Saturday, September 2, 2017
Golden Gate University School of Law is seeking to hire a Director of its LL.M. in Taxation and LL.M. in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law programs:
This position is a full time, tenure or tenure-track position. Our LLM in Taxation has provided 40 years of instruction and has 1,600 plus alumni and is consistently ranked as the best LLM in Taxation in California. We are also proud of our newest LLM in Estate Planning which started in 2015 and is the first LLM in Estate Planning west of the Mississippi River. We welcome the opportunity to work with a director to help shape these programs to best meet the needs of lawyers seeking to enhance their learning and training in these specialty areas.
The Associate Professor and Director of LL.M. Tax and LL.M. Estate Planning Programs will be responsible for directing these two graduate law programs (including the dual degree program for Tax and Estate Planning) including administrative duties such as marketing and recruitment of students, admission of students, advising students on course selection and career development, determining curriculum and scheduling courses, facilitating J.D. and LL.M. externship placements, hiring and evaluating adjuncts, assisting students in securing professional employment, overseeing Golden Gate’s Pro Bono Tax Clinic, and conducting effective outreach to the tax practitioner bar. The Director will work closely with the Associate Dean of Admissions to coordinate admissions for graduate law programs. As Associate Professor of Law, the individual will be responsible for teaching law school courses.
Candidates must have a J.D. degree and an LL.M. in taxation or estate planning from an ABA accredited law school. Practical or academic experience in Estate Planning, International Taxation, Individual Taxation, State and Local Taxation, and Business Entity Taxation are helpful. We seek applications from candidates with a record of scholarly distinction (or significant promise) as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching. Applicants should have a distinguished academic background, significant practical experience, and should be able to demonstrate the ability to work collegially with students in an advising capacity both academically and professionally. Candidates with supervisory and administrative experience are preferred. For more information or to apply, please go here.