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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Marty McMahon Named Director Of Florida Graduate Tax Program; Florida To Hire Three New Tax Faculty

McMahonUniversity of Florida Levin College of Law Names Martin J. McMahon as Director of the Graduate Tax Program:

The University of Florida Levin College of Law has announced that Martin J. McMahon, the James J. Freeland Eminent Scholar in Taxation has been appointed to succeed Michael K. Friel as Director of the Graduate Tax Program. Professor Friel stepped down as Director of the Director of the Graduate Tax Program when he retired at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year after serving as the Director for more than 25 years. Emeritus Professor Friel will continue to teach in the Graduate Tax Program as an adjunct professor, as have Lawrence Lokken, Emeritus Hugh Culverhouse Eminent Scholar in Taxation and Emeritus Professors David Hudson and Patricia Dilley. Professor McMahon has been a member of the faculty of the UF Graduate Tax Program since 1997.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

South Dakota Seeks To Hire A Tax Clinic Director

South Dakota Law School LogoThe University of South Dakota School of Law invites applications for the position of Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Director:

The position is non-tenure track and paid out of a federal grant beginning no later than January 2017. Continued employment is contingent on availability of grant funding.

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August 17, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Utah Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

Utah Logo (2016)The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law invites applications for faculty positions at the rank of associate professor (tenure track), professor (with tenure), or career line (long-term clinical or other non-tenure track, rank consistent with experience) beginning academic year 2017-2018:

Qualifications include a record of excellence in academics or practice, successful teaching experience or potential as a teacher, and strong scholarly distinction or promise for tenure track or tenured positions. The College is particularly interested in candidates in the area of tax law. Interested persons should submit an application to the University of Utah Human Resources website.

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August 3, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Richmond Seeks To Hire An Entry-Level Tax Prof

Richmond LogoThe University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill two entry-level tenure-track positions for the 2017-2018 academic year, including one in tax law:

Candidates should have outstanding academic credentials and show superb promise for top-notch scholarship and teaching. The University of Richmond, an equal opportunity employer, is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body and to supporting an inclusive campus community. Applications from candidates who will contribute to these goals are strongly encouraged.

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August 2, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Tennessee Seeks To Hire A Tax Clinician

Tennessee LogoThe University of Tennessee College of Law invites applications from both entry-level and lateral candidates for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions to commence in the 2017 Fall Semester:

Candidates should have a particular interest in either business law teaching, including business associations and contracts, or transactional clinical teaching in business, taxation, intellectual property, community economic development, or health care that offers students transferable legal skills.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Houston College Of Law Seeks To Hire Staff Attorney In Its Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

Houston College 2Houston College of Law seeks to hire a Staff Attorney in its Low Income Taxpayer Clinic:

Job Description

SUMMARY  Houston College of Law, located in downtown Houston, recently received approval from the IRS to receive a grant to operate a LITC. Beginning with the fall 2016 semester, the LITC will provide direct representation in federal tax controversies to low income taxpayers. Clients assisted by the LITC might need a variety of types of assistance in resolving their federal tax issues with the IRS, including entering into installment agreements, submitting offers in compromise, negotiating with IRS Appeals, requesting Collection Due Process Hearings, and filing petitions and litigating in the United States Tax Court. Funding for this position through the IRS grant currently is available only for the fall 2016 semester. Houston College of Law has applied for grant funds for calendar year 2017 and intends to apply for grant funds for future years. Employment as a Staff Attorney in the LITC following the fall 2016 semester is contingent on grant funding and the law school’s requirements.

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July 21, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

North Carolina Central Law School Seeks To Hire A Tax Clinic Director

NCC LogoNorth Carolina Central University School of Law invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for the position of Director/Supervisor of its Low Income Taxpayer Clinic:

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July 20, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

South Carolina Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

South Carolina Logo (2016)The University of South Carolina School of Law invites applications for tenured, tenure-track, or visiting faculty positions to begin fall semester 2017:

The School of Law is interested in candidates who are qualified to teach in the areas of taxation and clinical legal education, but will also be considering candidates in a variety of other areas of need. The School of Law is also interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our law school community.

