Duke University, School of Law

Position ID:Duke-Law-FALLADJ21 [#19008, FallAdj21]
Position Title: Lecturing Fellow/Senior Lecturing Fellow
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Law
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/07/22, listed until 2021/08/06)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

About the Position:

Duke University Law is seeking applicants for multiple adjunct positions.  These positions are short-term, part-time, non-benefits eligible positions.  Selected candidates will teach a single class for the Fall Semester of 2021. Candidates must have demonstrated and specialized legal expertise in the areas of need within the Law School, currently identified as 1. Mergers & Acquisitions; 2. corporate restructuring and bankruptcy; 3. large scale litigation, litigation strategy, class actions, and case management techniques; and scholarly writing. 


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 each week of the 13 weeks during the Fall 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 office hours.  The instructor will be responsible for appropriate and timely feedback to students, including evaluation and grading of student coursework. 


-      Graduation from an ABA-accredited law school

-      Significant practice or policy experience in areas of identified need

-      Documented, specialized legal expertise in identified areas 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 University 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.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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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