The University of Oregon School of Law offers a three-year JD, a one-year LLM, a two-year Master’s degree program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution, and a selection of courses for undergraduates. The 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, or multiple terms/semesters. There is a possibility of renewal for up to three years based on curriculum needs, funding and performance. Adjunct 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 January 2014. 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.
The Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master’s program addresses a wide scope of non-adversarial dispute resolution options combining broad interdisciplinary training and opportunities for individualized study and skills development. The program is particularly interested in candidates with practice and teaching experience in mediation, arbitration, negotiation, cross-cultural conflict resolution, environmental conflict resolution, international conflict resolution, marriage and family meditation, sports conflict, and organizational conflict resolution.
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.
A J.D. is required for candidates interested in teaching J.D. law courses or undergraduate courses in legal studies. To teach undergraduate or graduate courses for the Conflict and Dispute Resolution program, a Masters degree is required; a Ph.D. or J.D. are preferred. Candidates 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 cover letter indicating what type of course you are interested in teaching and in what subject areas you are qualified to teach to the attention of: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, c/o Jill Elizabeth, 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.