August 11, 2014
Position Annoucement: Washington & Lee Business School
Posted by David Zaring

Position Announcement – Washington and Lee University 

The Department of Business Administration in the Williams School of Commerce, Economics & Politics at Washington and Lee University invites applications to fill a full-time tenure-track or clinical appointment in Business Law beginning in August 2015.  The successful candidate will be hired at the Assistant Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor or Associate Professor/Clinical Associate Professor rank.  Candidates applying at the Assistant Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor level should have at least three years of successful teaching experience at an AACSB accredited institution. 

This position is a tenure-track or clinical appointment that requires a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment.  A qualified candidate for the tenure track appointment must demonstrate the capacity to conduct ongoing scholarly research that is consistent with the rank sought.  A qualified clinical candidate must demonstrate the ability to remain engaged appropriate professional activities.  The position requires appropriate service contributions to the W&L community including advising undergraduate business administration majors.

The successful applicant will teach Business Law (a core course in the business administration major) as well as electives.  W&L provides faculty the opportunity to develop appropriate courses that are of interest to the faculty member and for which there may be student demand.  In particular we are interested in the areas of negotiations, entrepreneurship, international law, or corporate governance.

Candidates must have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school.  Candidates with a second degree in a business-related field, a record of publishing in the field of business law, business or professional experience, and/or teaching experience in higher education in the field of business law are particularly encouraged to apply. 

 

Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and teaching evaluations to: businessLaw@wlu.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All application materials must be submitted by is October  15, 2014.  Please state in your cover letter if you will be attending the Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business conference. 

If you have questions about the position, please contact Bob Ballenger, Head, Business Administration Department, ballengerb@wlu.edu.

Washington and Lee is a highly selective, private, liberal arts university with 1800 undergraduates, located in the Shenandoah Valley in Lexington, Virginia. One of the nation’s finest liberal arts colleges, W&L is unique in having accredited pre-professional undergraduate programs in business administration, journalism, and accounting, plus a graduate School of Law. Established in 1749, it is the ninth oldest institution of higher learning in the nation. To learn more, please visit www.wlu.edu.

Washington and Lee University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.   

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