Position Title Assistant Professor in Business Law
Job Posting Number 20228TTL
Job Location San Marcos
Department Finance & Economics
The Department of Finance and Economics in the McCoy College of Business
Administration anticipates a tenure-track opening in business law at the rank
of assistant professor effective fall 2022.
Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate business law courses;
conducting research leading to scholarly publications as recognized by the
college in the area of business law; and providing service to the students of
Texas State University, the department, the college, and the profession. All
positions are subject to availability of funds.
Earned Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree from an ABA-accredited
school of law;
Minimum of three (3) years full-time, non-academic experience in
position(s) that require a J.D.;
Active research agenda that demonstrates the potential for continued
Demonstrative record of scholarly publications commensurate with
Previous experience teaching law at the university or law-school level;
Membership and participation as a member of a law school law review or
moot court team;
Experience as a law clerk at an appellate court or federal district court;
An undergraduate, masters, or doctoral degree from an AACSB-accredited
college or university, or other relevant postgraduate degrees.
Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be
accepted and considered, https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35570.
To ensure full consideration, please submit the materials listed below before
October 1, 2021:
• A letter of application;
• An up-to-date curriculum vitae;
• Unofficial graduate transcripts;
• Evidence of research potential;
• Student evaluations of instruction (if available); and
• Two (2) letters of reference.
As part of our application process, we are requesting two (2) letters of
reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in
the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of
your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your
references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your
application through a confidential online portal. Applicants are highly
recommended to remind their referees to respond to the letter request in a
timely manner. Letters of recommendation will be required prior to interviews.
The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from
all degree granting universities.
Proposed Start Date Fall 2022
Review Date 10/01/2021
Open Until Filled? Yes
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse
community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those
who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our
diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of
record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records,
education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any
tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in
university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.
Why Work at Texas State?
Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty
members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral
Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university
creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares
its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that
await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.
Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly
work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness,
Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.
Quick Link https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35570
Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
Evidence of Research Potential
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
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Do you have a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree from an ABA accredited U.S. law school?
Yes, I have a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree from an ABA accredited U.S. law school.
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