Community Lawyering Adjunct Faculty Asst. 2021-2022
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Posting Title Community Lawyering Adjunct Faculty Asst. 2021-2022
Area of Specialty
Department DAL-CoL-Academic Affairs-517200
Job Location Downtown Dallas
Full Time/Part Time Part-Time
Salary Information Salary commensurate with experience
The UNT Dallas College of Law welcomes applications for Community Lawyering
Adjunct Faculty who would teach with our students in our Community Lawyering
NATURE OF POSITION AND APPOINTMENT
The appointments will be as Adjunct Faculty Assistant
The primary responsibility of Adjunct Faculty Assistant will be the direct
supervision of law students enrolled in the Community Lawyering Centers in
their representation of clients. The CLC accepts cases involving a broad range
of legal issues including family law, housing, consumer, governmental
benefits, and other areas. Adjunct faculty work closely with faculty from the
College of Law to assure that a quality instructional environment is provided
for the students and effective legal representation is provided to our
AREAS OF TEACHING.
Adjunct faculty Assistant will assist in the presentation of classroom
instruction and the creation of instructional materials. These services will
be in addition to the direct supervision of students.
Adjunct faculty Assistant members will be a critical part of the College of
Law' learning community, and will be involved in curricular and co-curricular
activities and programs relating to student learning and professional
formation throughout law school.
Because the educational program will strive for excellence in developing
practice-related competencies, adjunct faculty members will be expected to
follow the instructional and curricular practices of the College of Law,
including use of the Canvas Learning Management System, learning outcomes,
multiple assessments, and research and writing modules within a course, as
appropriate, with support from other faculty as well as research librarians.
The College of Law will support adjunct faculty in these areas by providing
training, course design expertise, and learning management system support.
• J.D. degree
• Must be employed by Legal Aid of Northwest Texas or the Dallas Public
• Superb academic and professional qualifications
• Practice experience that is sufficiently extensive and high quality to be a
foundation for teaching in the College of Law's educational program
• Demonstrated ability to achieve excellence in teaching and in guiding and
mentoring as to professional formation of students
• Commitment to the goals of the College of Law and its curricular and
instructional methods and goals
Required License / Registration / Certification
As required to meet the academic schedule.
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
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committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and
state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University
of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational
programs and activities, and employment practices.
Physical Requirements Lifting up to 10 pounds, Sitting, Standing, Twisting,
Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear
Posting Number A503P
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/52238
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Have you graduated from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor (JD) degree?
Do you have previous higher education experience?
Are you currently employed by Legal Aid of Northwest Texas or the Dallas Public Defenders Office?
Documents Needed to Apply
Letter of Recommendation
Example of Professional Writing