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Open Visiting Faculty - College of Law

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 073446
Job Title Open Visiting Faculty - College of Law
Location College of Law
Pay Range Commensurate w/ Experience
FLSA Status Exempt

As determined by Academic Dean or direct supervisor.

Job Type Full-time
Rank Open Rank
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code Not Applicable
Job Description

Syracuse University College of Law is seeking a visitor to teach two sections of the first year three credit Constitutional Law I course in spring 2018. This course covers (1) Judicial Review in all its aspects, including the Case and Controversy doctrine, and (2) Structure, that is, Federalism (Federal and State regulatory and taxing powers) and Separation of Powers/Checks and Balances among the branches of the federal government.

The College of Law particularly welcomes applications from candidates for this position who contribute to the diversity of the College of Law community.


Candidates should have an excellent academic record with at least a J.D. degree.

Job Specific Qualifications

Preferred post-J.D. experience and credentials include judicial clerkship, relevant legal practice, or similar experience.

A demonstrated commitment to excellent classroom teaching is required. Prior law school teaching is preferred.


Develop and/or update a class syllabus in compliance with College of Law policies.

Order the appropriate books and materials in advance of the class start date.

Prepare lectures, projects, and other student assignments.

Maintain regularly scheduled office hours.

Present instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course.

Meet all designated class periods.

Submit all grades according to the College of Law and University regulations.

Grade student assignments and exams in a timely manner.

Provide departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluations.

Build a positive rapport with students and faculty.

Physical Requirements




Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references.

Job Posting Date 08/29/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Consideration
Job Category Faculty
Message to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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