Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction Search
Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction at Northwestern University's Center for Legal Studies
Northwestern University’s Center for Legal Studies invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, faculty appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction, beginning September 1, 2022. This is a teaching-track position that offers good prospects of job security and promotion, contingent upon continuing excellence in job performance. Duties include teaching six quarter-long undergraduate courses per academic year.
We welcome applications from stellar teachers, especially those with proven ability to teach a range of lower- and upper-division courses on law and society. We particularly welcome applicants who can teach courses on criminal law and mass incarceration. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Political Science, Sociology, or a related field, which must be conferred by September 1, 2022. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience working with diverse student communities. Details regarding promotion and reappointment for teaching-track positions are available online at http://www.weinberg.northwestern.edu/faculty/career/reappointment-promotion/promotion/.
Interested applicants should use the Application Link below to submit a letter of application, a CV, and the names of three references. Additional materials, including letters of recommendation from listed references, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching evaluations, syllabi, and a statement of teaching philosophy) will be requested from selected candidates. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 12, 2021.
Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class. Individuals from all diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. For more information, please see the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment (https://www.northwestern.edu/equity/documents/discrimination-harassment-policy-resources-procedures-final.pdf). Job applicants who wish to request an accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the Office of Equity. Additional information on the accommodations process is available at https://www.northwestern.edu/equal-opportunity-access/accommodation/disability.html.
Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:
- Applications will only be accepted via the online application (link below).
- Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files. Please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
- Please prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references. Should you be on the short list, your references will be contacted and invited to provide their letters on your behalf.
- All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled out before clicking the "Submit" button.
- Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved.
Applications should be submitted no later than November 12, 2021.
Please direct all inquiries to Charlene Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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