Visiting Professor, Law

  • The University of Arizona
  • Tucson, AZ
  • May 06, 2022
Full time Law & Criminal Justice

Job Description


Posting Number: req9688

Department: Law Instruction

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The James E. Rogers College of Law is seeking to fill the position of Visiting Professor. This position will include teaching courses in the BA Law/MLS program and JD curriculum, and will have academic program administrative responsibilities for the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program (IPLP). This is a one year appointment.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach the American Common Law System I course (Fall semester, focusing on Contracts and Torts) and American Common Law System II course (Spring semester, focusing on Property)
  • Academic program administrative responsibility for the IPLP JD, LLM, and SJD recruitment and financial aid/scholarship programs and JD certificate and LL.M. and SJD degree program 
  • Teach one additional course in the BA/MPS or JD law curriculum
  • Academic advising, counseling, and SJD dissertation supervision  

Minimum Qualifications

  • JD degree 
  • 3-5 years teaching experience with undergraduate and non-law Masters degree students on American common law topics (Contracts, Torts, Property, Criminal Law)
  • 3-5 years teaching experience in the field of indigenous peoples law, policy and/or human rights
  • 1-3 years experience in academic program development and/or administration experience  
  • 1-3 years experience in undergraduate and/or JD and/or graduate law student academic advising and counseling 

Preferred Qualifications

  • LLM or SJD degree
  • Experience in recruiting, teaching and advising Native American JD, LLM and SJD students

Rank: Professor

Tenure Information

Visiting (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Justin Boro

Assistant Director, Indigenous Peoples Law Policy Program


Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Three Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant

In addition to CV and cover letter, please provide 3 references.

The finalist will be required to provide a copy of their credentials for the required credential verification process.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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