Boston University LECTURER, Graduate Program in Financial Law, Boston University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

The Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law is seeking a lecturer for the fall 2018 semester to teach a one credit residential course in Derivatives. The course will introduce students to the basic economics and business purposes of a variety of derivative instruments, both exchange-traded and privately traded, and to the regulation of derivatives activities and transactions. Derivatives covered will include futures, forwards, options and swaps in the interest-rate, currency, credit and equity areas. Students will also learn key issues and choices that arise in negotiating derivative transactions. The course will cover the increasing intersection of derivatives, cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger (blockchain) technologies, and the related rapidly changing regulatory landscape. The candidate must be able to teach in person at the law school for the 13 weeks of the fall 2018 semester.

Required Skills

A minimum of 10 years’ experience practicing in this area and prior teaching experience or prior experience as a frequent presenter at bar association or other CLE conferences.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Tracking Code: 2002/H1518

Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Salary: Competitive