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Faculty Positions

Pepperdine University position(s) at the Caruso School of Law:

Visiting Assistant Professor of Legal Research and Writing

Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law seeks two Visiting Assistant Professors of Legal Research and Writing to teach for the 2021-2022 academic year. Each Visiting Assistant Professor will teach two sections of our year-long, two-unit-per-semester LRW course, with approximately 45 total students per professor. We have a warm, collaborative LRW faculty team. The LRW faculty creates all course materials together and provides each other with significant support. The position comes with a market-competitive salary, employment benefits, and the title of Assistant Visiting Professor of Legal Research and Writing.

Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, possess excellent academic credentials, be committed to teaching Legal Research and Writing, and support the goals and mission of the University. Applicants should have at least two years of post-J.D. experience in a position or positions requiring substantial legal writing.

The Caruso School of Law is an ABA accredited, AALS member law school located in Malibu, California. Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership. The Caruso School of Law welcomes applications from people of all faiths and is particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who may bring greater racial, ethnic, and gender diversity to the faculty of the School of Law. 

To apply, fill-out this application and send the following documents to lrw.pepperdinelaw@gmail.com: current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses your teaching philosophy and support of the University goals; a writing sample; and a list of references. The deadline for submission is June 21, 2021.

Visiting Professors

Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law is seeking appointments for Visiting Professors. The position is a full-time, non-tenured position to last at least one academic semester. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis depending on curriculum needs.

The Caruso School of Law is an ABA accredited, AALS member law school located in Malibu, California. Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership. The Caruso School of Law welcomes applications from people of all faiths and is particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who may bring greater racial, ethnic, and gender diversity to the faculty.

To apply, send the following documents to the Vice Dean of Academic and Student Affairs at naomi.goodno@pepperdine.edu: current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses your teaching philosophy, support for the mission and Christian values of the University and the law school, the area(s) in which you would like to teach; and a list of references. Applicants are also encouraged to include an optional statement addressing potential contributions to diversity. Successful candidates will teach courses mutually agreed upon during the fall or spring semester.

Adjunct Professor of Law

Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law is seeking appointments for Adjunct Professors of Law. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis depending on curriculum needs.

The Caruso School of Law is an ABA accredited, AALS member law school located in Malibu, California. Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

The Caruso School of Law welcomes applications from people of all faiths and is particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who may bring greater racial, ethnic, and gender diversity to the adjunct faculty to reflect the breadth and diversity of the legal community in the Los Angeles area. Applicants must have an excellent academic background, five or more years of post-J.D. legal experience in a specialized area of law practice, and support the goals and mission of the University. Teaching experience is strongly preferred.

To apply, send the following documents to the Vice Dean of Academic and Student Affairs at naomi.goodno@pepperdine.edu; current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses your teaching philosophy, support of the University goals, and the area in which you would like to teach; and a list of references. Applicants are also encouraged to send an optional statement addressing potential contributions to diversity through teaching, service, and/or research. Successful candidates will teach courses mutually agreed upon during the fall or spring semester. Please note that curricular needs vary each semester.

Pepperdine University, Caruso School of Law
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263
310-506-4676

 

Pepperdine University is an independent Christian university affiliated with the Churches of Christ. Pepperdine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment practices. Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists.


Pepperdine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.