Texas A&M University School of Law Adjunct Instructor needed for Fall
Texas A&M University School of Law seeks applicants for adjunct professor faculty positions to supervise the work of law students in our Entrepreneurship Law Clinic for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a part-time, contract position. Applicants will be considered until the position is filled, but it is preferred that applications be submitted by May 1, 2019.
Adjunct professors in the Entrepreneurship Law Clinic work directly with students to represent qualified low-income clients interested in forming corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, joint ventures and sole proprietors. Our services include client engagement, assistance with entity selection, preparing and filing formation documents, and drafting governing documents such as bylaws, limited liability company agreements, partnership and shareholder agreements, and meeting minutes. We also help entrepreneurs and microbusinesses with leases, non-disclosure agreements, customer services contracts, and other common business agreements. Our adjunct professors provide guidance to students, attend client meetings, review and provide feedback on work product, and help students reflect on and improve their performance.
A companion seminar class is taught by a full-time faculty member that adjunct professors are welcome to attend. Our clinical offices occupy a floor in the Star-Telegram building at 7th and Throckmorton in downtown Fort Worth. Parking is provided.
Students participate in the Entrepreneurship Law Clinic during the fall and spring terms (from August – December and January – May, respectively). In between terms, our adjunct professors monitor applications and address issues that were not or will not be addressed during a regular term. A typical workload involves 3-4 students. Preference will be given to candidates that can spend time with students during business hours.
Successful applicants will:
• Have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school;
• Have excellent analytical and writing skills;
• Have practiced corporate transactional law for at least 5 years;
• Demonstrate an aptitude for working with students or have experience working in clinics.
The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
The School of Law welcomes applications from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will enhance the rich diversity of its academic community and is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, students, applicants for employment or admission, and the public. Applicants may email a résumé and cover letter to Luz Herrera, at email@example.com, or at Texas A&M University School of Law, 1515 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6509. Alternatively, applicants who are current employees of Texas A&M may submit their materials online at https://jobs.tamu.edu/internal-applicants/.
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