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Adjunct Professor - School of Law (6707)

Golden Gate University
San Francisco, CA
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Nov 26, 2021

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Summary: This is an open invitation to apply for the Golden Gate University School of Law's Adjunct Instructor Pool. GGU Law maintains a pool of qualified individuals who would like to provide instruction to GGU Law students in one or more of the areas listed below. At this time there may not be an immediate vacancy but candidates may provide their application to this posting.

Applications must be submitted through our online application system to be considered for any academic position, unless otherwise noted in the job announcement.

Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted to participate in additional application/selection processes as specific needs arise. No letters of recommendation are required.

Basic Function & Scope of Job:

The responsibilities of School of Law Adjunct Faculty are to teach assigned classes, seminars, and/or training skills course(s). Specific teaching loads will be determined by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs or relevant Law School administrator.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Adjunct Faculty are responsible for planning and presenting the material assigned for their courses, seminars or clinics; establishing specific requirements and making them known to students; recommending texts; grading examinations and papers; submitting grades in a timely fashion; and explaining grades to students. Adjunct Faculty are expected to be available to meet with and advise students outside the classroom.

Areas of Possible Instruction:
  • Appellate Advocacy/Trial Advocacy
  • Business Law
  • Civil Practice & Procedure
  • Contract Law
  • Corporate/Commercial Law
  • Criminal Law & Procedure
  • Environmental Law
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law/Legal Systems
  • Labor/Employment Law
  • Litigation/Dispute Resolution
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Public Interest & Social Issues
  • Real Estate/Property Law
  • Remedies
  • Sales
  • Tax Law
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Writing & Research

Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

A JD, LLM., PhD or comparable degree is required and at least five years of professional experience in the related subject matter.

Supplemental Information

To apply: Please go to and submit an application, letter of interest, and a resume.

In applying for a position, candidates sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.

Golden Gate University is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

University policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.

The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that reinforces these practices. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all especially women, minorities, people of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQI community.

Golden Gate University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Golden Gate University Report, please go to
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