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Boston University Lecturer, School of Law, Academic Enrichment Program in Boston, Massachusetts

BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, a top-tier law school with an international reputation, is a community of leading legal scholars, teachers, students, and alumni dedicated to providing one of the finest legal educations in the world. Since our doors opened in 1872, we have admitted and enrolled accomplished students to our program regardless of their race, gender, and religion. The breadth and depth of our curriculum and scholarship as well as our innovative spirit are distinctive in U.S. legal education.

Boston University School of Law is seeking an excellent and compassionate candidate for a full-time, non-tenure-track, faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in the Academic Enrichment Program.  The Lecturer will work directly with the Director of Academic Enrichment in innovating curriculum to promote student success from Orientation through bar passage. The Lecturer will: 1) support 1L students through tailored legal skills workshops, one ‐ on ‐ one academic coaching, and early intervention initiatives; 2) assist in developing and teaching a 2L course designed to support the mastery of analytical and writing skills in a doctrinally-relevant context; and 3) support the law school’s bar success initiatives, including by teaching a section of the Spring 2-credit Bar Skills course and offering workshops and individual mentoring for graduates preparing for the July bar exam. The Lecturer may also be called on to help the Director provide training on best practices in teaching and learning to the full-time and part-time faculty.

Required Skills

Candidates must have a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. They also must be culturally competent and able to work with people of varying backgrounds and experiences, must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and must have a demonstrated ability to clearly convey complex concepts. Teaching and counseling experiences in a law school setting are preferred. Experience with inclusive pedagogy is a plus. As with all our faculty, we are interested in candidates who will bring an understanding of the experiences of those who have been historically underrepresented in higher education and the legal profession, such as first-generation students, veterans, and BIPOC individuals.

At Boston University School of Law, we are dedicated to building a just, inclusive, and engaged community of faculty, staff, and students. We recognize we have more work to do to achieve this vision. Boston University School of Law is committed not only to the ideals of faculty diversity and inclusion but also to the work of creating and implementing practices that combat exclusion and inequity by race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, religion, and other identities subject to historical subordination. We also strive to foster a more inclusive intellectual culture that represents and encourages a broad range of intellectual traditions and approaches to the law. We welcome expressions of interest from applicants of all identities, intellectual traditions, and perspectives.


Applicants should send a letter of interest and C.V./resume to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Priority will be given to applications received by March 15.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor .


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