Detailed Job Description
Bentley University is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Law and Taxation to start July 2016. The chosen candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate law courses with a business focus, and on occasion, as needed, graduate tax courses. The standard teaching load for the tenure-track years is 2-2 (two courses per semester). The chosen candidate will be expected to publish high quality and impactful scholarship in respected academic and/or practitioner journals.
Assistant Professors are expected to focus primarily on teaching and scholarship during their tenure-track years but are also expected, to a limited degree, to engage in service to the University, as requested by the Department Chair from time to time.
Additional Description of Duties:
Bentley University, located in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts, has a strong faculty of teacher-scholars and strives to lead higher education in the integration of global business with the arts and sciences, information technology, and corporate ethics and social responsibility. Providing an intellectually stimulating academic community for both faculty and students, Bentley supports its faculty as they pursue high quality and impactful cutting-edge research and bring their expertise and real world experiences into the classroom. Approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,300 graduate students interested in business professions study at Bentley in a wide range of AACSB accredited undergraduate and graduate business programs. Bentley University is also one of only a few US business schools and approximately 130 business schools worldwide to earn European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation. See the university website (www.bentley.edu ) for information about the school, its faculty, its students, and its programs.
Candidates for this position should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and evidence of promise in producing high quality and impactful scholarship. Candidates also should have a proven recent track record of teaching both undergraduate and graduate law courses within a business program/curriculum, evidence of an ability to teach ethics within such law courses, and experience teaching tax in an MST program. Proven ability to teach other undergraduate and/or graduate law elective courses within undergraduate business curricula and/or MBA programs will be considered favorably. The candidate must have a demonstrated interest in and ability to publish in law reviews or other widely respected academic journals. The candidate must have excellent academic credentials, including a J.D., admission to practice in one state's jurisdiction, three years relevant work experience and a minimum of three years of university level teaching experience.
License(s) Required for the Position
Admission to practice by a state's Board of Bar Overseers.
Special Instructions to Applicants
All application materials should be submitted through Bentley's on-line employment site at https://jobs.bentley.edu. Applications should include curriculum vita, cover letter, teaching evaluations, and a sample of published scholarship. (Please upload sample published research using the "Other Document" link.)
All candidates will be asked to answer a series of yes/no questions as part of the online application process and to submit contact information for 3 references. Please note that references will only be contacted once the search committee has narrowed the candidate pool.
For best consideration, please apply by September 30. Some interviews will be conducted at the Academy of Legal Studies National meeting in Philadelphia, August 2015, and others will be scheduled in Waltham, MA.
Contact Professor Marianne DelPo Kulow, Chair, Law, Taxation and Financial Planning at firstname.lastname@example.org and copy Angela Middleton, email@example.com if you have specific questions about this position.
Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.