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Adjunct Professor Positions

UMass Law

The University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth seeks adjunct faculty members (designated Part-Time Lecturers under our faculty union contract) to teach upper-level electives in a variety of subjects. Successful candidates will have a JD from an ABA-accredited law school, a strong academic record, and significant experience in a relevant practice area. Immediate courses of interest are practice-focused courses in the areas of electronic discovery and real estate transactions. Successful applicants would work with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs to develop the courses for implementation in the summer 2024 term, or possibly the spring 2024 term.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Shaun B. Spencer
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Law and Director of Legal Skills
University of Massachusetts School of Law
333 Faunce Corner Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
Email: sspencer1@umassd.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on all potential employees.

The law school’s mission emphasizes public service and access to legal education. The law school seeks to prepare students to practice law in a competent and ethical manner while serving the community. We offer a robust legal education program that includes nine required credits of Legal Skills, including six in the first-year at credit hours equal to other first-year courses, an Upper-Level Writing Requirement, simulated practice courses, in-house and off-campus clinical programs, and a field placement program under the guidance of experienced practitioners.

UMass Law is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body, and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups who will add diversity to the law school community. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit based factors.