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July 19, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Miami Seeks To Hire A Tenured Or Tenure-Track Tax Prof

Miami LogoThe University of Miami School of Law is seeking to hire a tenured or tenure-track tax professor:

The University of Miami School of Law is interested in all persons of high academic achievement and promise, including those who hold Ph.D. degrees. We will consider applications from candidates at any level and with any area of specialization within tax.

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Monday, July 4, 2016

Pittsburgh Seeks To Hire An Entry-Level Or Junior Lateral Tax Prof

Pitt Logo (2015)The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a tenure-track tax position beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year:

The successful candidate will become an integral part of Pitt Law’s tax program, which includes a Tax Law Concentration, a Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, and the peer-reviewed Pittsburgh Tax Review. We anticipate hiring for this position at the rank of assistant or associate professor, depending on the candidate’s qualifications. We encourage applications from entry-level and junior lateral candidates for this position.

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Bentley University Seeks To Hire A Tenure-Track Tax Prof

BentleyBentley University (Waltham, MA) is seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Law in its Law, Tax & Financial Planning Department:

The Law Taxation and Financial Planning Department at Bentley University, located in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Law to start in July 2017. With a strong faculty of teacher-scholars, Bentley 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. We seek individuals who represent different backgrounds, interests and talents and who share a commitment to the fusion of business and arts & sciences education, information technology, and business ethics.

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June 13, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Harvard Seeks To Hire A Tax Clinician

Harvard Law School (2016)Attorney Fellow, Harvard Law School Federal Tax Clinic:

Duties & Responsibilities. The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School (LSC) seeks to hire a Clinical Fellow in the Federal Tax Clinic. The Clinic—through which Harvard Law students receive hands-on lawyering opportunities—provides direct legal representation in tax controversies to low-income taxpayers. The Clinic’s docket includes cases before the IRS, in Federal Tax Court, and in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal. Many of the Clinic’s cases raise cutting-edge issues regarding tax procedure and tax law. The Fellow will work closely with Visiting Clinical Professor of Law T. Keith Fogg, who directs the Clinic. The Fellow’s responsibilities will include screening cases for merit and law reform opportunities, representing clients, helping to manage the Clinic’s docket, contributing to community outreach and engagement efforts, and supporting the Clinic’s teaching mission. The position represents a unique opportunity to join Harvard Law School’s clinical program, to work in a dynamic public interest and clinical teaching law office, and to develop lawyering and clinical teaching skills. Salary is commensurate with experience. The position is for an initial one-year appointment. The possibility of reappointment depends on the availability of funding and Law School and project requirements.

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June 7, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Washington University Seeks To Hire A Tax Clinician

Washington U. Law School Logo (2014)Washington University School of Law seeks to hire a Staff Attorney for its Low Income Taxpayer Clinic:

The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, through its second- and third-year law students, provides free legal assistance to low income taxpayers on income tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service. The Staff Attorney is expected to assist the clinic’s co-directors in supervising and monitoring the work of the students, handle matters relating to the day-to-day administration of the clinic law office and its cases, and assume primary responsibility for clinic cases that begin or are not concluded during the academic year.

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June 7, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, April 29, 2016

Tulane Is Seeking To Hire A Tax Visitor

Tulane (2015)Tulane Law School is seeking to hire a visiting tax professor for either Fall 2016 or the entire 2016-17 Academic Year:

Visitors would be expected to teach basic Income Tax and other tax related courses. Applicants at any career stage are encouraged. To apply, please submit a CV along with a statement of interest and any supporting documentation. Applications and questions may be directed to Vice Dean Ronald J. Scalise Jr.

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April 29, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, April 15, 2016

Denver Seeks To Hire A Visiting Tax Prof

Denver Logo (2015)The University of Denver Sturm College of Law seeks to hire a Visiting Professor of the Practice (any rank) to teach a full-time load of five tax courses (18 quarter units or equivalent) in the Graduate Tax Program — and possibly the JD program — during the 2016-2017 academic year:

