January 11, 2011
Teaching Law In Business School Positions Redux
Posted by David Zaring

We let those interested know about the opportunities to teach law in business school.  The fall's announcements are here.  I'll put recent announcements from Georgia Tech, Louisiana Lafayette, and my good neighbors at Drexel up after the jump, and encourage you to apply and spread the word.

The College of Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology is seeking applications for a faculty position in Business Law at the Assistant Professor level. A Juris Doctor is required. The successful applicant is expected to produce scholarly research and to teach the College's business law offerings, including the core course in Legal and Ethical Aspects of Business, whether at the undergraduate or graduate level. Excellence in teaching and a high level of research productivity are expected.

The College of Management, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is AACSB accredited and has over 1,300 undergraduate students, almost 500 MBA students, 50 Ph.D. students, 45 students in the Management of Technology Executive MBA degree program, and 35 students in the Global Executive MBA degree program. Georgia Tech's College of Management is ranked 26th by U.S. News & World Report and 23rd by BusinessWeek. The College of Management is housed in a state of the art $55 million facility. The College is the home of the Technology Innovation: Generating Economic Results (TI:GER), a U.S. Department of Education funded Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), and the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship. The College hosts an annual Roundtable on Engineering Entrepreneurship Research, and an Impact Speakers Series featuring CEOs of technology companies. The College provides an intellectually stimulating research environment. Faculty members are active in research and publish in leading journals, books, monographs, and conference proceedings.

To apply, please send a vita and cover letter indicating your education, relevant experience, research publications and interests no later than February 7, 2011 to recruit-law@mgt.gatech.edu.

Another part of our process involves capturing statistical information on our applicants. If you wish to participate, please complete the form found at: http://mgt.gatech.edu/downloads/ga_tech_disclosure.doc, and e-mail it to vdf_email@mgt.gatech.edu.

Note: Packages sent by mail will not be accepted. All documents must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe .pdf format.

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

University of Louisiana, Lafayette

 

ACADEMIC VACANCY

 

 

POSITION:                           Assistant Professor of Legal Studies        EEO # BA 4-09

 

RESPONSIBLITIES:            Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Legal Studies, conduct scholarly research, and discharge duties relative to departmental, college, and university service and activities associated with a university faculty appointment.  A commitment to conducting peer-reviewed published research and related scholarly endeavors is essential.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:            The applicant must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited American Bar Association school and have a current license to practice law in any state.  Applicants must have an excellent academic record and demonstrate the ability to engage in high-quality teaching and research.  Preference will be given to applicants who have authored (or co-authored) an article(s) that has been accepted for publication in premier business journals, legal journals, or law reviews.  Evidence of participation in professional organizations, such as the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, is encouraged.  Applicants must also provide evidence of undergraduate and graduate teaching effectiveness, particularly of the Uniform Commercial Code, and preferably have some experience and/or interest in teaching hybrid or online distance learning courses.  Preference will be give to applicants showing evidence of the development and implementation of executive professional development or community service legal programs.    

 

ADMINISTRATIVE            The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is one of eight publicly supported universities

UNIT:    governed by the University of Louisiana System.  It consists of nine degree granting units: the Colleges of the Arts; Liberal Arts; Education; Engineering; General Studies; Nursing and Allied Health Professions; the Ray P. Authement College of Sciences; the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration; and the Graduate School.  The University has an enrollment of 16,300 students with a faculty of 618.  The University offers undergraduate degrees in 75 disciplines, the master’s degree in 26 disciplines, and the doctorate in 9 disciplines.

 

                The B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration consists of five academic units in the disciplines of Accounting; Business Systems, Analysis and Technology; Economics and Finance; Management; and Marketing and Hospitality.  The College has an enrollment of 2,800 students with a full-time faculty of 50.  In addition, there is an MBA enrollment of 200 students.  The College is accredited by AACSB International.

 

                The Department of Marketing and Hospitality has a faculty of 13 with 485 students majoring in the degree program of Marketing and 150 students majoring in Hospitality Management.  The Department participates in the MBA program and provides instruction as a service to the College and the University at the undergraduate level.

 

SALARY:               Competitive, depending upon qualifications and experience.

 

STARTING DATE:              January, 2011.

 

APPLICATIONS: The position will remain open until filled.  Candidates must send a letter of application, current vita and transcript, and three letters of reference to:

 

                                                                Gwen Fontenot, Ph.D.

Department Head and Associate Professor

                                                                Marketing and Hospitality

                                                                The University of Louisiana at Lafayette

                                                                ULL Box 43490

                                                                Lafayette, LA 70504-3490

                                                                fontenotg@louisiana.edu

                                                                Website:  moody.louisiana.edu

 

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  EEO # BA 4-09.

 

LEBOW COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

 

 

POSITION:  Assistant Professor-Legal Studies Department

 

      The Department of Legal Studies in the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 2011.   The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 


            QUALIFICATIONS:

            Candidate must have been granted a Juris Doctor degree and must have a background in Entrepreneurship Law in order to support the College’s concentration in Entrepreneurship.  Experience in International Business Law and in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level will be beneficial.  Candidates must have a commitment to working with diverse student populations and to equity in education at all levels.  Candidates must also have strong collegial and collaborative skills and experience and/or commitment to the use of technology as an instructional tool.

 

      RESPONSIBILITIES:

      Full time faculty are required to teach at least 3 out of 4 quarters per year.  Teaching requirements will include undergraduate and graduate level courses. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching excellence and must demonstrate an ability to perform scholarly research through prior publications and a commitment to a significant program of scholarly research leading to publications in premier journals.  Candidates must participate in service activities on campus and in the community.

Candidates should provide a CV, cover letter, and a list of three references with contact information. Materials received by January 31, 2011, will be given full consideration. Applications must be submitted online at www.drexeljobs.com   in order to be considered for the position. Additional documents may be attached electronically with the online application.

 

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.            The University actively encourages applications of women, minorities, and        persons with disabilities.

 

 

 

 

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