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This is a tenure-track faculty appointment in the department of Professional Studies. Salary is competitive and commensurate with academic preparation and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is included.

Job Summary/Basic Function: Position requires a faculty member capable of an active role in the growth and development of a new undergraduate degree in Jurisprudence. Candidate will be capable of teaching both traditional courses in legal jurisprudence as well as ancient and medieval jurisprudence. Specialized knowledge in the legal philosophy of Cicero, Plato, Aristotle and Aquinas is a plus. In addition, the candidate should be familiar with and competent in the legal ideology of the Founding Fathers. The position will also require a candidate who can instruct in the departmentís Legal Studies: Law and Public Policy program which is delivered online. Duties also include recruitment of potential majors, direction of advanced research and Senior Thesis for undergraduates and Graduate Thesis guidance as well as recruitment assistance at national conferences, participation in departmental governance, student advisement and scholarly production. Teaching load will be 18-24 credit hours per academic year. The successful applicant must be capable of and committed to teaching, community service and outreach, and to scholarship. Successful applicant will also have experience working with diverse populations. Additional responsibilities include involvement with departmental, college-wide, and university committees. Also, in accordance with the terms of the collective bargaining agreement between the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and APSCUF, the successful applicant might be assigned to perform work at off-campus sites, in the evening/weekend college and/or provide instruction through distance education.

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Posted By: Elynor Moss
Friday, February 24th 2012 at 12:47PM
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