Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law’s top-ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution is seeking an Assistant Professor of Law and Practice. This position is a full-time, non-tenured faculty position with teaching, training and administrative duties. The successful candidate will have meaningful practical expertise as a lawyer and as a neutral in dispute resolution as well as a passion for sharing that expertise with law students and the many active lawyers and judges who pursue advanced degrees or skills training at the Straus Institute. The position will support the administration of the Straus Institute through advising, mentoring, and recruiting its students; representing the Institute at conferences; helping conduct skills-based training seminars; and teaching courses in the academic curriculum. Specific expectations, including courses and teaching load, will be determined by Straus leadership with the agreement of the Caruso School of Law administration.
To apply, send the following documents to the chair of the search committee Thomas.Stipanowich@pepperdine.edu by September 30, 2022:
(1) Your curriculum vitae; (2) a cover letter that summarizes your relevant practical experience and your areas of interest in dispute resolution, your teaching experience and philosophy, and your support for the University mission; and (3) a list of references.
Successful candidates will receive a renewable one-year faculty contract, and are eligible for longer-term contracts after two years.