Professor of Law
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Work type: Faculty Full-time
Department: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Location: Brookdale Center, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching, Legal
The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University invites
applications for a faculty position as Director of Cardozo's nationally
renowned Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution.
This pioneering program was started in 1990 to foster the idea that lawyers
can fruitfully serve as problem solvers, counselors, and peacemakers. To meet
this goal, the program has multiple facets: first, the program produces the
Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, one of the leading student-edited law
journals in the field. In addition to publishing academic articles on dispute
resolution, the journal hosts and publishes the annual Jed D. Melnick
Symposium, which brings together prominent authors to examine cutting-edge
issues in ADR . Second, the program is home to two Mediation clinics, In
addition, the program sponsors an unrivaled set of ADR course offerings and
supports Cardozo's active ADR Honor Society. The Director will play a pivotal
role in shaping the next generation of ADR practitioners.
Experience & Educational Background:
We would consider senior, junior, or entry-level candidates whose primary
interest is in podium teaching, clinical teaching, or a combination of the
two. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to the study of
mediation, negotiation, and arbitration Rank is dependent on experience but
tenure is an option for a candidate with the requisite scholarly record.
The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located
in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program
in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts,
Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public
advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our
Center for Rights and Justice. Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and
encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo
provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with
practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law,
civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a
vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.
A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent
compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law
school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes
people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.
Cardozo Law values diversity and aims to build a team with a multiplicity of
backgrounds, identities, and lived experiences that inform and strengthen our
work. The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or
protected veteran status.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring
minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Advertised: Oct 8, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time