University of South Carolina Legal Writing Instructor in Columbia, South Carolina
Classification Title: Instructor
College/Division: School of Law
Department: LAW School
Advertised Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Advertised Job Summary:
The University of South Carolina School of Law is seeking to hire a full-time, non-tenure-track Legal Writing Instructor to teach Legal Research, Analysis & Writing to first year law students to begin in summer 2021. This is a nine-month, non-tenure-track appointment, and is not eligible for tenure. The Legal Writing Instructor will be responsible for teaching Legal Research, Analysis & Writing to approximately 40 students each year, working closely with a reference librarian who will team-teach the course with the Legal Writing Instructor. The Legal Writing Instructor may also be assigned some faculty government and service responsibilities.
A Legal Writing Instructor will initially receive a one-year contract, followed by a two-year contract, followed by a three-year contract, conditional upon funding and satisfactory performance. Upon successful completion of these initial contracts, a Legal Writing Instructor may receive presumptively renewable five-year contracts, conditional upon funding and satisfactory performance. The Legal Writing Instructor may also have the option to earn an additional stipend by teaching an elective course in Maymester or the Summer semester.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Applicants must have a J.D. degree. Applicants must also have at least two years of experience in law practice or a judicial clerkship or law school teaching or tutoring experience.
Full/Part Time: Full Time