ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/PROFESSOR OF LAW

  • Drake University Law School
  • Aug 11, 2020
Full time Education Legal

Job Description

DRAKE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL invites applicants for three positions:

1)  Clinical Professor and Director of the Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children’s Rights. The twelve-month faculty position may begin as early as July 2021. It will be annual or long-term contract or tenure-track, depending on the candidate’s qualifications and preferences.  The Center works to advance children's rights and improve the child welfare system.

Director’s duties include case selection and clinic design, supervising direct representation and assessing students, teaching a weekly skills development seminar, engaging in community education, and directing system reform efforts.

Candidates must possess a J.D. or comparable law degree and be admitted, or able to satisfy the requirements for admission, to the Iowa Bar. An exceptional academic record, distinguished record of clinical teaching or extensive practice-related experience, a demonstrated capacity for excellence in teaching, supervision and assessment, and service is preferred. At least three years of teaching and/or practice experience is also preferred.

2) Entry level and lateral candidates with demonstrated interest or experience in Technology Law for a tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Professor of Law position.  In addition to service and scholarship, this position involves teaching courses such as Legal/Ethical Issues in Technology, Technology Law, Privacy Law, and related areas in both the Law School and the College of Arts & Sciences as well as advising law and undergraduate students and serving as a University resource on technology legal issues.

3) Entry level and lateral candidates with demonstrated interest or experience in Contracts, Sales, Tax, Intellectual Property, and Family Law for a tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Professor of Law position.

Applicants for the entry level and lateral candidates for a tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Professor of Law positions beginning in the 2021-22 academic year must hold a J.D. degree (or the equivalent) and should have a record of academic excellence, substantial academic or practice experience, and a passion for teaching. Appointment rank will be determined commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Drake University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Confidential review of applications will begin immediately.

Qualified candidates should apply online via HireTouch with letter of interest, complete CV, teaching evaluations (if available), a diversity statement, and the names and addresses of at least three references.