Tenure Track Faculty Position in Torts and Business Organizations

Job Locations US-NY-Central Islip
ID
2021-7680
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule Shift
Varies depending on class schedule
Hours Per Week
36.5
Travel
10%
Category
Faculty/Academic

Overview

    The Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center is pleased to announce that it is currently seeking applicants for two tenure-track appointments to its full-time faculty starting in August 2022. The law school has a number of curricular needs but is especially interested in candidates specialized in Torts or Business Organizations. Full-time faculty are responsible for teaching and assessing law students in a subject matter of law in which they have a significant professional experience. With one of the most diverse student bodies in the country Touro Law Center is dedicated to the aims of diversity.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and teach graduate law student courses in a physical classroom and/or a virtual classroom
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi assessments final examinations assignments and handouts
  • Timely grade student assessments
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students
  • Stay current in and continually strive to improve teaching skills and expertise in the subjects that they teach
  • Stay informed of changes in the law and remain current in recent statutory changes and case law developments
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues
  • Engage in legal research and produce legal scholarship
  • Commit to service to legal education and to the wider community
  • Engage in the intellectual life of the Law Center
  • Participate on faculty committees
  • Attend faculty meetings and Law Center events

Qualifications

Education

  • J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school

Experience

  • Preference for both legal practice and teaching experience
  • Commitment to teaching in an environment dedicated to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students
  • An established record or promise of legal scholarship

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Trains and teaches others
  • Interprets the meaning of information
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems
  • Resolves conflicts and negotiates with others
  • Updates and uses relevant knowledge
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills in communications with supervisors peers and subordinates
  • Displays excellent organizational skills including scheduling of events
  • Performs faculty administrative responsibilities

Physical Demands

  • Able to lift up to 5 lbs.

Travel

  • Travel for conferences and professional development

 

Touro College is an equal opportunity employer.  Touro College treats all employees, job applicants, and students without unlawful consideration of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), age, disability, medical condition, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military service or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  We are committed to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy in all decisions, including but not limited to, recruitment, the administration of  educational programs and activities, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, placement, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff, suspension, expulsion and termination, and all other terms and conditions of admission, matriculation, and employment.

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