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University Professor in Law, Business and Economics

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Posting Number: 2016347F
Position Title: University Professor in Law, Business and Economics
Position Type: Faculty
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/10 Month
Department: 241-Law School Instruction
Position Summary:

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar whose research pursues inquiry at the intersection of markets and law. The University Professor in Law, Business and Economics will promote Villanova University’s position as a thought leader in law, business and economics and as a center for innovative business law education.

The successful candidate will be a member of the faculty of the Law School and also will teach at the Villanova School of Business and across the University. The rank of University Professor is Villanova University’s top faculty rank and highest academic honor, bestowed on select faculty members of extraordinary achievement. Consistent with this standard, the successful candidate for the University Professor in Law, Business and Economics will possess an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishments that establishes her or him at the forefront of university faculty nationally and internationally.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Teach courses in business law, broadly defined, subject to the needs of the Law School and University.
• Engage in scholarship related to the intersection of law, business, and markets.
• Provide service to the Law School, University, and community.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Juris Doctor is required.
• Substantial expertise and experience in business law is required.
• Teaching experience and outstanding teaching ability at the Law School level is required.
• An outstanding record of scholarly publications is required.
• Demonstrated potential to provide leadership to the Law School and the University in terms of the University’s educational, scholarly, and service missions is required.
• Demonstrated compatibility with and ability to contribute to the University’s Catholic and Augustinian values and mission is required.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• An MBA and/or Masters or Ph.D. in Economics or another relevant field is preferred.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Special Message to Applicants:
Posting Date: 11/30/2016
Closing Date (12am ET):
Salary Posting Information:

Commensurate with experience

Salary Band:
Job Classification: Faculty

References Needed

References Needed

Minimum Number of References Needed 3
Maximum Number of References Needed 3

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Documents needed to complete your application:

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letters of Reference
  2. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  3. Writing Sample/Publications