The University of Oregon School of Law maintains a pool of candidates interested in filling adjunct and visiting teaching positions as needs arise. Positions may be limited duration, one semester (14 weeks), multiple semesters, or for a one week January seminar (J-Term). There is a possibility of renewal for up to a total of 3 years based on curriculum needs, funding and performance. Faculty work under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and the pool will remain active through December 2012. We seek candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
The law school is particularly interested in candidates with significant teaching or practice experience in the following areas: accounting and finance for lawyers, administrative law, alternative dispute resolution/mediation, antitrust, arbitration, bankruptcy, civil procedure, conflicts of law, contracts, corporate finance, corporate law, criminal law and procedure, disability law, employment discrimination, employment law, energy law, environmental law, estate planning, evidence, family law, federal judicial settlements, federal jurisdiction, green construction, hazardous waste law, health law, immigration law, intellectual property law, international law, interviewing and counseling, labor law, land use law, legal research and writing, litigation, local government law, professional responsibility, property law, renewable energy law, securities regulation, sports law, tax law, trial practice, tribal law, and wildlife law.
Classes meet once or twice per week for fourteen weeks. Duties include: classroom teaching, preparation of student assignments and examinations, and scheduled office hours.
Visiting faculty members are generally in residence and are expected to participate in the full range of faculty activities. Adjunct faculty responsibilities are limited to teaching in their area of expertise.
Candidates must have a degree from an accredited law school at the time of their application and must have proven ability in their fields of expertise. Proven teaching effectiveness will receive high priority in filling these positions.
Interested persons should send a current resume and a letter indicating subject matter interests to: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, c/o Debbie Thurman, School of Law, 1221 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. 97403-1221. The University of Oregon is an EO/AAA employer committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.