The Department of Government at Eastern Kentucky University seeks applications for a faculty in the Paralegal Program at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure track, beginning August 15, 2018. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced courses in a variety of areas of law in the Paralegal and /or Legal Studies Programs. Teaching duties may also include regional campus and online responsibilities. Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level, along with prior legal practice, including the supervision of paralegals, is preferred. Candidates must hold a J.D. degree, be licensed to practice law, be eligible for admission to the Kentucky Bar Association, have previous experience supervising paralegals, and able to teach law specific to Kentucky. The candidate’s undergraduate degree must be from a regionally accredited institution and the J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school. Visit www.government.eku.edu for information about the department.
Review of applications will continue until filled.
Juris Doctorate degree required. Must be licensed to practice law and eligible for admission to the Kentucky Bar Association.
Position Title: Paralegal Faculty
Posting Number: F00007P
Internal Number: 6895
About Eastern Kentucky University
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .