Duke University, School of Law

Position ID:Duke-Law-FAL19ADJ [#14301, JAPLAWADJ]
Position Title: Japanese Law Adjunct
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Law
Appl Deadline:2019/09/30help popup* deleted (posted 2019/08/21, listed until 2019/09/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

About the Position:

Duke University Law is seeking applicants for an adjunct position.  The position is short-term, part-time, and not eligible for benefits. The selected candidate will teach a single course in the Spring 2020 semester. Candidates must have demonstrated and specialized legal expertise in the area of Japanese law, with preference for expertise in Japanese corporate law, including Japanese corporate governance.  Applicants also should have experience in teaching JD students Japanese law in a comparative context.  Applicants should have legal training and/or law practice in Japan. 


Development of course materials that meet the expectations and policies articulated by the Law School’s Curriculum Committee and the Office of Academic Affairs, and as required by the American Bar Association’s accreditation standards.  The instructor must be available to teach onsite each week of the 13 weeks during the Spring semester, except as requested or approved by the Office of Academic Affairs.  The instructor must be available to students outside of teaching hours, through timely responses to emails and through in-person office hours.  The instructor will be responsible for appropriate and timely feedback to students, including evaluation and grading of student coursework. 


-      A U.S. or foreign law degree

-      Significant practice or policy experience in the area of identified need

-      Documented, specialized legal expertise in the identified area of need

-      Ability to develop and deliver organized, accurate and coherent legal coursework

-      Effective communication of complex legal information to students both orally and in writing

-      Effective and respectful communication with students

-      Ability to provide responsive and constructive feedback to students

Preferences in hiring include: teaching experience

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
210 Science Drive
Suite 1015, Duke Box 90362
Durham, NC 27708-0362

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