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Job Title
Lecturer of Civil Procedure Practice Lab, Spring 2020
Department Location Category Status
Law Orange Faculty Part-time
General Information
Chapman University seeks applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of Civil Procedure Practice Lab for the Spring 2020 semester. Successful candidates will teach one 1-unit section of the required 1L course, Civil Procedure Practice Lab. The class meets from 6:00-7:40 PM every other week beginning the week of January 13. The successful candidate may choose to teach on Wednesday or Thursday evenings.

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 civil litigation.
Teach one section of Civil Procedure Practice Lab. Civil Procedure Practice Lab is a small-section course that focuses on the application of principles learned in Civil Procedure I and Civil Procedure II. Students will engage the material as attorneys representing the parties to the dispute. They will apply the rules of litigation (the statutes set forth in the United States Code, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, judicial decisions of various federal courts and the civil local rules for the local federal court – the Unites States District Court for the Central District of California) to move the litigation forward in the manner most favorable for the client and to respond to the demands of litigation imposed by adversaries.
Contact Information
Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit a faculty application, cover letter and resume electronically to:

Marisa Cianciarulo, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs,

Please use “Lecturer of Law – Civ Pro Practice Lab” as the subject of the email. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.
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.

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