The Visiting Professor will teach mostly required courses in the Graduate Tax Program, such as Corporate Taxation; Civil & Criminal Procedure; Individual Tax Problems; Partnership Taxation; Property Transactions; Tax Accounting; and Tax Principles, Research & Writing. The Visiting Professor may also teach one or more elective courses in the Graduate Tax Program, or tax courses in the Sturm College of Law. Most courses will be taught in the evenings. The position will begin September 1, 2016, or sooner depending on the availability of the successful candidate. This is a faculty appointment with service expectations for all twelve months. This appointment is not on the tenure track, but may be renewable for another year at the discretion of the Sturm College of Law and Graduate Tax Program.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Minnesota Seeks To Hire A Part-Time Tax Clinician

Minnesota LogoPosition Description:

University of Minnesota Law Clinics, the clinical program of the University of Minnesota Law School, welcomes applicants for the Adjunct Clinical Supervising Attorney-Qualified Tax Expert position in its Ronald M. Mankoff Tax Clinic. The Tax Clinic is an in-house clinic partially subsidized with a grant from the I.R.S. Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) program. The position is a 12-month, part-time (40% time) position. The Tax Clinic is a 7-credit course that runs Fall through Spring.

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March 30, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (1)

Thursday, March 24, 2016

UMKC Law School Seeks To Hire Two Tax Clinicians

UMKCThe University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law seeks two clinical faculty members who will serve as Director and Assistant Director of the Tax Clinic, in the role of Assistant/Associate Clinical Professors, beginning in summer 2016. These are non-tenure track appointments subject to continuing receipt of grant funding from the IRS:

The primary role of these position will be to serve as a clinical professors in the Low Income Taxpayer’s Clinic, providing legal assistance to clients and supervising student work. The successful applicants would also assist with the Law School’s Taxation LLM by teaching or co-teaching taxation coursework, and engaging in other tasks related to the law school tax curriculum as appropriate. Required qualifications include: A J.D. degree from an accredited Law School with a strong academic record; admission to the Missouri Bar (or eligibility for reciprocal admission); at least five years of experience in federal tax practice, including extensive experience in representation before the Internal Revenue Service; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to work in teams; and experience in teaching or advising students or junior lawyers.

Applicants must apply by submitting a resume, letter of interest and list of at least three references through UMKC’s Human Resources website.

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March 24, 2016 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, February 5, 2016

Job Opportunity For Estate Planning Attorney With 1-2 Years Experience: Pepperdine University

Pepperdine Law School (2016)Pepperdine University has a wonderful opportunity for an estate planning attorney with 1-2 years experience in its planned giving office:

The Planned Giving Officer and Legal Counsel works with internal and external constituents to strengthen the fundraising work of the University, specifically the planned giving efforts of CEGP. By raising funds for, and increasing awareness of, the University's programs, schools, initiatives, needs and opportunities (as identified in the strategic plan and mission statement).

Duties:

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February 5, 2016 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, January 11, 2016

Baylor Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

BaylorBaylor Law School is seeking to fill a tenure-track tax faculty position as an Assistant Professor:

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Teach courses in the areas of basic tax principles, taxation of business entities (partnerships and corporations) and advanced business topics, such as finance and investment structures. ...

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning January 29, 2016 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by February 28, 2016.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Notre Dame Seeks To Hire A Director Of Its New Tax Clinic

Notre DameNotre Dame is seeking to hire a Director of its new Tax Clinic:

The Tax Clinic will be part of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic program of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. The Director will be a full time faculty member with responsibility for all aspects of the Tax Clinic, including client representation, law student supervision, classroom instruction, community outreach and education, and IRS compliance. The Tax Clinic will be one of five in-house clinics at the Law School. It will operate out of Clinical Law Center located a few blocks from the main campus. ...

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December 16, 2015 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Pepperdine Seeks To Hire A Tax Clinician

Pepperdine Campus PhotoPepperdine Law School is seeking to hire someone to run our new Low Income Taxpayer Clinic:

The Supervising Attorney and Adjunct Professor ("Supervising Attorney") will teach and supervise students practicing in the Pepperdine Low Income Taxpayer Clinic ("LITC"). In the LITC, law students learn and train through law practice under the supervision of the Supervising Attorney, and the LITC provides pro bono legal services to clients to settle or adjudicate tax disputes with the IRS. The Supervising Attorney will teach the seminar component of the LITC course with an adjunct faculty appointment. This contributes to the University's mission by increasing the School of Law's capacity to teach, train and form professionals with expertise and integrity, and the LITC increases the School of Law's capacity to serve vulnerable neighbors and communities in poverty. This serves the School of Law's strategic plan by increasing capacity for experiential, clinical and formative education in diverse areas of practice.

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Monday, October 12, 2015

Albany Seeks To Hire A Tax Clinician

Albany logoAlbany  Law School is seeking to fill an entry level position teaching in its Clinic and Justice Center:

We are especially interested in candidates with experience and expertise in tax, business transactions, or not-for-profit corporations, who could establish a pedagogically appropriate Tax or Transactions Clinic.

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October 12, 2015 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, October 8, 2015

NYU Seeks To Hire Acting Assistant Professor Of Tax Law

NYU Tax LogoThe NYU School of Law Graduate Tax Program is seeking applicants for its Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law Program for the 2016-17 academic year, commencing August 1, 2016.

For over fifty years, the NYU Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law (“Tax AAP”) program has launched the careers of dozens of tax academics.  Tax AAPs show promise as legal scholars and have a strong interest in teaching. They serve on a full-time, non-tenure track basis at the Law School for two academic years. At the start of their second year, Tax AAPs are expected to seek a tenure-track position on the law school academic job market.

While in residence at the Law School, Tax AAPs devote a substantial amount of time to their scholarship and begin to develop their research agendas. Tax AAPs teach one or two courses in the Graduate Tax Program each semester. Each Tax AAP also either serves an Assistant Editor of the Tax Law Review, the nation’s top tax policy journal, or works with the International Tax Program, the leading graduate tax program for non-U.S. lawyers.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Hawaii Seeks To Hire Entry Level Or Lateral Tax Prof

Hawaii LogoThe University of Hawaii Law School is seeking to hire an entry level or lateral professor from among a variety of subject areas, including tax:

The University of Hawai'i is seeking an assistant, associate, or full professor for a tenure-track position. Term will begin August 1, 2016, or when the selected candidate is available. We encourage applications from persons interested in teaching, with particular attention to intellectual property, criminal law and procedure, trusts and estates, and tax areas.

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September 29, 2015 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Miami Seeks To Hire Entry Level Or Lateral Tax Prof

Miami LogoThe University of Miami School of Law is seeking to fill a tenured or tenure-track tax faculty position:

The University of Miami School of Law is interested in all persons of high academic achievement and promise, including those who hold Ph.D. degrees. We will consider applications from candidates at any level and with any area of specialization within tax.  

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September 23, 2015 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, September 21, 2015

Loyola-L.A. Seeks To Hire A Two-Year Summer Tax Visitor

Loyola-L.A. Logo (2013)Loyola-L.A. seeks to hire a Visiting Professor of Tax Law to teach its six-unit Business Tax Intensive course during the summers of 2016 and 2017:

The course covers basic and advanced Corporate Taxation and Partnership Taxation and meets Monday through Thursday for eight weeks from early June through the end of July. It is part of a twelve unit Intensive Summer Tax Session ("summer tax bootcamp”), offered as part of Loyola's unique Joint JD/Tax LLM Program.  By the end of bootcamp, students have most of the skills they need to operate at a first- or second-year big firm tax associate level; employers come to Loyola specially to recruit bootcamp graduates. Joint Program students, including visiting students from JD programs at other law schools, attend the bootcamp after their first or second JD year, take an additional 12 units of advanced tax courses during the regular academic year, and then graduate in three years with both a JD and a Tax LLM.

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September 21, 2015 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

University Of Florida Law School Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

Florida Logo (GIF)The University of Florida Levin College of Law is seeking to fill a tenure-track position from among a variety of subjects, including tax:

The University of Florida Levin College of Law is seeking to hire one tenure-track position.  The candidate should be entry-level or early junior lateral, and should have core scholarly agenda and teaching package in one of the following fields:  Business/Corporate, Intellectual Property, or Tax. 

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September 15, 2015 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, September 4, 2015

North Carolina Central Law School Seeks To Hire A Tax Clinic Director

NCCNorth Carolina Central University School of Law invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor/Supervisor of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic:

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September 4, 2015 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Wisconsin Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

Wisconsin LogoThe University of Wisconsin Law School invites applications for a tenure-track position from among a variety of subjects, including tax:

Particularly of interest are individuals to teach in the areas of corporate law, securities law, commercial law, bankruptcy, antitrust, banking, tax and related fields. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree and have relevant experience such as teaching, legal practice, or a judicial clerkship. For entry-level candidates, scholarly promise as evidenced by publications, works in progress or a research plan is required. For junior lateral applicants, a distinguished record of teaching and scholarship is required. Once hired, faculty members are evaluated and advancement is determined by contributions in teaching, research, and service to the law school and the university. ...

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August 27, 2015 in Legal Education, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Utah Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

Utah Logo (2015)The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of associate professor beginning academic year 2016-17:

Qualifications for the position include a record of excellence in academics, successful teaching experience or potential as a teacher, and strong scholarly distinction or promise. The College is particularly interested in candidates in the areas of business and tax law. Interested persons can submit an application to the University of Utah Human Resources website  (with a cover letter, CV, and list of references). If you have questions, contact Baiba Hicks, Administrative Assistant to the Faculty Appointments Committee.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Pittsburgh Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof Or Tax Clinician

Pitt Logo (2015)The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications from entry-level or lateral faculty for one position in a variety of fields, including tax, beginning in the 2016-17 academic year:

The appointment is expected to be either at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor, if tenure stream, or assistant clinical, associate clinical or full clinical professor, if non-tenure stream. This recruitment seeks to fill particular curricular needs in one of two ways: either a tenure-stream or tenured professor teaching in one or more of the following areas: Tax, Property, Estates and Trusts, or, alternatively, a clinical professor outside of the tenure stream who would direct our Tax Clinic and teach one or more courses in Tax Law. Preference will be given to those with an interest in experiential learning. ...

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

University Of Auckland Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

AucklandThe University of Auckland, Faculty of Business and Economics, seeks to hire a Professor of Taxation in the Department of Commercial Law:

The position is intended for candidates with leadership experience, a relevant PhD and an international research portfolio. The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in research in taxation and will be able to demonstrate excellence in the teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Evidence of leadership in research, a significant international standing, high quality teaching and supervision at PhD level is required. Ideally, in addition to research and teaching in taxation law, the candidate would also be researching, teaching and supervising in company law.

The main purpose of this position is to:

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Boston College Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

Boston College Law School Logo (2014)Boston College Law School:

BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL expects to make two faculty appointments in fields that might include constitutional law and/or taxation. Hiring rank would be dependent on the background and experience of the applicant. Applicants must possess a J.D. or equivalent degree and outstanding academic credentials. Relevant experience in private practice, government service, or a judicial clerkship is strongly preferred.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

George Washington Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

George Washington Law Logo (2016)GW Jobs:

The George Washington University Law School may make one full-time junior faculty appointment in the Tax area. 

Applications for lateral positions are being accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

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July 23, 2015 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, June 15, 2015

U.S. PIRG Seeks To Hire A Tax & Budget National Campaign Director

PIRG 2U.S. PIRG is seeking to hire a Tax & Budget National Campaign Director:

U.S. PIRG is hiring a National Campaign Director to lead our national Tax & Budget campaigns. We’re looking for an experienced political advocate who will be directing campaign strategy, influencing stakeholders, political organizing, coalition-building, evaluating policy choices, fundraising, and developing staff. ...

Qualifications:  Candidates must have at least 8 years of relevant professional experience. Advanced degrees like a JD or a master’s degree are preferred, but not required. Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to citizen-based social change, as well as a track record of leadership. We're looking for people who are goal-driven and results-oriented, who have excellent verbal, writing and analytical skills, the ability to speak persuasively in a charged atmosphere, and enthusiasm for the work. Experience with related policy issues and how Washington, DC or statehouses work preferred. ...

Application:  Please apply using our online application @ http://jobs.uspirg.org/apply.html Direct your application to Andre Delattre, Executive Director of U.S. PIRG.

(Hat Tip: David Cay Johnston.)

June 15, 2015 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Bentley University Seeks To Hire A Tenure-Track Tax Prof

Bentley 2Bentley University, located in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts, is seeking to hire 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. ...

