Job Description Summary
The Law and Taxation Department at Bentley University invites applicants for a
tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2023.
The chosen candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate law courses
with a business focus. Bentley is committed to the teacher-scholar model where
teaching, scholarship, and service excellence are expected and valued. While
class sizes may vary, Law courses are generally capped at 35 students.
The chosen candidate will be expected to publish high quality and impactful
scholarship in respected academic journals.
In addition, all full-time Bentley faculty are expected to engage in service
to the Department and University. The successful applicant will be expected to
be an engaged participant in the Law and Taxation Department and in the
Information about the Law Department is available at: Bentley University Law
and Taxation Department
Bentley University leads higher education in the integration of global
business with the arts and sciences, corporate social responsibility, and our
legacy strengths in accounting and finance. We seek faculty who have a
commitment to high ethical standards and a willingness to embrace change. A
supportive, team-oriented work environment promotes personal development and
Bentley University is an AACSB accredited institution that enrolls
approximately 5,500 students at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral
levels. Bloomberg ranks Bentley in the top 20 undergraduate business programs
in the United States and U.S. News & World Report ranked Bentley as 6th in the
Best Regional Universities-North category.
Candidates must have a Juris Doctorate (JD).
Qualified applicants should have a proven recent record of excellent
undergraduate and/or graduate teaching. Experience teaching undergraduate law
courses within a business program/curriculum is preferred. Applicants must be
familiar with Blackboard and Zoom or have a willingness to learn. Bentley
University makes training available for both platforms.
Qualified candidates should demonstrate promise of producing high quality and
impactful scholarship. Proven ability to publish in law reviews is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
For best consideration, please apply by October 15, 2022 . For full
consideration, candidates should submit the following as part of the
Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
Diversity Statement: The diversity statement should be one-to-two pages
and speak to your experience with diversity (i.e., gender, race,
ethnicity, age, religious or other backgrounds) and/or inclusion (all
members of an organization are valued, respected, and have influence) and
how it relates to your research, teaching or service. Bentley University
recognizes that your individual exposure to diversity is a function of
your background. We value those from relatively homogenous cultural
contexts as well as those from diverse cultural contexts, whether in the
U.S. or internationally, where diversity may take on different forms.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the
exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views
them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through
diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented
students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We
strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups,
individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse
experiences and backgrounds.