Wednesday, June 18, 2008


Tort Law Faculty positions at SIU

Faculty Position: Tort Law
Southern Illinois University School of Law

Southern Illinois University School of Law seeks to hire an Assistant or Associate Professor of Law to teach Torts, Advanced Torts, and other courses to be negotiated

Title & Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor of Law.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess: (1) either the Juris Doctor degree or its equivalent from an ABA accredited law school, or an advanced law degree from an ABA accredited law school; (2) an impressive law school academic record; and (3) the potential to produce high quality scholarship. To be eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor level, the candidate must have prior law school teaching experience and an established record of scholarship and contributions to the profession. Associate Professor candidates should be able to meet the requirements for tenure on the faculty of the School of Law.

Preferred Qualifications: Law teaching experience, an advanced law degree, an established scholarship record, practice experience and/or judicial clerkship experience.

Duties & Responsibilities: (a) classroom instruction; (b) research and publication involving legal analysis of a high quality; (c) committee and other service work within the law school; and (d) university and public service.

Deadline for application: September 30, 2008, or until position is filled.

To apply: Applications should be submitted electronically at

A completed application will require a letter of application, resumé and the contact information for three references. The letter should be addressed to:

Marshall Kapp, Chair, Personnel Committee
Southern Illinois University School of Law, Mail Code 6804
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1150 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

SIUC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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