Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
Texas Tech University School of Law invites applications from exceptional individuals to fill a visiting faculty position for either the 2024 spring semester or the 2023-24 academic year (Requisition 32154BR/Visiting Professor). The Law School has curricular needs for Constitutional Law and Civil Rights Law. Candidates must be willing to teach both of these courses if applying for the Spring 2024 semester, and related courses for the Fall 2023 semester if applying for the entire academic year.
Applicants must possess a J.D. degree and have a commitment to or demonstrated record of exemplary teaching, scholarly distinction, and institutional or public service. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation law students is highly desirable. Prior teaching experience, law practice experience, or service as a judicial clerk, is also preferred. Service to the School of Law and University is expected and may include relevant extracurricular activities. Although we recognize that external funding opportunities have traditionally been limited in legal academia, candidates who have strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding or who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.
Texas Tech University, located in Lubbock, Texas, is a state-supported National Research University with an enrollment that exceeds 40,000 students. In addition, Texas Tech University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). The law school has approximately 431 students and 38 full-time faculty members. The law school is an integral part of the University and offers 10 dual-degree programs with other Texas Tech schools and colleges. The Lubbock metropolitan area is home to over 300,000 people, enjoys affordable housing, abundant sunshine, friendly people, and offers easy access to other parts of the country. For more information, visit our website at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/law.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references electronically to the attention of Professor Richard Rosen, Chair, Appointments Committee, at the Texas Tech Jobs website: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech You may also contact Professor Rosen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Resume review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.