Boston University Visiting Lecturer, J.D. Academic Enrichment Program, School of Law 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 welcomed qualified individuals, without regard to background or belief. The breadth and depth of our curriculum and scholarship as well as our innovative spirit are distinctive in American legal education.
Boston University School of Law is seeking an exceptionally qualified and experienced candidate to serve as a TITLE our first year Academic Enrichment Program (AEP) for the 2021-22 academic year. This is a full-time position. The Visiting Lecturer will: (1) develop and co-teach academic co-curricular programs, addressing foundational skills such as logic, critical reading comprehension, essay writing, legal issue identification, and legal analysis, as well as general study skills, study techniques, stress-management, and related topics, with the Associate Director in the fall, and develop a 2L skills and writing course to be taught alone for spring; (2) develop and implement more early intervention assessments, providing on-going statistical analysis to the Outcomes Committee and JD Committee, as well as one-to-one coaching with students; (3) provide writing instruction (allowing you to continue with IRL networking and skills development); (4) build out curriculum and coaching for FGP and students of color; (4) research and train BU Law faculty on best learning/teaching processes; (5) research and train BU faculty on classroom strategies to promote an equitable educational experience, and, (6) represent the School of Law on relevant faculty committees.
Candidates must have a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school, a strong academic record and excellent oral and written communication skills. Teaching and counseling experiences in a law school setting are preferred. We are interested in candidates who will bring perspective that comes from a nontraditional educational background or understanding of the experiences of those underrepresented in higher education.
Boston University School of Law is dedicated to building a just, inclusive, and engaged community of faculty and students. Boston University School of Law is creating and implementing practices that combat exclusion and inequity by race, gender, gender identity, disability status, religion, or other identities subject to historical subordination. We strive to foster a more inclusive intellectual culture that represents and encourages a broad range of intellectual traditions and approaches to the law. Because the University is committed to building a broadly diverse, inclusive and engaged educational environment, applicants may include in their cover letter information about how they will further this objective.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references to Anna di Robilant, associate dean for academic affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.
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