LMU Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles is the law school of Loyola Marymount University. Loyola Law School is located in the legal, financial and media capital of Los Angeles. It is home to world-renowned faculty, and academic programs at the leading edge of the legal field. Our students want to change the world, and they’re doing it.

Loyola Law is the first ABA-approved school in California with a pro bono graduation requirement and we are committed to ethics and the public interest. Our 1,100 students donate more than 40,000 hours per year to nonprofit organizations and have helped get five wrongly convicted people out of prison and off of death row.

Entertainment law, cybersecurity, juvenile justice, conflict resolution and immigration law are a few of the areas where Loyola Law is defining the state of the art.

Position Summary:

LMU Loyola Law School, Los Angeles invites applications for a full-time clinical professor position to join Loyola’s Legal Research & Writing (LRW) program. This clinical professor will teach two sections of the legal writing component of the required first-year LRW course, which introduces students to legal research, writing, and analysis. The clinical professor will also teach one other course, subject to the candidate’s interests and the school’s needs. The initial appointment is a two-year provisional contract beginning in 2021-2022, which may ultimately be renewed for unlimited, successive five-year periods. Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and excellent academic credentials and must be committed to teaching legal writing. Significant legal practice and teaching experience are preferred. Loyola is an equal opportunity employment institution, and we enthusiastically encourage qualified candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply for this position. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and references by October 21, 2020 to [email protected]. All applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will teach two sections of the legal writing component of the required first-year LRW course, which typically has 20-23 students in each section. The course introduces students to legal research, writing, and analysis. LRW faculty collaborate to ensure a uniform core curriculum but retain substantial academic freedom to develop and teach their own class. Law librarians teach the research component of the course and coordinate with the LRW faculty. In addition to the two LRW sections, the candidate will also teach one other course, subject to the candidate’s interests and the school’s needs.

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and references by October 21, 2020 to [email protected]. All applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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