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Assistant/Associate Professor of Law & Ethics
Title:Assistant/Associate Professor of Law & Ethics
Department:School of Business and Public Administration
Location:Van Ness

Brief Description

The SBPA of the University of the District of Columbia is seeking a dynamic, patron-centered individual with collaboration skills and experiences to support the office of the dean of the School of Business and Public Administration.  Specifically, this position will involve The University of the District of Columbia is the only public institution of higher learning in Washington, DC. The School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA) has a strong commitment to scholarship, teaching, and engagement with the Washington metropolitan business community. We invite applications from aspiring and accomplished faculty in business law and ethics to join the faculty of the SBPA. This position is a ninemonth, tenure track appointment plus the possibility of additional opportunities for summer teaching and research. Responsibilities include teaching both Business and Public Administration courses. Faculty responsibilities in addition to teaching include development, review, and assessment of related learning outcomes, development of courses and programs, service on SBPA and UDC committees, and engagement with students, faculty, and the Washington business and legal communities. This position will begin in August 2018. .

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: 
Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular Tenure Track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience

Salary Range: Commensurate with rank and experience

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave N.W.    

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This position requires a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an ABA accredited law school and a licensed attorney (Esq.) in law from any of the 50 states of the USA. Applicants are expected to teach law courses including Business Law & Ethnics, Commercial Law, Procurement Law, Administrative Law and Ethics, Business Ethics, Legal Environment of Business and Computer and the Law. Preference will be given to applicants with prior university-level teaching experience and those licensed in the practice of law from any of the 50 states in the United States of America.  Candidates must demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and service. Preference and priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate the ability to provide intellectual contributions and scholarship, licensed practicing attorneys, and to those with established record of excellent face-to-face and certified On-line teaching as well as service to a business school community. The SBPA is seeking accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and all applicants must meet or exceed the minimum guidelines to be SA qualified, participating faculty. 
Applicants should have superior academic credentials, previous teaching experience, and record of excellence in teaching and legal scholarship and publications. Prior teaching and scholarship in the area for which the appointment is sought is preferred, and experience teaching hybrid and online courses is desirable. SBPA is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research and service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. 

Minimum Job Requirements
• U.S. Citizen, permanent resident (Green Card), or other U.S. approved working permit.
• Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an ABA accredited law school to teach business law 
• Minimum 18 credit hours of graduate-level courses in the law discipline.  No more than 20% of the credits for the degree can be on-line
• Established recent (within past 2 years) scholarly research accomplishments in the field and credible commitment (manuscript submission/s to refereed journal/s) to ongoing pursuit of high quality research and teaching.
• Ability to teach (including certified On-line Teaching) at the undergraduate and graduate levels
• Strong commitment to collaborative and interdisciplinary education and research
• Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, initiatives, and the ability to work in a multicultural student-centered environment.
• Must be licensed to practice law in the United States of America. 
• Must meet SBPA and AACSB expected scholarly academic qualification requirements.  No candidate will be considered who does not meet the AACSB standards for Scholarly Academics (SA).

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.

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