Adjunct Instructor

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Adjunct Instructor
Posting Number F1800020
Employer State
Appointment Term Temporary
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo School of Law welcomes applications for part-time adjunct professor positions at the graduate and undergraduate level. As the only law school in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, the School of Law has a long tradition of leadership and excellence in interdisciplinary studies, public service, and innovative scholarship, teaching, and clinical education. Our adjunct faculty roster includes several current and former judges and other leading members of the Western New York bar.

We seek similarly accomplished judges and attorneys who have demonstrated expertise in the subjects they wish to teach and are committed to providing quality educational experiences to our students.

Essential duties include:
• Developing a syllabus and assessing student performance against learning outcomes;
• Providing students with appropriate materials and expertise in the assigned subjects;
• Contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative learning environment;
• Ensuring that students receive prompt and productive feedback concerning their work; and
• Attending adjunct faculty meetings in the fall and spring semesters.

This is a pooled posting, and positions are filled on an as needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications

• J.D. or equivalent degree.
• Two or more years of professional legal experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• A demonstrated history of successful teaching at the graduate or undergraduate level.
• A record of engagement with the School of Law.
• One or more advanced degrees in addition to the J.D.
• A judicial clerkship, judicial staff attorney, or similar experience.
• Supervisory experience in a legal practice setting.

Physical Demands
FTE As needed
Campus As Assigned
Special Instructions to Applicants

• Please submit a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please describe any applicable teaching experience in higher education.
• Hiring is contingent on course availability, funding, and course enrollment.

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Contact Information

Contact's Name Jennifer Reitano
Contact's Title Administrative Assistant
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-2093

Posting Dates

Posted 02/23/2018
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select your subject area of interest. If you have additional subject areas of interest, please list them in the next question to follow.
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Business Associations/Corporations/Agency
    • Civil Litigation and Procedure
    • Commercial Law (UCC Courses)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Corporate Finance and Securities Law
    • Criminal Law and Procedure
    • Education Law
    • Employment and Labor Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Family Law
    • Federal Courts/State Courts
    • Health Law
    • Human Rights
    • Immigration Law
    • Insurance Law
    • International Law
    • Professional Responsibility and Ethics
    • Tax
    • Trial Technique/Trial Advocacy
  2. List additional subject areas of interest.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please indicate your semester availability
    • Fall/Spring
    • Fall only
    • Spring only
    • Summer only
    • All
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  5. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents