Senior Lecturer MLAW Programs

College Park, Maryland
Apr 07, 2021
May 12, 2021
Full Time

MLAW Programs invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Senior Lecturer beginning Fall 2021. This full-time, professional-track faculty positions offer competitive salary and generous benefits. Appointment is renewable annually, subject to satisfactory annual reviews. Applications from all disciplines related to the law are welcome. Primary responsibilities include curriculum development (in partnership with other university faculty) and teaching three MLAW courses per semester (on average). Additional responsibilities include informal mentoring of MLAW students and coordinating curricular and co-curricular programming.

MLaw Programs is part of Maryland’s MPowering the State strategic partnership to create research and educational collaborations between University of Maryland College Park and University of Maryland, Baltimore. There are two programs that fall within MLAW: the Justice and Legal Thought College Park Scholars Living-Learning Program and the Law and Society Minor. More information is available at

MLAW’s Justice and Legal Thought (CPJT) Program is one of twelve invitation-only living-learning programs in the College Park Scholars Program for academically talented, first and second-year students enrolled in any major at UMCP. In fall 2019, MLAW will enroll its sixth first-year cohort of approximately 75 students. The students in CPJT will be adjusting to the University, building a program-based community, and exploring the relationship between justice and law in the real world through a series of common courses and extracurricular opportunities.

MLAW’s Law and Society Minor is an academic minor in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) for upper level students enrolled in any major at UMCP. In fall 2021, MLAW will enroll its 8th cohort of 75 new first-year students in the two-year minor. The students in L&S will be exploring the relationship between law and society through a series of required and elective courses and an internship.

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