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Job Title
Lecturer of State and Local Taxation, Spring 2020
Department Location Category Status
Dale E. Fowler School of Law Orange Faculty Part-time
General Information
Chapman University seeks applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of State and Local Taxation for the Spring 2020 semester.

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching.

The Dale E. Fowler School of Law offers a JD and LLM degrees, as well as JD/MBA with Argyros Business School and JD/MFA with the Dodge School. The Law School currently has 450 JD law students who attend classes in a modern 100,000 square foot state-of-the-art Kennedy Hall. Additional information can be found at

JD degree from an ABA accredited law school and a successful background in the practice of tax law.
Successful candidates will teach one 3-unit section of State and Local Taxation. This course covers problems in the taxation of subchapter K partnerships, subchapter C corporations, and subchapter S corporations. Topics pertaining to partnership taxation include the formation, operation, and termination of general and limited partnerships. Class discussion is held concerning the definition of the partnership and the possible treatment of a partnership and the possible treatment of a partnership as an association. Topics pertaining to corporate taxation include tax treatment of a corporation and a corporate shareholder with respect to corporate formation; organization and property transfers, dividends and distributed income; accumulated earnings and undistributed income; non-liquidating corporate distributions; collapsible corporations; personal holding companies; and sale or liquidation of a corporation.
Contact Information
Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit cover letter and resume electronically to:

Marisa Cianciarulo, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs,

Please use “Lecturer of Law – Tax” as the subject of the email.
Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department