Visiting Professor

  • Texas Tech University School of Law
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, TX
  • Feb 03, 2021
Full time Education Legal

Job Description

Texas Tech University School of Law invites applications from exceptional individuals to fill a visiting faculty position for the 2021-22 academic year (Requisition 22902BR/Visiting Professor). It is anticipated that the law school will have curricular needs for Constitutional Law, Evidence, and Criminal Procedure. Candidates should be willing to teach at least two of those three courses.


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.


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 410 students and 36 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 Brian D. Shannon, Chair, Personnel Committee, at the Texas Tech Jobs website: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech/. You may also contact Professor Shannon at brian.shannon@ttu.edu. Resume review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.