The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law is seeking to hire for an assistant or associate tenure track position in Family Law and related fields, which will begin in Fall 2020.
UMKC hosts a nationally-recognized Child & Family Law program, notable for its breadth and depth. The School of Law offers both J.D. and LL.M. students an emphasis in Child & Family Law, maintains two in-house clinics devoted exclusively to family law (one of which provides graduates state certification to practice as Guardians ad Litem) as well as numerous field placement opportunities, publishes a national family law journal (the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers ), and provides an international study abroad program focused exclusively on family law.
A J.D. or equivalent degree is required. Applications must be received through this UMKC Human Resources portal.
Previous teaching experience is strongly preferred.
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, 100% FTE, benefit-eligible, 9-month ranked academic appointment in the tenure track
Position to begin in Fall 2020
Salary is negotiotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience
Review of applications begins upon receipt, the position remains open until a candidate is hired
Please complete the application which contains two sections: 1. Name and Contact Information, 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
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For more information about the position, contact Appointments Chair Chris Holman, email@example.com .
UMKC is the urban law school of the University of Missouri System and is located on a beautifully landscaped campus in the Country Club Plaza area of Kansas City, Missouri. It is the only law school in a diverse and vibrant metropolitan area of more than two million people and offers courses leading to J.D. or LL.M. degrees for approximately 450 students. It benefits from its metropolitan location, a university with opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, a dedicated faculty and staff, and strong community and alumni support.
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Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.