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June 15, 2015 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, June 1, 2015

Job Opportunity For Estate Planning Attorney With 1-2 Years Experience: Pepperdine University

Pepperdine Campus PhotoPepperdine University has a wonderful opportunity for an estate planning attorney with 1-2 years experience in its planned giving office:

Purpose: The purpose of the Legal Associate position is to work with internal and external constituents to strengthen the advancement work of the University, specifically the planned giving and estate planning efforts of the Center for Estate and Gift Planning (CEGP). 

Duties: Draft charitable remainder trusts, charitable gift annuities, and other planned giving documents; prepare planned giving proposals for donors; works with CEGP staff, advancement officers, donors, faculty, and staff to assist in the preparation of estate plans; administers and oversees estates, bequests, and probates; conducts research on legal, tax, estate planning, and planned giving issues and pursues continuing education opportunities; drafts pledge, scholarship, and gift agreements;

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June 1, 2015 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (1)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Barry Law School Seeks To Hire An Entry Level Tax Prof

Barry LogoBarry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law in Orlando, Florida is seeking to hire entry level tenure track faculty in Tax, Legal Research and Writing, Business Law, Commercial Law, and Property. Other doctrinal areas are also being considered. To apply for a position, email a cover letter, CV, and list of references to Faculty Appointments Committee Chair Seema Mohapatra.

April 21, 2015 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

South Dakota Seeks to Hire Tax Clinic Director

South Dakota 2The University of South Dakota School of Law seeks to hire a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Director:

The position is non-tenure track and paid out of a federal grant beginning July 2015. Continued employment is contingent on availability of grant funding.

The Director will lead the only LITC in South Dakota. Responsibilities will include representing low-income taxpayers before the IRS and the U.S. Tax Court, teaching and supervising clinical law students in the representation of clients, engaging in outreach to South Dakota communities, developing and coordinating a panel of pro bono attorneys, managing the LITC's docket, and ensuring compliance with the requirements of an IRS-funded LITC.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Georgia State Seeks to Hire a Tax Clinician

Georgia State LogoGeorgia State seeks to fill a  full-time assistant professor, clinical teaching position in its Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic:

The Clinical Faculty position has faculty status, voting rights, research and service expectations, as well as a renewable contract and job security commensurate with tenured faculty, although it is a non-tenure track position. Dependent upon an applicant’s qualifications and interest, the position may be filled as the Clinic Director and/or include doctrinal teaching. The start date is flexible, dependent upon date of hire.

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Monday, February 16, 2015

Villanova Seeks to Hire Lawyer to Teach Online Courses in Graduate Tax Program

VillanovaVillanova seeks to hire a tax practitioner to teach online courses in its Graduate Tax Program and coordinate faculty coverage of online tax classes:

Teaching responsibilities include teaching multiple online sections of classes in the Graduate Tax Program. In addition, this position will coordinate class coverage with adjuncts or other faculty teaching in the online curriculum. The person will also work closely with full-time faculty in the Graduate Tax Program and instructional designers involved in assisting with the development and maintenance of courses in the online curriculum.

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Monday, February 9, 2015

University of New South Wales Issues Call for 2015 Tax Research Fellows

ATaxThe School of Taxation and Business Law (TBL) at the University of New South Wales, Australia, will offer several Atax Research Fellowships  ($7,500) in taxation, business law and related disciplines in 2015. Research Fellows normally spend four weeks working at TBL on a mutually agreed area of research. The preferred timing for successful applicants to undertake the fellowship is August-October 2015, but other times of the year may also be possible. The application deadline is March 31, 2015.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Iowa Is Seeking One-Week Visitors in 2015-16 Academic Year

Iowa LogoThe University of Iowa College of Law Library welcomes applications for its newly-created Bonfield Fellowship for a visiting researcher:

The aim of the Bonfield Fellowship is to bring a faculty member at another institution to the University of Iowa, to spend a brief time in residence conducting research in the Law Library’s world-class collections. The fellowship is named in honor of Professor Arthur Bonfield, who directed the Law Library from 1985 to 2014. The University of Iowa Law Library is among the three largest law school libraries in the United States. ... 

The Bonfield Fellowship will provide:

  • Round-trip economy airfare for the Fellow between the Fellow’s home city and the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City airport;
  • Hotel accommodation for the Fellow in Iowa City for up to one week;
  • A student research assistant during the Fellow’s period of residence; and
  • A lockable faculty carrel in the Law Library equipped with a desktop computer.

