Assistant Director, Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis Program

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jan 19, 2022
Apr 27, 2022
Full Time
Assistant Director, Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis Program The George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School seeks an Assistant Director, Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis (LRWA) Program, reporting to the Assistant Dean, Legal Skills, or her designee.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Responsibilities: Collaborate with the Director of the First-Year Program and the Director of the Second-Year Program regarding curriculum development, including developing course syllabi, writing problems, and other instructional materials; Teach two sections of LRWA I (Predictive Writing) in the fall and two sections of LRWA II (Trial-Level Writing) in the spring; Oversee and manage the Writing Fellow Program, including, but not limited to, participating in screening, interviewing, training, and assessing the performance of the Writing Fellows; Assist in the hiring, oversight, and management of adjunct instructors within the LRWA Program;Oversee the computation and submission of all 1L LRWA grades;Advise on the LRWA placement of transfer students; andCollaborate with the law school reference librarians concerning research instruction. Required Qualifications: J.D. is required; andSignificant relevant legal experience; minimum five years preferred.Preferred Qualifications:Academic experience is preferred.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and a list of three work-related professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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