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    BUSINESS LAW PROFESSOR - Teaching Assistant Professor (Non-tenure track) - FULL-TIME


    The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, instructional academic staff position at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor of Business Law. The position will start on August 28, 2023. The position is subject to annual review with possibility for renewal. The teaching load is four class sections a semester. Research is encouraged but not required.

    Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate courses. In addition to preparing for and holding classes, normally face-to-face, (and possibly hybrid, and/or online), teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. In addition, workload involves providing other service to the department, CBA, and/or university, and may involve advising students. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.


    Proposed Salary to be Offered: Commensurate with experience, beginning at $68,000

    Required Qualifications

    • J.D. degree from an ABA accredited college of law, and current law license from one of the United States.
    • Three or more years of professional experience in the practice of business law

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Teaching experience
    • Professional relationships

    Working conditions and environment

    • Classroom setting.
    • High contact with students and or other campus stakeholders.
    • A person in this position is expected to hold a minimum of 1.5 regularly scheduled, face-to-face office hours per week for each section taught. It is preferred that these hours be held across at least three days of the week and that, in addition, virtual office hours be available by appointment.


    Information about benefits:

    Benefits add an additional 40%+ to the overall financial package from the university. Highlights include:

    • excellent flexible health insurance with low co-pays and good coverage.
    • paid holidays and sick days.
    • sick leave may be converted at retirement to pay for health insurance post-work at UWL.
    • after 5 years of employment, you become vested in our retirement system which ensures income post-career.
    • benefits at UWL are highly competitive with local industry and some of the strongest in state and nation.

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    Special Instructions

    Required materials from the candidate to apply
    Candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who have experience working with diverse populations are particularly encouraged to apply. To be considered a complete application, please include the following application materials in the “Required Documents” section of the application:

    • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    • Resume/Curriculum vitae
    • Names and complete contact information for three professional references

    Application deadlines
    This is a continuous recruitment. Applicants will be reviewed as they are received and continue until the position is filled.

    Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
    UWL is a state agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWL will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

    CBC & Reference Check Policy
    All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.


    Location = La Crosse