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The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law anticipates hiring a visiting or tenure-track faculty member with a strong commitment to educating lawyers for the twenty-first century, a lifetime of scholarship, and being part of a collegial, collaborative community. We are particularly interested in candidates who can assist our very strong program in law, entrepreneurship and innovation, we are looking for a faculty member with teaching and research interests related to this area. Specific immediate course needs include securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and teaching or co-teaching of experiential and interdisciplinary courses in entrepreneurship and innovation. Longer term needs may include business organizations and/or business planning. Courses in the area that take advantage of particular knowledge, experience, or expertise of the faculty member are always given special consideration as well. We are also interested in candidates who can help ensure that the School’s commitment to diversity is reflected in its course offerings, teaching methods, and research agenda.
UMKC is the urban law school of the University of Missouri System and is located on a beautiful 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 500 students. It benefits from its metropolitan location, a stable pool of student applicants, a strong university with opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, a dedicated faculty and staff, and strong community and alumni support.
UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The university will recruit and employ qualified personnel and will provide equal opportunities during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability. To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Affirmative Action at 816-235-1323.
Applications for the position go through the University at https://myhr.umsystem.edu/psp/tamext/KCITY/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=8. Job Opening ID: 21123; Posting Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Law, 65383.
For questions, contact
Professor Sean D. O’Brien, Chair
Faculty Appointments Committee
UMKC School of Law
500 E. 52nd St.
Kansas City, MO 64110