the FRC will be considered regardless of whether they submit their materials through Interfolio.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all Division of Academic Affairs faculty and administrative job applications electronically. The application should consist of a detailed letter of interest, a complete current curriculum vitae, and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted until the final stages of the selection process. Review of applicants will begin in the fall and continue until the position is filled. Please submit your application documents to: http://apply.interfolio.com/44976. Please direct any questions about this opportunity to Associate Dean Martha Jordan, Chair, Faculty Recruiting Committee, at lawrecruitment@duq.edu.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.