This full-time 10-month permanent position provides provide one-on-one help to law students so they can develop the skills and strategies they need to be successful in both professional and academic settings. The Director may also create workshops on a range of pertinent topics (e.g., plagiarism, grammar conventions and myths, writing with elegance and style); keep current on developments in the fields of academic and legal writing support; modify the role of the Center, as appropriate, to meet the needs of Iowa law students; and hire, train, and supervise writing tutors in the Center. The position will be filled no earlier than April 1, 2020.
To apply, candidates should submit a cover-letter and resume through Jobs@UIOWA, https://jobs.uiowa.edu, refer to Requisition #19004026.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Demonstrated success teaching law students or other adult learners, or equivalent experience
Relevant professional legal experience
Demonstrated strength in interpersonal, administrative, and communication skills
Strong record of academic achievement
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Graduate degree in English or related advanced degree
Experience teaching writing
Experience working with non-native English speakers
About The University of Iowa College of Law
The University of Iowa (UI) is a comprehensive research university with particular distinction in the arts, humanities, and sciences, and a wide array of exceptional professional programs. While serving as the state's most comprehensive institution of higher education, the University also enjoys a national and international reputation for excellence and competes at that level for the best faculty and staff, and the most talented graduate and professional students.
In 1855, the year classes began, the UI became the first public university to admit women on an equal basis with men. Today, under the leadership of interim President Jean Robillard and Executive Vice President and Provost Barry Butler, a distinguished tenured and tenure-track faculty of some 1,700 attracts nearly 30,000 students from every county in Iowa, all 50 states, and 99 foreign countries.
The UI is situated on a 1,900-acre campus in Iowa City in southeast Iowa, on the Iowa River, near the intersection of U.S. interstate Highways 80 and 380.