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Lecturer, Legal Studies

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested individuals must apply electronically at employment.bryant.edu. The application process will require the inclusion of a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and evidence of quality teaching experience. Applications should be submitted by June 15.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Lecturer, Legal Studies
Full Time / Part Time Full Time
Job Type Faculty
Reports To Chair, Department of History/Social Science
Position Summary

The Department of History and Social Sciences at Bryant University invites applications for a Legal Studies non-tenure track, one-year appointment, at the Lecturer level, for the 2017-18 academic year.

Throughout its more than 150 year history, Bryant University has earned a distinguished reputation for innovative academic programs and technology that are marketplace driven and highly attuned to the emerging needs of industry and society. Bryant’s close-knit, student-centered community of scholars delivers challenging academic programs that integrate business and the arts and sciences, with an emphasis on real-world application and a global perspective. Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills.

Bryant University is comprised of the College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences. Bryant’s academic programs are distinguished by an integration of business and the arts and sciences with a global perspective.

Bryant is located on a 428 acre campus in Smithfield, RI, which is situated 15 minutes from Providence, RI, and 45 minutes from Boston, MA.

The Department of History and Social Sciences houses four disciplines: Legal Studies, History, Sociology, and Political Science. There is a Legal Studies minor and a Politics and Law Major. The department is committed to Bryant’s philosophy of producing graduates with strong liberal arts and business orientations.

Principal Accountabilities

This position includes teaching introductory undergraduate courses such as The Legal Environment of Business and upper level LGLS courses with plans to develop some new courses in criminal justice.

Qualifications

Candidates should have at least a Juris Doctor degree and some teaching experience. A degree beyond a JD is not required but is preferred.

Working Environment

The standard teaching load for non-tenure track positions is four (4) courses per semester. This position will be assigned a reduced teaching load of three (3) courses per semester. The reduction will be granted based on assignment of additional administrative and advising activities in service to the department and to the University.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits. Bryant University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference or orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, ethnicity, disability, protected veteran or marital status. We strongly encourage women and minority candidates to apply.

Physical Capacities

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FAC01519
Open Date 05/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Applicant Special Instructions

Interested individuals must apply electronically at employment.bryant.edu. The application process will require the inclusion of a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and evidence of quality teaching experience. Applications should be submitted by June 15.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  3. Teaching Evaluation(s)
  4. Licenses and Certifications