Job Type






Lecturer-Fixed Term East Lansing

Michigan State University

Michigan State University East Lansing MI United States

1 week ago

Job no: 851957
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Michigan State University College Of Law...
Department: Juris Doctorate Programs 40001138
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Position Summary

The College of Law invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term visiting lecturer for the 2023-2024 academic year. Courses will be taught fully in-person, and all subject areas are considered.

The Lecturer will:
• Develop class materials, including reading lists, syllabi and any online content
• Teach law and law-related classes
• Provide advice and guidance for students during class and office hours
• Assist with promotion and development of MSU College of Law programs

All applicants should have excellent academic credentials as well as demonstrated skill, experience, commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly achievement.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Minimum Requirements

Knowledge of the legal profession.

Ability to work with a diverse group of people.

Excellent communication skills.

Experience working with computer applications including legal databases.
Desired Qualifications

J.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree.

Prior teaching experience.
Required Application Materials

The search committee is committed to respecting and maintaining confidentiality.

Application materials must include:
• Cover Letter
• Current curriculum Vitae or Resume
• At least three professional references (not to be contacted without the permission of the applicant)
Special Instructions

Applicants may be asked to submit a professional writing sample when invited for an interview.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Teresa Eldred, College of Law Human Resources Manager at 517.432.6819 or [email protected].

Applications will be reviewed as needed.

Department Statement

Michigan State University College of Law is a diverse and inclusive learning community with roots dating to 1891 when it opened as Detroit College of Law in Detroit, Michigan. It moved to its current East Lansing location in 1995 and remained a private institution until 2021 when it became a fully integrated college of Michigan State University.

Today, MSU Law has more than 650 students, 55 faculty members, 50 staff members, five librarians, and a world-wide network of some 11,500 alumni. MSU Law operates seven legal clinics overseen by nationally recognized faculty that provide students an opportunity to work on actual legal cases. Additionally, it offers some of nation’s leading law programs in new and emerging legal education, including Intellectual Property and Trial Advocacy, Indigenous Law and Policy Center, the Lori E. Talsky Center for Human Rights of Women and Children, Conservation Law Center, and Animal Legal and Historical Web Center.

MSU College of Law, operating under the principles of its DEI Strategic Plan, is poised to become the state’s preeminent law school, preparing a diverse community of lawyer-leaders to serve diverse communities in Michigan and beyond. It is committed to providing a legal education that is taught by leading scholars in their fields, includes best-in-class experiential opportunities, and helps students graduate without excessive debt.
MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Apr 26, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 26, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time
East Lansing MI USA

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