Law: Tenure Track Faculty - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518


United States
(2013 - 1344)

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Detailed Job Description

Overview
QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW anticipates hiring one or more tenure-track faculty members, at entry level or above, to start in the fall 2014 semester. 

The School of Law seeks to imbue students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for competent and ethical service in the legal profession.  In addition to a full program of basic and elective courses, the Center for Health Law & Policy and the Center on Dispute Resolution enable students to prepare intensively for practice in these areas of the law.  Quinnipiac is now one of a select number of universities in the country with a law school and a medical school, providing many opportunities for collaboration between the schools.  The School of Law is ABA accredited and a member of the AALS. 

For more information, please got to http://www.quinnipiac.edu/academics/colleges-schools-and-departments/school-of-law/.

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private, coeducational university with 6,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students. Quinnipiac’s three campuses are located in Hamden and North Haven, Connecticut, just north of New Haven, 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston.

Responsibilities
Specific job requirements include developing and teaching courses in those aspects of health law, environmental law, corporate law, administrative law, and/or international law within the candidate’s areas of expertise or interest or as determined by curricular needs, as well as guiding, advising, and mentoring students.  Tenure track faculty will maintain an active research agenda that will lead to publications in nationally or internationally recognized journals.  Service to the law school and the University community is required.

Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and a record of significant scholarship or demonstrated potential for scholarly achievement.  The principal curricular focus will be health law, broadly construed to include public health and environmental law, international and global perspectives on health law, access to and distribution of public health care benefits, and health-care-related administrative, business, and corporate law, as well as clinical law with a health law emphasis.  Candidates should be interested in interdisciplinary collaborations with faculty and students at the University’s new Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine and other health-care-related programs.

Qualifications and Special Instructions to Applicants
All candidates must hold a J.D. or graduate degree in a related field (e.g., Ph.D. in economics, MPH).  Our faculty are committed to excellent teaching balanced with scholarly activity. Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong potential for or have an established record of excellent teaching, research, and service to the university community.

We welcome applications from practicing lawyers with substantial relevant experience and from candidates whose backgrounds would enhance the diversity of our faculty.  

TO APPLY:
All applications must be submitted electronically via our online system.
Application materials should include ONLY:

  1. a letter declaring interest in the position;
  2. a current CV, including details of teaching experience and research achievements; and
  3. the names and contact information of three references on the application form. 

While the application process requires that candidates apply online, inquiries regarding the position may be directed to:  Professor Neal Feigenson, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, Quinnipiac University School of Law.  Please send e-mail inquiries to: Neal.Feigenson@quinnipiac.edu. Please do not send any application materials directly to Professor Feigenson.

Consideration of candidates will begin upon receipt of applications and will continue until the position is filled.  We will be interviewing candidates at the AALS Faculty Recruitment Conference on October 17-19, 2013.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Job Code 2013 - 1344

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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