Thursday, October 2, 2014
The 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.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Monday, August 4, 2014
Friday, June 6, 2014
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Emory University School of Law seeks to hire an entry-level or lateral tax professor. Course needs include corporate tax, partnership tax, and international tax. For more information or to apply for the position, contact Vice Provost for Academic Affairs (and Tax Prof) Dorothy Brown.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014
Monday, January 20, 2014
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, Orfalea College of Business, invites applications for full-time, academic year, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor tenure-track positions in accounting taxation beginning Fall 2014:
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Friday, November 15, 2013
The Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation is seeking to hire a Research Fellow and a Research Assistant with a December 6 application date:
Research Fellow (Grade 8, fixed-term post for 3 years)
£37,382 -£44,607 (with a discretionary range to £48,729) per annum
Research Assistant (Grade 6, fixed-term for 3 years)
£26,264 -£33,331 with discretionary range to £34,223
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Monday, October 14, 2013
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
The University of Georgia School of Law is seeking entry-level and junior lateral candidates in tax. Course needs are flexible but include basic federal income tax, state and local tax, corporate/partnership tax, and international tax. Interested persons should contact Randy Beck, Chair of the Faculty Recruitment Committee.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
The National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law ("Asia's Global Law School") invites applications for Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions in a variety of fields, including tax, to commence in the 2014-15 academic year:
Monday, September 30, 2013
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
The University of Alabama School of Law seeks to hire entry leval and lateral faculty in a variety of subject areas, including tax ("basic federal income tax and upper level tax electives, including, but not limited to, corporate and partnership tax, international tax, taxation of nonprofits, tax policy, and the taxation of trusts, estates, and gifts"). Interested candidates should apply online (entry level, lateral). For more information, contact Andrew Morriss, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Thursday, September 19, 2013
The University of Kentucky College of Law invites applications for a lateral or entry-level tenure-track faculty position beginning in the fall of 2014 in a variety of areas, including tax. To apply for a position, send a letter of application and résumé to the administrative assistant for the Faculty Appointments Committee. (Tax Prof David Brennen is Dean, and Tax Prof Jennifer Bird-Pollan is a member of the Faculty Appointments Committee.)
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Michigan State University College of Law seeks exceptional candidates for a faculty position in the Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic. Both lateral and entry-level candidates are encouraged to apply. The position may be either a tenure-system appointment or a fixed-term faculty position with a rolling, long-term contract. For more information or to apply for the position, contact Professor Anne Lawton, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee.
Monday, September 2, 2013
Monday, August 12, 2013
- Experience as an Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and/or Director of Clinical Education or Academic Support.
- Teaching experience in business and tax areas.
To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume. The review of applications will begin September 1 and continue until the position is filled. The Appointments Committee will be interviewing candidates at the AALS Recruitment Conference and on campus. If you will be at the conference on October 17-19, please note your availability.
Friday, July 12, 2013
Indiana University Kelley School of Business Indianapolis invites applications for clinical and lecturer positions in accounting, with an emphasis in teaching tax accounting:
Faculty will teach in our Master of Science Taxation, Master of Science Accounting, and undergraduate accounting program ... beginning in August 2013 or January 1, 2014. ... Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business provides programs in two locations: Bloomington and Indianapolis. ...
The Kelley School has consistently been ranked among the top-20 MBA programs in the world. The Evening MBA program in Indianapolis was recently ranked in the top 10 part time MBA programs in the United States, and the MST program was recently ranked as a top 10 program. ...Qualified applicants should submit electronically their cover letter of application, including a list of three references, and vita/resume to Sherri Hendricks. Recruiting Committee Chair is John M. Hassell.
The School of Taxation and Business Law (TBL) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia, will offer several Atax Research Fellowships in taxation, business law and related disciplines in 2014:
Research Fellows normally spend four weeks working at TBL on a mutually agreed area of research. During their stay, Fellows are involved in the following activities:
- producing at least one research paper on taxation or business law, in collaboration with TBL academic(s), to be published in a refereed journal with due acknowledgement of the Fellowship;
- conducting a TBL research seminar for interested members of the broader tax/business law research community; and
- participating in TBL collegial activities during the period of the Fellowship.
TBL will provide office space and computer equipment at its campus in Sydney, Australia. Fellows will be responsible for organising their own travel and accommodation arrangements. The preferred timing for successful applicants to undertake the Fellowship is March - May 2014 or August - October 2014, but other times of the year may also be possible.
Selection is based on the applicant’s research proposal and on their ability to contribute to the TBL research profile.
Applications are invited from overseas academic and professional researchers working in taxation, business law and related disciplines from around the world. To apply, applicants must send by email (i) a letter of application, indicating the area they wish to research under the Fellowship and their preferred timing to undertake the Fellowship, and (ii) a current curriculum vitae. Applications should be sent to Associate Professor Binh Tran-Nam. ... Applications to undertake the Research Fellowship in 2014 must be received by 30 November 2013. Successful applicants will be notified by 31 December 2013 and undertake the Fellowship in 2014.
Friday, May 31, 2013
The University of Alabama School of Law seeks to hire entry level and lateral faculty in a variety of subject areas, including tax "basic federal income tax and upper level tax electives, including, but not limited to, corporate and partnership tax, international tax, taxation of nonprofits, tax policy, and the taxation of trusts, estates, and gifts." Interested candidates should apply online. For more information, contact Andrew P. Morriss.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Tax Prof Sarah Lawsky (UC-Irvine) slices and dices the data on law school hiring of entry level faculty. Interestingly, only three of the 117 entry level tax hires are Tax Profs -- all from NYU. As Sarah admits, her data are incomplete as they are limited to self-reported hires. I listed a fourth entry level tax hire in my post on Tax Prof Moves, 2013-14.
Here are the U.S. law school data on entry level and lateral tax hires for the ten years I have been reporting on Tax Prof Moves:
Brian Leiter (Chicago) has more here.
Update: Lawrence Cunningham (George Washington), Prawfs Entry Level Hiring Down
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
PrawfsBlawg: FSU Law Is Hiring, 2013 Edition, by Dan Markel (Florida State):
Florida State University's appointments committee for the College of Law will be gearing up over the summer and we are looking (principally) for laterals in the following areas: Environmental Law, Torts/Products, Trusts and Estates, Tax, Health Law and ADR. If you or someone you know is a possibly good fit for FSU’s virtues (ie., extraordinary scholarly culture, good weather, great cookies, among other things), please feel free to (have them) send Wayne Logan (and/or me) a CV and statement of interest. The Fall 2013 committee includes Wayne (Chair), Hannah Wiseman, Manuel Utset, Courtney Cahill, and myself. (If you are outside our targeted area of interest, but still keen on FSU, please don't hesitate to send us your materials as needs and interests evolve.) As always, FSU seeks a diverse pool of applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and interests.
Friday, April 12, 2013
The Faculty welcomes applications from outstanding scholars with expertise in the areas of corporate law and income tax law, both personal and corporate, with knowledge of complementary private law fields. ...
UNB's Faculty of Law is a collegial community with a deep commitment to its 250 students. We pride ourselves on having one of the most structured JD programs in Canada. All faculty members contribute to and are committed to sustaining our core curriculum which includes compulsory courses in all three years. ... Founded in 1892, the Faculty is home to the UNB Law Journal/Revue de droit de l'U N-B. The Faculty is situated in Fredericton, the capital city of New Brunswick, and offers many opportunities for collaborative work both inside and outside the University.
The review of applications will begin May 1, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae, transcripts of university study, a brief statement of research interests and teaching experience or potential, representative sample(s) of research work, and the names, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three referees to: Acting Dean John Williamson. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate current citizenship status.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
HEC Paris is the leading Business School in France and one of the leading Business Schools in Europe. ...
The position's opening is in International Taxation and related fields. A strong track record in both research and teaching is required. Support for research is excellent, including grants from HEC. During their first three years at HEC, assistant professors benefit from a reduced number of teaching hours, simplified access to research funds and an exemption of administrative duties. Applicants are required to have (or be about to complete) a Ph.D. degree. ...
While HEC Paris is a bilingual school (English/French), the ability to teach in French is not mandatory. Iterested applicants should send a cover letter, vitae, and selected research papers, to Elizabeth Hautefeuille by May 10, 2013.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Tax Court is seeking to fill the position of Counsel to the Chief Judge:
The Counsel to the Chief Judge (Counsel) provides legal advice and assistance in complex matters of Federal tax law. The Counsel primarily assists the Chief Judge in reviewing opinions that the other Judges of the Court submit to the Chief Judge to dispose of cases assigned to them. The responsibilities placed on the Counsel in this position are similar to some of those of judicial officers of the Court, subject to the supervision of the Chief Judge. Although the Counsel cannot assume final responsibility for disposing of cases, as must a Judge, he or she must possess the technical knowledge and judgment of the highest order to properly discharge the trust imposed on the position and to warrant the confidence of the Court. The work of the Counsel is subject to review only by the Chief Judge or the full Court. The Counsel works independently performing analytical review and research duties. The Counsel is directly responsible for developing and rendering advice to the Court on legal and operational matters that include ...review of proposed opinions ... and legal advice and counsel.
- Salary Range: $119,554 -$165,300.
- Applications close April 5, 2013.
- All applicants must submit a resume including all relevant employment history, as well as a cover letter describing both personal and professional attributes that exemplify superior qualifications for this position. An applicant must provide detailed information in the application package demonstrating that the Special Rating Factors are satisfied. All applicants must submit an original complete application package and six copies for review by a panel.
- Applications should be submitted to: The United States Tax Court, Office of Human Resources, Room 106 400 Second Street, N. W. Washington, D.C. 20217
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
WU is the largest business university in the European Union and is centrally located at the heart of Europe. The University maintains an excellent position as a center for research and teaching and attracts an international group of students and faculty. It offers a broad range of subjects in all areas of economics and business administration. WU is one of only five EQUIS accredited universities in the German-speaking world and is striving to achieve a top position among the leading European business universities. ... Teaching experience in English is required; teaching experience in German is not necessary. Non-German-speaking candidates will be expected to acquire proficiency in German over a certain period of time. ... Applications must be submitted by May 2, 2013.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Leslie Book is stepping down from his administrative duties as Director of Villanova's Graduate Tax Program to return to his full-time faculty position, and Villanova is looking to hire his replacement:
The Villanova University School of Law and the Villanova School of Business seek a distinguished tax practitioner to lead its esteemed Graduate Tax Program, to begin in August 2013. The Villanova Graduate Tax Program has over 200 full and part-time students. In 2012 U.S. News ranked Villanova Law School’s tax program seventeenth in the nation and its graduate tax program ninth.
The Director of the Graduate Tax Program is responsible for leading and managing of all aspects of the Graduate Tax Program. The position’s main responsibilities include overseeing the program’s curriculum and adjunct teaching faculty; coordinating involvement of the full time faculty of both the Business and Law Schools, counseling MT and LLM students on academic and professional development issues; developing and implementing an effective marketing and outreach plan to ensure the Program maintains and potentially grows its student enrollment; managing all aspects of admissions; and cultivating relationships with alumni and tax professionals in the academy and private sector to attract qualified students and to assist our students and Career Strategy office with placement opportunities for graduates. While the Director position is a full-time administrative one, teaching could also be a component of the position.
Applicants should have an excellent academic background and significant practical experience (either in government or the private sector). The ideal candidate would be an experienced tax practitioner with excellent leadership and management skills who has some teaching experience in academia. However, academic experience is not a requirement and this position may be well-suited for an individual interested in building a second career in academia and helping develop our next generation of tax professionals. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Professor Teri Ravenell, Chair of the Villanova Law School Faculty Appointments Committee.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The Estey Chair in Business Law, established through the generosity of the Estey Family as well as through the support of alumni and friends of the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, was created to honor the late Supreme Court of Canada Justice Willard “Bud” Estey.
We invite applications from established scholars in the field of business law, defined broadly as including domestic and international structures, governance, transactions, finance, securities, competition, taxation, solvency and related areas.
We are looking for a talented person with an excellent academic background and strong leadership and teaching skills to put his or her imprimatur on the Estey Chair as the first holder of that office. The ideal candidate would be a person with the ability to motivate both colleagues and students alike and who would generate enthusiasm about the College’s business law program. This is a wonderful opportunity for that person to put his or her stamp on that program and to contribute to Canadian business law scholarship generally. The dynamic and evolving nature of the law school will provide the successful candidate with a stimulating and supportive environment in which to use his or her business law skills to explore new areas and to engage with experienced academics and practitioners on leading-edge topics of the day in this field.
