Clinical Instructor of Business Law

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Clinical Instructor of Business Law
Rank Instructor
Tenure Information Clinical/Applied (Term)
Job Description

The University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business seeks candidates for a full-time, 10 month contract, non-tenure track position to start in August 2018.


The Barney School offers both day and evening classes. The Clinical Instructor of Business Law will teach four courses per semester. The course load will represent a combination of both graduate and undergraduate courses. Many graduate courses are offered online as well as face-to-face and faculty should be prepared to teach in both modalities. Candidates should show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching. The Clinical Instructor will also engage in scholarly efforts such as publishing trade articles, research reports, monographs, book chapters, book reviews, case studies and/or textbooks, presentations at academic meetings, and involvement in academic associations, to permit the attainment of classification as a Scholarly Practitioner under AACSB-International accreditation standards. In addition to teaching and scholarly activities faculty are expected to participate in Departmental, School and University service; and interact with the Greater Hartford region’s business community.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have graduated from an ABA- accredited law school or the equivalent, demonstrate excellent legal research and writing abilities, and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others. Ideal candidates will have prior teaching experience including college-level teaching, online teaching, and/or organizational training. Candidates must hold an LL.M. or J.D. as well as membership in a state bar. Substantial business or professional experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Diversity Statement

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. Faculty should also be prepared to engage in both on campus and online learning environments, and welcome opportunities to teach in the University Interdisciplinary Studies program.

University Information

The University is located within the Greater Hartford area rich in cultural and recreational activities, and it is within driving distance from metropolitan Boston and New York. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. Our five year strategic plan is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission can be seen at .

College Information

The Barney School of Business is ranked as a top business school by Bloomberg Businessweek (undergraduate), U.S. News and World Report (MBA) and Princeton Review (overall business school). The Barney School of Business enrolls over 1,000 students in six undergraduate majors and three graduate programs. The school has 50 full-time faculty members and is accredited by AACSB-International. The mission of the School is to create a student-focused learning environment that prepares men and women to become leaders and decision makers who are globally aware and socially responsible. More information on the school and its mission can be found at

Posting Detail Information

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Samples of Teaching Effectiveness
  4. Unofficial Transcript
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Letter of Recommendation
  7. Letter of Recommendation 2
  8. Letter of Recommendation 3
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