TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW in Fort Worth, Texas seeks to expand its top-ranked intellectual property law program by hiring a full-time faculty candidate with expertise in one or more areas of intellectual property practice for a contract, tenure-track, or tenured clinical position, with rank dependent on qualifications and experience. The responsibilities will include teaching in and providing supervision of clinics that support the work of the Center for Law and Intellectual Property (CLIP). CLIP affiliated clinics include the IP and Technology Law Clinic, which has both trademark and patent programs, and the Entrepreneurship Clinic.
Candidates must have a J.D. degree or its equivalent. The successful candidate also will have a strong background in one or more areas of intellectual property practice, including patent, trademark, and/or copyright law. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated outstanding practice experience and classroom teaching skills. Candidates seeking a tenure or tenure track appointment must have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement.
Texas A&M University is a tier-one research institution and American Association of Universities member. The university consists of 16 colleges and schools that collectively rank among the top 20 higher education institutions nationwide in terms of research and development expenditures. As part of its commitment to continue building on its tradition of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and public service, Texas A&M acquired the law school from Texas Wesleyan University in August of 2013. Since that time, the law school has embarked on a program of investment that increased its entering class credentials and financial aid budgets, while shrinking the class size; hired eighteen new faculty members, including twelve prominent lateral hires; improved its physical facility; and substantially increased its career services, admissions, and student services staff.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Texas A&M welcomes applications from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will enhance the rich diversity of the university’s academic community.
Applicants should email a résumé and cover letter indicating research and teaching interests to Professor Gabriel Eckstein, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, résumés can be mailed to Professor Eckstein at Texas A&M University School of Law, 1515 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102-6509.
Employer Type: Education
Job Location: Fort Worth, Texas