Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
The Texas Tech University School of Law is seeking to fill one tenure-track position and two 405(c) status lawyering skills contract positions for the 2007-08 academic year. In addition, the Law School has received a sizeable endowment to support a newly created AT&T Professorship in Public Utility Law. Applicants for this endowed professorship must have distinguished themselves in the field of public utility law, including telecommunications law, and teaching experience in these areas is preferred.
We invite applications from exceptional individuals interested in joining our faculty. Subject areas for the tenure-track position will vary depending on curricular needs but may include both first-year and advanced courses. Candidates with demonstrated excellence in most subject areas will be considered. We seek applicants with a J.D., prior teaching and/or practice experience, demonstrated writing ability, strong academic credentials, and service contributions to the community. Once hired, faculty members are evaluated and advancement determined by contributions in the areas of teaching, research and service.
Texas Tech University, with 28,000 students, is located in Lubbock, Texas located in the high plains of West Texas. The metropolitan area serves as home to 250,000 people. The law school has approximately 700 students and 35 full-time faculty members. Lubbock enjoys a low cost of living, including very affordable housing prices, and easy access to other parts of the country via three major airlines that offer daily flights.
Texas Tech is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations and encourages applications from all qualified persons. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and persons traditionally under-represented in law schools. Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references should be sent to: Professor Jorge A. Ramírez, Chair, Personnel Committee, Texas Tech University School of Law, 1802 Hartford Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79409-0004.