December 11, 2011
Business Law Positions At Business Schools
Posted by David Zaring

Announcements from UConn, Toronto's Ryerson, and Philadelphia's LaSalle below, if you're on the market, or thinking about it.


> Assistant Professor of Business Law

> School of Business

> University of Connecticut


> The University of Connecticut School of Business solicits applications for two tenure-track faculty Assistant Professor positions.  An Assistant Professor of Business Law is expected to engage in scholarly research and publish in high quality journals.  The faculty member is also expected to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.  In addition, the faculty member is expected to perform service and outreach, including pre-law student advising, as needed and consistent with the School of Business and the University of Connecticut interests and priorities.


> Minimum Qualifications:  J.D. degree by the time of appointment from an accredited United States law school or equivalent foreign terminal degree; evidence that reflects the potential for excellent scholarly activity; and evidence of effective teaching of business law and/or significant experience in the practice of law in areas related to business or finance.


> Preferred Qualifications:  Degree in a business related field at either the master's or undergraduate level; a demonstrated record of published productivity in the field of business law; effective teaching experience at the higher or executive education level; and specialization in the field of business law as it relates to finance and securities law, or ethics, or legal aspects of entrepreneurship.


> These are permanent positions starting August 23, 2012.  Rank, eligibility for tenure, and compensation package will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience.  The faculty member will be required to work at the University of Connecticut's main campus located in Storrs, and may have the opportunity for teaching in the part-time MBA and Executive MBA programs at the regional (Hartford/Waterbury/Stamford) campuses.


> Please visit Husky Hire at to submit 1) a cover letter of interest, 2) full curriculum vita, and 3) names of at least three references who are familiar with the candidates' work via Husky Hire.  If you have questions about the position, please contact Associate Professor Robert Bird at  The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.  (Search # 2012259)




Employment Opportunity: Assistant Professor in Business Law


Number of Available Positions: 2


Position: The School of Business at La Salle University seeks applications for two open rank, tenure-track faculty positions in Business Law effective August 2012. The successful candidates will join the 10-member Management & Leadership Department at the Philadelphia, PA campus.  The Business Law faculty members teach a range of courses on the legal environment of business and business ethics in the undergraduate and MBA programs. 

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have an excellent academic record, including a Juris Doctor or a Ph.D. in a related field.  The candidate will have passed the bar and holds a current license to practice.  Desired qualifications include a strong commitment to outstanding teaching and the pursuit of a thoughtful and ambitious research agenda. Accordingly, the most competitive candidates will have superior prior teaching experience and a proven record of research and publication. Training or professional experience in the fields of ethics, legal environment of business, entrepreneurship or other disciplines relevant to the Department’s teaching and research missions will be viewed favorably.

Job Responsibility: Depending on the specific background and qualifications of the successful candidate, as well as the needs of the School of Business, teaching responsibilities will include some combination of law, business environment and business ethics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The candidate appointed will be expected to develop a strong record of publication consistent with our AACSB accreditation.

Application: Applicants should send electronically (1) a letter of application describing their teaching and research interests and experiences, (2) a current vita or resume, (3) evidence of teaching ability (such as summaries of student evaluations), (4) a representative sample of publications or a legal writing sample, and (5) the names and contact information for three references to:

Kathryn A. Szabat, Ph.D.

School of Business

La Salle University

1900 W. Olney Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19141


La Salle University is a Roman Catholic university in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and welcomes applications of all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission.  For a complete mission statement, visit our website at

La Salle University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  AA/EOE





Tenure-Stream Faculty Position


The Law and Business department invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful applicant will have an S.J.D. or equivalent, a demonstrated record of related research, evidence of teaching excellence, and a capacity for collaboration and collegial service.

The Law & Business department is looking to expand its undergraduate legal education and research while meeting current curriculum needs. The successful applicant will be able to contribute to one or more of the following areas of specialization: international business law, intellectual property law, corporate law, commercial law and criminal law as it relates to business.

Please forward your detailed curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching and research interests, a copy of a sample publication, a copy of a teaching evaluation, and names of three references to: Dr. Avner Levin, Chair, Law & Business Department, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, e-mail: . Applications are due by January 6, 2012.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: The RFA’s website can be found at: A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:

The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University offers distinctive Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) and graduate (MBA and MMSc) degrees in four schools – Business Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Information Technology Management and Retail Management. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto's diverse business community, our Bay Street location reinforces our strong links to the heart of corporate Canada. With an emphasis on relevant curriculum and excellence in teaching and research, our Schools continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation and program quality by combining academic rigour with real-world learning. To learn more about our Schools, please visit

Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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