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October 30, 2014 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (3)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ohio Northern Seeks to Hire Tax Prof and Estate Planning Prof

ONU LawOhio Northern University College of Law is seeking to hire five new faculty this year, including a tenure-track position with a focus on tax and a tenure-track position with a focus on estate planning.  For more information or to apply, go to the Ohio Northern University Human Resources website.

October 29, 2014 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, October 20, 2014

Washington & Lee Seeks to Hire Tax Clinic Visitor for Fall 2015

W&L Logo (2014)The Washington and Lee University School of Law invites applications for a Visiting Professor and Interim Director of its Tax Clinic for the Fall 2015 semester:

The visitor would supervise and manage the school’s Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.  Applicants must be an active member of a state bar or the District of Columbia bar.  The position would begin on July 1, 2015 and end on December 31, 2015.  For additional details or to apply, contact Associate Dean Samuel Calhoun. Applications are due by December 1, 2014.

October 20, 2014 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Washburn Seeks to Hire a TaxProf

Washburn LogoWashburn University School of Law invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in taxation and decedent estates and trusts. For more information or to apply, contact Nancy G. Maxwell, Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee.

October 9, 2014 in Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Georgia Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

Georgia Law LogoThe University of Georgia School of Law is seeking entry-level and junior lateral candidates in tax.  Course needs are flexible but include Income Tax, Corporate Tax, International Tax, and State & Local Tax.  Interested persons should contact Randy Beck, Chair of the Faculty Recruitment Committee.

October 2, 2014 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

George Washington Seeks to Hire a Tax Prof

George Washington Law Logo (2014)The George Washington University Law School is seeking to hire a tenure-track or tenured tax professor in a variety fields, including tax:

The George Washington University Law School may make one or more full-time faculty appointments in subject areas that may include Corporate Finance, Intellectual Property, Health Law, and/or Tax, among others. In addition, it is possible that we will make one or more faculty appointments in clinical teaching. Appointments will be for either tenure-track or tenured positions.  ...

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August 12, 2014 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

ABA Tax Section Seeks Pro Bono Tax Counsel

The ABA Tax Section seeks a Pro Bono Tax Counsel:

ABA Tax Section Logo (2012)The Pro Bono Counsel works closely with Tax Section members and staff to develop and grow pro bono programs for the Tax Section. Responsibilities include program development and management, advertising, writing and editing, and recruitment.

The Pro Bono Counsel also administers the Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellowship through the Public Service Fellowship Committee as well as the Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award through the Pro Bono Award Committee. The Pro Bono Counsel will cultivate relationships with the Tax Court, Armed Forces, IRS, the low income taxpayer community, Tax Section members, and other ABA entities.

Does substantive legal work and may manage a grant funded project or provide substantive support to an ABA entity. May manage that entity. May be supervised by another attorney and frequently supervises more junior attorneys and/or other staff. Includes legal research, writing, speaking, provision of technical assistance, and may include grant development and/or fundraising.

August 5, 2014 in ABA Tax Section, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, August 4, 2014

Georgia State Seeks to Hire a Tax Clinician

Georgia State LogoGeorgia State seeks to fill a full-time assistant professor, clinical teaching position in its Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic:

The clinical faculty appointment would be non-tenure track, with faculty status, a renewable contract, and job security commensurate with tenured faculty.  Clinical faculty have voting rights and serve on faculty committees at the College of Law.  The appointment could begin at the commencement of the 2015-2016 academic year or as early as January 2015.

The Clinical Professor will primarily assist in the operation and administration of the Tax Clinic and will have limited teaching responsibilities. The Clinical Professor will supervise students in all aspects of Tax Clinic client representation.  The preferred applicant should have a law degree, a strong academic background, practical tax experience, and a proven record of, or demonstrated potential for, student supervision, successful teaching, professional engagement, and service to the community. Experience working in a law school tax clinic, while not a prerequisite for the position, is highly desirable.

The deadline for applications is November 30, 2014.  Applications should be submitted to Professor Ronald Blasi.

August 4, 2014 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Jobs | Permalink | Comments (0)