Department: School of Law
Annual Basis: 9 Month
Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise for AY2425.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter, current resume or CV, and a minimum of three professional references.
The University of Oregon School of Law is a dynamic ABA-accredited law school and Oregon’s only public law school. Degrees offered include Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Laws (LLM), Master of Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES), and a minor in undergraduate legal studies. Oregon Law’s mission is to provide a world-class education. We prepare students through excellent classroom teaching paired with a multitude of practical experience opportunities and robust professional development. Our faculty produce exceptional research and scholarship. We accomplish our mission in a positive, inclusive environment where we strive to provide everyone with opportunities to grow, contribute, and develop. Our aim is to learn, teach, and practice the principles of equity and justice as critical foundations for our overall effort to achieve excellence as a top-ranked law school. Success in this work requires a diverse group of people in various faculty and staff roles working in one of our two locations, Eugene and Portland. The University of Oregon is located within the traditional homelands of the Southern Kalapuya. Learn more about Oregon Law at law.uoregon.edu, and consider joining our team.
Pro tem instructors are temporary, non-full-time faculty who teach one or more courses in an academic year. Pro tempore positions are potentially renewable based on curricular needs, funding, and performance. Pro tem instructors work under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and the pool will remain active through February 2025.
The law school is interested in pro tem candidates with significant teaching and/or practice experience in the following areas: accounting and finance for lawyers, administrative law, alternative dispute resolution/mediation, antitrust, arbitration, bankruptcy, business law, civil procedure, conflicts of law, constitutional law, contracts, corporate finance, corporate law, criminal law and procedure, disability law, employment discrimination, employment law, energy law, environmental law, estate planning, evidence, family law, federal judicial settlements, federal jurisdiction, green construction, hazardous waste law, health law, human rights, immigration law, intellectual property law, international law, interviewing and counseling, jurisprudence, labor law, land use law, legal research and writing, LLM seminar, litigation, local government law, professional responsibility, property law, renewable energy law, securities regulation, sports law, tax law, trial practice, tribal law, water resources law, and wildlife law.
The law school is interested in candidates with expertise in a variety of law-related subjects who have experience teaching undergraduate students. The law school offers a curriculum of undergraduate legal studies courses and seeks pro tempore instructors for some of those courses as well.
• A J.D. is required for candidates interested in teaching J.D. law courses.
• To teach undergraduate courses in the Legal Studies program or graduate courses in the Conflict and Dispute Resolution program, a Master's degree is required; a Ph.D. or J.D. are preferred.*
• Candidates must have proven ability in their fields of expertise. Proven teaching effectiveness will receive high priority in filling these positions.
*In exceptional circumstances and upon approval by the Academic Dean, extensive experience may be considered in lieu of a graduate degree.
Demonstrated ability to 1) work effectively with students, staff, and faculty from culturally diverse backgrounds and with multiple intersectional identities; and 2) advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university community.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-346-5112.
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.
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