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Friday, November 13, 2020

Fellowship Opening and Tenure Track Job Opening - Belmont

From Belmont University College of Law, two separate job listings, one for a tenure track position, one for a fellowship:

Hiring Announcement: Belmont University College of Law Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Belmont University College of Law, in Nashville, Tennessee, invites applications from entry level and experienced candidates to fill a tenure-track faculty position.  We are seeking candidates across a broad range of teaching and research areas, starting with the 2021-2022 academic year, with the successful candidate's teaching load including Evidence.  

A successful applicant must have a J.D., strong academic background, and record that indicates the promise of both teaching excellence and high scholarly achievement.  Belmont is an EOE/AA employer and welcomes applications from candidates who may add to the diversity at Belmont College of Law.  Belmont College of Law reserves the right to exercise a preference for those candidates who support the goals and missions of the University. 

If interested, please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to the Chair of the Faculty Recruitment Committee Professor Loren Mulraine at [email protected] or [email protected]

Belmont University is a private, Christian university focusing on academic excellence and is located in the heart of Nashville, one of the fastest growing and most culturally rich cities in the country.  Belmont’s student body of over 8,400 includes students from every state, more than 35 countries, and all faiths.  The Belmont faculty is dedicated to teaching, service, and active engagement in scholarship.  The median LSAT/GPA for the 142 students who entered the law school in August 2019 were 156 and 3.63 (75th percentile: 158 and 3.84; 25th percentile: 153 and 3.28), placing the school well within the top 100 U.S. law schools for quality of applicants.  Belmont’s first-time bar passage rate for the July 2018 and 2019 Tennessee bar exams was 95.8%, one of the highest pass rates in the country, and its employment rate for the 2018 & 2019 classes was 95%.

Hiring Announcement: Belmont University College of Law Fellowship Position

Belmont University College of Law invites applications for a law school fellowship through the Belmont University Fellows Program. Belmont University is a private, Christian university focusing on academic excellence and is located in the heart of Nashville, one of the fastest growing and most culturally rich cities in the country.  Belmont’s student body of over 8,400 includes students from every state, more than 35 countries, and all faiths.  The Belmont faculty is dedicated to teaching, service, and active engagement in scholarship.  The median LSAT/GPA for the one hundred and forty-two students who entered the law school in August 2019 were 156 and 3.63 (75th percentile: 158 and 3.84; 25th percentile: 153 and 3.28), placing the school well within the top 100 U.S. law schools for quality of applicants.  Belmont’s average first-time bar passage rate for the July 2018 and 2019 Tennessee bar exams was 95.8%, one of the highest pass rates in the country, and its average employment rate for the 2018 & 2019 classes was 95%.

The Belmont University Fellows Program provides a unique and valuable opportunity to increase diversity in the legal academy. A successful applicant must have a J.D., strong academic background, and record that indicates the promise of both teaching excellence and high scholarly achievement.  Fellows will be recruited based on their academic and professional accomplishments and will be selected with a focus on under-represented groups in their discipline. This two-year program allows for the Belmont Fellow to be mentored by a Faculty Mentor at Belmont University in the development and delivery of academic courses while engaging in scholarly research. The intent is to help develop the pipeline for faculty to transition from practice into teaching-research positions within academia. Additional, information, including how to apply, can be found at http://www.belmont.edu/academics/faculty-fellows/

Belmont is an EOE/AA employer and welcomes applications from candidates who may add to the diversity at Belmont College of Law.  Belmont College of Law reserves the right to exercise a preference for those candidates who support the goals and missions of the University. Additional questions can be directed to the Chair of the Faculty Recruitment Committee Professor Loren Mulraine at [email protected] or [email protected] 

Posted by Sarah Lawsky on November 13, 2020 at 04:22 PM | Permalink

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