Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Assistant Professor of Law and Practice, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution:
Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law’s top-ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution is seeking an Assistant Professor of Law and Practice. This position is a full-time, non-tenured faculty position with teaching, training and administrative duties. The successful candidate will have meaningful practical expertise as a lawyer and as a neutral in dispute resolution as well as a passion for sharing that expertise with law students and the many active lawyers and judges who pursue advanced degrees or skills training at the Straus Institute. The position will support the administration of the Straus Institute through advising, mentoring, and recruiting its students; representing the Institute at conferences; helping conduct skills-based training seminars; and teaching courses in the academic curriculum. Specific expectations, including courses and teaching load, will be determined by Straus leadership with the agreement of the Caruso School of Law administration.
To apply, send the following documents to the chair of the search committee Thomas.Stipanowich@pepperdine.edu by September 30, 2022:
(1) Your curriculum vitae; (2) a cover letter that summarizes your relevant practical experience and your areas of interest in dispute resolution, your teaching experience and philosophy, and your support for the University mission; and (3) a list of references.
Successful candidates will receive a renewable one-year faculty contract, and are eligible for longer-term contracts after two years.
The Caruso School of Law is an ABA-accredited, AALS member law school located in Malibu, California. The Caruso School of Law is a welcoming place and includes a diversity of faith traditions among the faculty. We expect faculty members to be active members of a community of faith; to be good role models for students; and to exhibit excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. We welcome applications from people of all faiths and are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the faculty. For more information, read the full School of Law mission statement.