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Requisition ID:  24090

CLS Adjunct Professor of Law

Job Summary:

Concord Law School at Purdue University Global is the nation's first fully online law
school, established in 1998. Today, we are part of the respected Purdue University
system and accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of

Adjunct Professors of Law are primarily responsible for the teaching of classes at
Concord Law School, and are instrumental in achieving Concord and institutional
mission and objectives.

What to expect in this role:

● Conducting interactive seminars at scheduled times.
● Answering student emails and phone calls in accord with standards and policies.
● Student mentoring and advising, to include academic phone or video
conferences, as needed.
● Timely grading of assessments.
● Provide sufficiently detailed and actionable feedback on assessments..
● Assisting in curriculum maintenance and development, and continuous
participation in applied scholarship activities in law and related fields.
● Preparing final examinations and model answers for inclusion in the school's
essay pool if teaching a course with a final examination.
● Participation in ongoing training and peer evaluation to improve teaching.
● Regular attendance at faculty meetings, conference calls, and in-person faculty
● Participation in faculty governance and compliance with Concord Law School
policies and procedures.
● Other duties as may, from time-to-time, be assigned.

What we’re looking for:

● Doctoral Degree (JD) in Law
● One to two years experience and/or training
● Currently in good standing (active or inactive) in all jurisdictions in which the
Professor has applied or is or was admitted to practice law, with no significant
history of bar discipline (suspension or disbarment are disqualifying events.)
● Possess and maintain computers and other technology that meets the minimum
requirements of the school; reliable Internet access
● Significant experience with standard office applications such as Microsoft Word
and Excel, and applications specific to the Internet such as browsers, Flash, and
audio recording software

● Demonstrably strong interpersonal, multi-tasking, and written and oral
communication skills. Demonstrated ability to teach and mentor an academically
and culturally diverse student populations.
● Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and learn new skills, software and
processes rapidly. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a self-
starter, to a very high degree of quality and professionalism. Demonstrated ability
to work within, and support, a school's collegial culture, and to interact with
others in a consistently honest, warm, courteous and respectful manner.
● Such other criteria as may be established by Concord Law School from time to

● Preferred Qualifications:
● Academic or practice experience in the field to be taught, or the
equivalent. Prior teaching experience, preferably at the law school level in
the field to be taught, or in a closely related field, using technology, is
● Experience or willingness to promptly learn effectively using the Google
suite, especially Google Drive, Documents, and Calendar.

Additional Information:

● Term length is 16 weeks, with terms beginning January, May, and
● Seminars are 60 minutes and meet weekly or every other week, depending on
the course.
● Seminars normally meet on one of the following days: Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, or Thursday at 8:00 pm or 9:15 pm ET.
● Compensation paid per facilitated term for a course; $4,000 (or higher contingent on
● Concord Law School desires a long-term relationship with faculty, including our
adjunct faculty. Our average time in service for adjunct faculty members is seven
● Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this
● A background check will be required for employment in this position. 
● FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) 
● Purdue Global is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Our goal is to recruit and
retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We celebrate the
diversity of thought, backgrounds, and skills necessary to support an inclusive
environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and
business needs. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

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