Paul L. Caron

Friday, January 10, 2020

Gonzaga Seeks To Hire A Lateral Business Law Professor

Gonzaga LogoGONZAGA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Spokane, WA seeks to hire a lateral tenure-track or tenured faculty member in Business Law as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, depending on qualifications, to begin Fall 2020. The person will also serve as the Director of Gonzaga Law's new Center for Law, Ethics & Commerce, which builds on the legacy of the Commercial Law Center.

Essential Functions
Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction for law students; supervise and advise students enrolled in self-directed legal research and writing projects; teach courses in the law school in the area of business law; engage with student advisees to plan their law school curriculum; engage in professional development and scholarship, administrative duties, and public service as required; and in the role of Director of the Center for Law, Ethics & Commerce, develop and maintain an innovative, robust program based on socially responsible corporate governance, in line with Gonzaga University's mission to provide a humanist education and prepare students to serve the common good, and promote the Center's programming to local, national, and international audiences. The development of the Center can include, but is not limited to, finding and writing grant proposals, working with the director of the Executive J.D. program, overseeing a speaker series, hosting national/international conferences, and engaging in impact litigation, policy work, and/or other forms of advocacy

Minimum Qualifications
Juris Doctor or equivalent degree from an ABA-accredited law school or its equivalent by the date of hire; demonstrated record of academic excellence and achievement, publication in leading law reviews and law journals, in addition to other scholarly publications; excellent law school teaching; established reputation in an area of business law, as evidenced by membership in elite academic and bar organizations, leading participation in prominent conferences and symposia, and/or frequent citation of scholarship by academics and/or courts; ability to expand our offerings in the fields of business, corporate, finance, entrepreneurship, technology, privacy, and the innovation economy, using creative and alternative approaches to these disciplines; superior professional recommendations. To be considered as Assistant Professor requires at least four years of full-time teaching experience in an ABA-accredited law school; for Associate Professor, at least five years of full-time teaching experience in an ABA-accredited law school; for Full Professor, at least seven years of full-time teaching experience in an ABA-accredited law school

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