Professor of Practice and Academic Director for Masters Level Graduate Programs
Emory University - School of Law
December 9, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
Faculty/Instruction, Senior/Mid-Level Management
Emory University School of Law seeks an innovative educator with experience in teaching, service, administration, and entrepreneurship to oversee the law school’s suite of graduate programs (LLM, JM, and MCL), with a focus on online pedagogy. The Academic Director for Masters Level Graduate Programs will lead the integration and expansion of these programs as they interact with existing graduate and JD programs in the law school. This is a renewable appointment at the rank of assistant, associate, or full Professor of Practice depending on experience, with the possibility of reappointment.
The Professor of Practice/Academic Director will have responsibility for oversight and support of every academic aspect of all non-JD graduate law programs at Emory Law School, including: curriculum development, course development, course evaluation, and course delivery in a variety of residential, low-residency, short-course and online models; academic content as well as program and instructional format of courses; recruitment, training, and assessment of faculty instructors teaching in these programs; criteria and standards for admission of students; recruitment of instructional designers; and student support.
Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State Laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate possesses the following education, experience and skills: A JD degree (or equivalent internationally); senior management experience at an ABA-accredited law school (or at other graduate or professional academic institution); experience teaching a diverse student population; experience developing and/or teaching online courses; demonstrated ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment; and the ability to supervise all aspects of a program, including marketing, business processes, budgeting, registrar functions, regulatory compliance, student support, and student admissions. This term appointment will commence in the summer of 2018 and will be at either the assistant, associate, or full professor level commensurate with experience and qualifications and subject to the terms of the law school’s faculty handbook for all professor of practice positions.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.