ADR Faculty Opening at Georgia State

From Doug Yarn:

Below is information on an ADR faculty position at GSU Law.  This is a great place.  Collegial faculty, terrific students, wonderful location, etc.  Fertile ground for an ambitious individual just starting or in mid-career.  And yes, we have air conditioning.  Feel free to contact me with any questions you have.

Best to all,

Douglas Hurt Yarn
Professor of Law
Executive Director, CNCR
Georgia State University College of Law

Assistant/Associate Professor Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Georgia State University College of Law currently invites applicants for a full-time tenured or tenure-track position in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) to begin in the 2019-20 academic year. Georgia State Law has two clinical programs focusing on ADR and is home to the Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (CNCR), an interdisciplinary and inter-institutional theory-building program founded in 1987.  With respect to international ADR, it hosts the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation (ACIAM) and the ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s International Dispute Resolution Resource Center (IDRRC).  The College encourages Applicants with an interest in advising and advancing these programs and the College’s ADR curriculum.

Applicants must have a law degree and a strong academic record.  An advanced degree or significant practice experience in conflict resolution is preferable.  Applicants should demonstrate a track record or promise in teaching and research in ADR, both domestic and international.  Interest in occasionally teaching civil procedure or contracts would be helpful.

Applicants wishing to apply should register online (the registration is free) and upload a statement of interest and CV.  Prior to a campus interview, applicants will also be required to submit three written letters of recommendation.  For any questions related to the position, please contact Professor Douglas Yarn, Chair.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  An offer of employment will be conditional on criminal and educational background verification.

Part of a comprehensive research university, the College of Law is a dynamic urban-centered law school located in the heart of Atlanta with approximately 650 full- and part-time law students.  We encourage applications from candidates who would diversify our faculty.  Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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