Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - School of Law

Creighton University
Omaha, NE
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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The Law School seeks an innovator In the area of Academic Success & Bar Exam Preparation who is not only steeped in the literature on how best to prepare students for success in the legal education environment and beyond, but also someone who is able to develop a comprehensive program that begins upon matriculation and carries through the bar examination process. The successful candidate will possess demonstrable expertise in this field.

Successful applicants will hold a J.D. or equivalent terminal degree, an exceptionally strong academic profile, a publication record evincing both a dedication to meaningful research and a clear scholarly trajectory, and show significant promise as a teacher.

Application materials should be submitted by September 15th to receive full consideration and include a cover letter addressing teaching and research interests and a curriculum vitae with links to publications and at least three references.

As a tenure-stream member of the faculty, this candidate will be invited to teach doctrinal courses, as well, and will have research expectations. Founded in 1904, the Law School at Creighton University is a dynamic community of scholars, students, and staff who share a common mission to collectively improve our society. As a key component of one of the nation's oldest Catholic, Jesuit universities, the Law School supports and promotes the ideal of social justice in all its forms.

Student formation occurs in a collaborative environment stressing the intellectual and ethical development of new attorneys while emphasizing a holistic duty of care that should be extended to every client. The Law School offers multiple study abroad and joint degree programs, including its signature experiential JD/Master's in Government Organization and Leadership (GOAL) which places students in semester-long externships at federal agencies and on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Situated at the center of Creighton University's vibrant urban campus near the downtown financial corridor, CHI sports arena, and the Old Market, the Law School is home to the Omaha Bar Association, the Werner Institute for Dispute Resolution, and several offices of the Nebraska State Bar Association. With nine schools and colleges across a broad array of disciplines, a student body of approximately 9,000, and a nearly $750 million endowment, Creighton University is an R-2 Carnegie-classified institution and a member of the Big East Conference.

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Disclosure Statement

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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