Tenure will normally be for one year, but in any event no longer than two years. It is expected that the chair holder will teach courses in the business law area during one semester and disseminate scholarship and engage in outreach activities with the bar, judiciary and the wider community during the other semester of the academic teaching year. Salary will be commensurate with the experience and standing of the holder. Applications will begin to be considered on May 15, 2013. The date for appointment is flexible. However, the ideal candidate would be available to occupy the Chair as of July 1, 2014.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Northeastern University Masters of Science in Taxation Program is inviting applications for three Lead Faculty Positions:
- Tax Accounting for Income Taxes
- Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates
- Planning for Estate Tax Issues
As the Lead Faculty, your primary role is to coordinate and guide the section instructors, who have primary responsibility for day-to-day interaction with the students and maintaining the course through periodic updates or redesigns. In some cases you may be asked to create, with assistance from EmbanetCompass, additional materials such as voiceovers for electronic slide presentations or short video-clips. You are not expected to create Web pages or work directly with the course delivery technology.
Successful candidates must have a Terminal degree (PhD, JD, LLM or Masters Degree with the Professional designation of CPA). They must also be a Subject Matter Expert and have taught for similar taxation courses (preferably at the Graduate level). Candidates must be Academically Qualified; have at least 2 publications in either an academic or professional journal within the past 5 years, as well as 5+ years of professional work experience in taxation preferred.
Compensation for the Lead Faculty position with Northeastern University’s MST program is $10,000 for Course Management.
Interested applicants must submit their CV (indicating their Terminal Degree), at least 2 copies of your academic/professional articles/publications, Copies/synopsis of your student evaluations of teaching, and a detailed description of both your related teaching and professional working experience to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, January 18, 2013
The Department of Commercial Law is looking to offer a senior lecturer/lecturer career in the field of tax and business law. The successful applicant would undertake teaching in commercial law generally but would have a particular interest in taxation law and policy. You would teach at the highest level in New Zealand's premier postgraduate (including on the Master of Taxation Studies, ranked by Eduniversal as the 11th best specialist tax masters degree worldwide) and undergraduate tax and business law courses.
An ideal candidate would have, in addition to tax expertise, the ability to research and teach in other areas of particular significance to business such as company and securities law. A passion to share knowledge with students and with the business community is critical.
The University of Auckland enjoys an outstanding reputation for its scholarship, teaching and research. It is ranked by the Times Higher Education QS World University Rankings 2012, as: the top ranked university in New Zealand in the top one percent of universities worldwide (ranked 84th in the world) 76th in employer ranking. ...
Queries relating to the advertisement must be referred to Prof Craig Elliffe. Applications close 28th February 2013.
Friday, December 21, 2012
The Robert Morris University School of Business Department of Accounting and Taxation invites applications for three 9-month faculty positions:
- Two candidates to teach accounting information systems, cost accounting, financial accounting or auditing
- One candidate to primarily teach taxation
Candidates for the accounting positions should have a Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution, or be nearing the completion of such program. Candidates for the taxation position should also have a Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution, or alternatively a JD/LLM in Taxation.
Anticipated Start Date: August, 2013
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Applications should be submitted electronically to Business@rmu.edu c/o Carol MacPhail, Interim Head, Department of Accounting and Taxation. Application packages should include a letter of application, curriculum vita, teaching evaluations, and evidence of scholarship, copies of official transcripts and a list of three academic and/or professional references.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The London School of Economics Department of Law seeks to hire a Lecturer in Tax Law:
The successful candidate will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School by conducting research which will enhance the School's reputation as a research-led teaching institution. We encourage the development of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and all members of the Department’s academic staff are expected to contribute to core undergraduate teaching.
- Application Deadline: November 26, 2012
- Interviews: January 2013
- Start Date: September 1, 2013
- Salary: £40,634 – £47,047 ($64,961 – $75,256)
For more information and to apply for the position, see here.
Friday, October 12, 2012
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.
A J.D. degree, a strong record of academic achievement, and an interest in an academic career are required. Tax AAPs will be selected based on their potential scholarly and teaching abilities. To be considered for the Tax AAP program for the 2013-14 academic year, please submit the following items electronically to Professor Deborah Schenk, chairman of the Acting Assistant Professors of Tax Law Committee: (1) cover e-mail explaining interest in the Tax AAP Program; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) copies of law school transcripts (J.D. and, if applicable, LL.M.).
Applications for the 2013-14 academic year will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting November 1, 2012.
More information on the NYU Acting Assistant Professor of Tax Law program, including benefits and salary information, is available here.
Monday, September 10, 2012
The University of South Carolina School of Law invites applications for entry-level or lateral tax faculty to begin in the fall of 2013. Interested persons should send a resume, references, and subject area preferences to Prof. Joseph Seiner, Chair, Faculty Selection Committee
Saturday, September 8, 2012
This is an administrative position in which the individual oversees all aspects of the graduate degree programs -- LL.M. and M.S. -- in Employee Benefits law, the only ones of their kind in the nation. As the in-class courses are being developed for online delivery, the associate director would continue the development of online employee benefits courses, soliciting the assistance of other academics and practitioners. Other duties include advising students as to curriculum; placing them in externships; guiding them through the degree writing requirement; and editing the Center's informational journal.
Candidates must have a J.D. degree, strong academic credentials, and extensive employee benefits experience. Applications should be submitted to Associate Dean Kathryn J. Kennedy.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The Tax Court is accepting application through September 4, 2012 to fill a Special Trial Judge position (salary: $156,600):
In accordance with I.R.C. § 7443A(a), Special Trial Judges are authorized to hear and decide any case involving tax deficiencies of $50,000 or less (per taxable year), as well as any collection due process, declaratory judgment, employment classification, or whistleblower award case of any amount. Deficiency cases involving amounts greater than $50,000 may be assigned by the Chief Judge to be heard by a Special Trial Judge with the decisions to be entered by a Presidentially-appointed Judge, in accordance with § 7443A(b). More specifically, the duties of the position are demanding and wide-ranging and include the following:
- Travel to approximately 75 U.S. cities to conduct trials and pretrial proceedings and decide cases as more fully described in § 7443A(b);
- Responsible for promptly concluding action through written opinion, order, settlement, or other disposition of a large volume of cases in small case trial sessions assigned to the Special Trial Judge;
- May be called upon to oversee the Court’s handling of motions received in cases in the general docket and to prepare orders and opinions disposing of those motions;
- May be called upon to assist Presidentially-appointed Judges in the disposition of procedural matters, such as motions to conduct an in camera review of documents, and in the disposition of cases, such as by assisting settlement discussions;
- Responsible for independently managing their caseloads and chambers effectively with the assistance of chambers staff;
- May be appointed as an advisory member of any standing or ad hoc committee of the Tax Court as assigned by the Chief Judge of the United States Tax Court;
- May be called upon to represent the Court by speaking before bar-related CLE programs, especially those designed to assist pro se taxpayers and attorneys who assist low income taxpayer clinics and calendar call programs which provide assistance for unrepresented petitioners; and
- May perform administrative duties as assigned by the Chief Judge of the Tax Court.
Qualification Requirements: To be qualified and considered for appointment, an applicant must ... [h]ave been admitted to practice before and be a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of any State, the District of Columbia, or any commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States, and have been engaged in the active practice of tax law before the United States Tax Court or other Federal courts, or have served in private or public sector or academic positions providing experience relevant to practice before the United States Tax Court, or have other experience relating to Tax Court practice and procedure for a period of at least 5 years. ...
How to Apply: All applicants must submit a resume to include all relevant employment history, as well as a cover letter describing both personal and professional attributes that exemplify superior qualifications for this position. All applicants must submit an original application package and six copies for review by a panel. Applications should be addressed “Personal and Confidential” to the attention of Ellene P. Footer, Director, Office of Human Resources, and submitted to Human Resources, Room 106, 400 Second Street, NW, Washington, DC 20217.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The University of British Columbia Faculty of Law in Vancouver, B.C. Canada seeks to hire a Tax Prof, either at the Assistant or Associate Professor level or as a Canada Research Chair in Law (Tier 2):
Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter indicating interest in [the position] that identifies the applicant’s academic and research accomplishments and any teaching experience; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) the candidate’s undergraduate, law and graduate transcripts; (4) the names of four references; and (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as evaluations, if available.
Monday, August 27, 2012
From the Legal Aid Society of New York:
The Legal Aid Society is interested in sponsoring an applicant for the ABA Section of Taxation Public Service Fellowship. The fellow would work with our Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) to advocate for low-income taxpayers before the IRS and New York State Department of Taxation and Finance with respect to income tax issues, including but not limited to issues arising in connection with the Affordable Care Act health insurance premium and credit, other refundable credits, collection alternatives, misclassified employees, innocent spouse relief, and identity theft. Individuals who will receive their J.D. or L.L.M. in 2013, or recent graduates with experience in tax law are encouraged to apply. The Legal Aid Society’s LITC has provided assistance to thousands of low-income taxpayers since 2001 and works with other advocates in The Legal Aid Society and throughout New York City to address tax issues which affect low income New Yorkers. ...
Application by email is required and ... must be submitted by September 10, 2012. ... Email a resume and cover letter, fellowship proposal, law school transcript, list of references and writing sample. ... In the subject line of the email, please write “Tax Fellowship”.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Golden Gate University School of Law seeks to hire a Tax Prof and Director of its Graduate Tax Program beginning in Fall 2013:
Golden Gate University’s LL.M. Program in Taxation is one of the preeminent graduate tax law programs in the West, and it is the only program available to students in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... The Director of the LL.M. Tax Program should be able to teach LL.M.-level courses such as Characterization of Income and Expenditures, Corporate Tax, Federal Tax Procedure, Professional Responsibility for Tax Practitioners, Tax Timing, and other related courses. The Director may also be asked to teach J.D. required and elective courses as the need arises.
The Director will be responsible for performing administrative duties, including, but not limited to, marketing and recruitment of students, determining curriculum and scheduling courses, supervising J.D. and LL.M. outplacement programs, hiring and evaluating adjuncts, administrating Golden Gate’s Pro Bono Tax Clinic, and conducting effective outreach to the tax practitioner bar.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a J.D. degree and an LL.M. in taxation from an ABA accredited law school. Practical or academic experience in Estate Planning, International Taxation, and Business Entity Taxation are helpful. 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. ... Interested persons should submit a vitae and other relevant materials to ... Professor Laura A. Cisneros, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee. ... Applications received by October 1, 2012 are assured consideration.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Daniel M. Berman, the GTP’s director since 2008, has returned to private practice as a partner in the Boston office of McGladrey, the nation’s fifth largest provider of assurance, tax, and consulting services. Berman will lead McGladrey’s international tax practice. ...
The Director of Boston University School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program is responsible for the leadership and management of all aspects of the GTP. ... The position’s main responsibilities include creating and executing the program’s strategic plan; overseeing the program’s teaching faculty and curriculum; counseling students on academic and professional development issues; developing and implementing an effective marketing and outreach plan to support enrollment goals; managing all aspects of admissions; and cultivating relationships with alumni, law professors and law schools, law firms, accounting firms, tax consulting firms and other entities to attract qualified students and to develop placement opportunities for graduates. Candidates should be thoughtful risk-takers with creative entrepreneurial and marketing instinct to grow the GTP, with a particular focus on the program’s new online option. They must also have a keen interest in working with students. While the Director position is a full-time administrative one, the Director has the opportunity to teach in the GTP and/or BU Law’s J.D. program. Interested candidates should apply through Boston University’s on-line system (position 7793/HO112).
Ernest M. Haddad, Associate Dean for Special Projects, has been appointed Interim Director of the GTP. Dean Haddad served as the Director of the GTP from 2002-2008, while he was Associate Dean for Graduate Programs.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Via The Faculty Lounge:
The DePaul University College of Law, located in the heart of Chicago, invites applications from both entry-level and lateral candidates for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions to start Fall 2013. We welcome applications from candidates in all fields of legal study. Although our curricular needs are subject to change, recruiting priorities are likely to include criminal law, trusts and estates and related areas of taxation, and international human rights law. We are also accepting applications for a clinical position.
Candidates should contact Vice Dean and Associate Professor David Franklin, who is the chair of DePaul Law’s Faculty Recruitment Committee. The other members of the Faculty Recruitment Committee are Professors Andrew Gold, Zoe Robinson, Julie Lawton, and Max Helveston.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
We seek in particular scholars and teachers in the doctrinal areas of patent law and taxation (particularly business taxation), and a director for our nationally renowned externship program. ... Lateral and entry level candidates are encouraged to apply. ... The law school is situated in Concord, the capital of New Hampshire, and is approximately an hour from Boston, the beautiful New Hampshire Seacoast, and the White Mountains. To apply, please send a letter of interest and a CV (with references) to Professor Kimberly Kirkland, Chair, Appointments Committee.