Assistant Professor of Law (Faculty Announcement) Florida A&M #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Assistant Professor (College of Law)

Institution: Florida A&M University
Location: Tallahassee, FL
  • Faculty – Law and Legal Studies
Posted: 10/10/2014
Application Due: 10/31/2014
Type: Full Time
TITLE: Assistant Professor
POSITION NUMBER: 19259 (Faculty)
LOCATION: College of Law
DEADLINE DATE: 10/31/2014

Florida A&M University College of Law welcomes applications for appointment to the Assistant Professor level starting in the 2015-2016 academic year. We anticipate filling more than one position. The College has a number of curricular needs, including but not limited to Intellectual Property, Business and Commercial, Environmental, and International Law. Ideally, applicants should have teaching experience at the law school level, academic records denoting excellence, and a demonstrated commitment to scholarship and research.

Located in beautiful and sunny downtown Orlando – one of the most highly sought venues in the south-eastern United States – the College is housed in a 160,000 square foot, state of the art facility. It has a current enrollment of over 450 full and part-time students. The student body ranks as one of the most diverse in the nation. The College of Law boasts a diverse faculty composed of thoughtful and productive scholars from nearly every walk of legal life, including diplomatic, military, and government service, large and small private law practice, international organizations, and the judiciary. Increasing the number of minority lawyers in Florida able to practice law upon passing the bar is central to the reconstituted College’s mission. Strategically situated in the heart of Orlando’s thriving downtown business community, the College lies within walking distance of federal and state courts, major law firms, art galleries and important civic arenas.

Minimum Qualifications: Successful applicants must possess a JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Preference will be given to candidates with strong post-law school experience as instructors at the college, university and law school levels; in the practice of law; and as judicial law clerks at the federal and state levels.

TO APPLY: Applicant should submit the following: (1) Cover letter that explains suitability for the position, (2) a FAMU employment application (go to, (3) a current curriculum vitae, (4) the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references, and (5) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.


Application Information

Contact: Brandice Koonce, Edna Knight, Krystal Barnes or Latisha Johnson
Florida A&M University
Phone: 850-599-3611
Online App. Form: