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Visiting Faculty (School of Law) (Full Time)
or until filled
School of Law-SIUC
School of Law-SIUC
2 - 9 month

Southern Illinois University School of Law is an outstanding small public law school that provides its students with an optimal mix of theoretical and experiential educational opportunities in a student-centered environment in order to prepare them for a changing legal profession in a global environment. SIU School of Law seeks to fill one full-time visiting faculty position to begin on August 16, 2021. 

The anticipated term of appointment is two 9-month academic terms. The appointment will be structured as a 9-month academic term, renewable for a second 9-month academic term contingent on satisfactory performance. The successful candidate will teach courses in Torts, Constitutional Law, Family Law, Corporations, and/or Legal Writing, as well as other courses depending on the needs of the School of Law and on the successful candidate’s area of expertise. Academic rank will depend on academic credentials and experience of the selected individual.

Classroom instruction and other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school or its equivalent.

For appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, applicants must have an outstanding law school academic record as assessed by rank in class, participation on law review, participation in other co-curricular activities such as moot court, honors received, and other factors relevant to academic performance.

For appointment at the rank of Visiting Associate Professor or Visiting Professor, applicants must have an established track record of teaching and scholarship excellence commensurate with the advanced rank.

Law teaching experience; outstanding professional record; the ability to further the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence—cultural and professional competency, inclusion, and diversity in the classroom.

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae
Judith Ray

SIU Carbondale, member of the SIU System, is an anti-racist community that opposes racism, discrimination and inequity in any form, and embraces diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice for all people.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans 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.