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2024-2025 Lecturer Pool Recruitment

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 - $74,576

Application Window

Open date: March 8, 2024

Next review date: Wednesday, Jul 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Mar 1, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

This is a pool recruitment for academic, non-tenure track, limited-term appointments for part-time Lecturer positions. We are seeking qualified candidates with current knowledge and work experience who can create an interactive and engaging learning environment for students. Lecturer positions are dependent upon instructional needs for the 2024-2025 academic year. To see possible course descriptions, visit: Creating a new course is also a possibility.

Candidates must have a J.D. or equivalent degree, be a member of the bar in good standing or be a Judge, and possess exemplary professional experience in the substantive area of law covered by the course(s).

A complete application will include (1) Cover Letter -- provide a concise description of proposed course(s) seeking to teach and qualifications to be considered, if there is an opening; (2) Current Curriculum Vitae; (3) Statement of Contributions to Diversity will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested; (4) Statement of Teaching (Optional), however if teaching has been done before, please provide a statement of what course(s) have been taught; (5) Student Evaluation Sample (Optional), If teaching has been done before, provide a sample of student evaluation(s); and (6) the names, addresses, including email addresses of 3 professional references.

Commensurate with qualifications, education and experience. Salary will be prorated based on percent of appointment for part-time Lecturer positions. The percent of appointment depends on the type and number of courses assigned.

General responsibilities include: Teaching, holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and other duties as assigned.

Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue as needed. Decisions will be made on a rolling basis and the timing of decisions will vary according to a variety of factors including curricular need and course scheduling. Candidates under consideration will be contacted by the School of Law. The applicant pool will close on February 27, 2025; candidates who have yet to receive an offer and who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • A J.D. degree or equivalent degree
  • A member of the bar in good standing or a judgeship
  • Possess exemplary professional experience in the substantive area of law covered by the course(s)

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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