Clinical Assistant Professor, Business Law

Univ. of Houston Downtown
Houston, TX
Closing date
Nov 30, 2022

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Business and Finance, Law
Organization Type
Clinical Assistant Professor, Business Law - (FAC002565) Clinical Assistant Professor, Business Law Department Name:D0014 Gen Bus, Market & Supp Chain


Teach courses in support of the College's major programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The courses include international law, employment law, commercial law, supply chain management law, legal environment of business, and ethics. Faculty are expected to teach courses offered at the primary campus located in downtown Houston, as well as off-campus locations located in suburban Houston. The courses are offered during the day, on evenings, and on weekends, as needed to serve the students and may include, face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats.



A J.D. degree from an A.B.A. accredited law school.
An active license to practice law in at least one state.
No less than two years of professional experience after licensure relevant to the business programs offered in the Marilyn Davies College of Business.

Strong preference will be given to applicants with:

Previous experience teaching law at the university level, especially in an AACSB accredited program, at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
A record of successful scholarly activity, including publications on law topics related to the programs offered in the College of Business. Preference will be given to applicants with a record, or the ability to achieve one, that would qualify the faculty member as a Scholarly Academic for purposes of AACSB accreditation.
A master's or doctoral degree from an AACSB accredited program in addition to the J.D.

About University of Houston Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor's and selected master's degree programs and providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities. Located in the heart of the city, the University reflects the diversity of the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, and, through its academic programs, engages with the community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. UHD is an inclusive community dedicated to integrating teaching, service, and scholarly research to develop students' talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society. UHD draws students from throughout the Greater Houston area. UHD is considered one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions in the southwest, a distinction that indicates the student body accurately reflects the Houston community's wealth of cultures, languages, and nationalities. The University offers all students a specially tailored opportunity for quality higher education, as well as small classes. UHD employs over 1,100 faculty and staff.

Since opening its doors in 1974, UHD has grown in mission and service, and now offers baccalaureate degrees in 46 areas and 11 master's degree programs. Over 15,000 students attend classes in four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences and Technology. UHD boasts over 60,000 alumni and is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. As one of the four distinct and separate components of the University of Houston System, UHD offers educational opportunities and access to students from a variety of backgrounds, including many first-generation college students, students who work full- or part-time, students with additional family obligations, and students who transfer from community colleges and other higher education institutions. The University of Houston System is a public system of higher education that includes three other universities in addition to UHD-the University of Houston, UH-Clear Lake, and UH-Victoria.

Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Unofficial Transcripts

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