The Department of Legal Studies in the College of Community Innovation and Education (CCIE) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a visiting lecturer position with the primary assignment at the UCF Downtown campus.
Duties will include teaching the equivalent of four courses per semester (both face-to-face and by web-delivery). This is a nine-month, non-tenure earning position, renewable up to three (3) additional years (up four years total) that includes teaching and service duties. The anticipated start date is December 23, 2020.
The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of the Department of Legal Studies through teaching courses in our newly created undergraduate and graduate certificates in Conflict Resolution and Analysis. Courses may include mediation, conflict resolution, and negotiations. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach courses within our core curriculum.
This position is among those that are based at the UCF Downtown campus which opened in 2019. Located in Downtown Orlando, the new campus is home to 7,700 UCF and Valencia College students studying degree programs that align with emerging industries and within walking distance of jobs and internships. The candidate selected for this position will have the opportunity to take part in shaping an innovative 21st century learning environment. For more information about the UCF Downtown campus, visit https://www.ucf.edu/downtown.
The Department of Legal Studies offers undergraduate degrees (B.A./B.S.) in Legal Studies, multiple interdisciplinary undergraduate certificates and a graduate certificate to a diverse student body preparing students for success in law school, graduate school, and the legal profession. The department serves approximately 900 Legal Studies majors, has 15 full-time faculty and four staff members. Students have opportunities for legal internships and advanced undergraduate research in the university’s Honors in the Major program. For more information about the department and our program, visit https://www.ccie.ucf.edu/legalstudies.
UCF, one of the nation's largest universities with more than 69,000 students, has grown in quality, diversity, and reputation since it opened more than 50 years ago. UCF believes that diversity and inclusion among our employees and students are critical to our success as a university and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The university is classified as a "Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity" and a "Community Engagement" institution by the Carnegie Foundation. Today, the university offers more than 220-degree programs, more than 100 of them at the graduate level. UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region's future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information about UCF, visit https://www.ucf.edu.