The Kresge Law Library at the Notre Dame Law School is hiring for a new Law Library faculty position. This position incorporates both teaching and research responsibilities and is especially suited for someone looking to develop the skills necessary to assume greater positions of authority within an academic law library. This position also provides an opportunity to assist us in reimagining the research services department’s mission, services, and curriculum. Both experienced librarians and recent (including 2020) graduates are encouraged to apply.
- Provide research service to the faculty and students of the law school, the University community, and the public.
- Participate in collection development activities in coordination with the Collections Development Librarian.
- Participate in the faculty liaison program by meeting regularly with assigned faculty about their research interests, attending their workshop presentations, making recommendations on their behalf to the Collection Development Librarian, and training faculty research assistants.
- Teach one or more sections of the first-year introductory legal research course and a topical/advanced legal research course based on the successful candidate’s expertise and interests.
- Participate in the activities of professional organizations.
- Other duties as assigned.
The salary will be nationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; 20 vacation days and approximately 14 paid holidays; retirement options; tuition benefits for dependents; and access to University events. The Law Library pays for individual membership in the American Association of Law Libraries and provides liberal support for appropriate conferences and workshops. The Law Library will also pay for relocation expenses and annual license/registration fees for one state bar. The anticipated start date is summer 2020. This is a full-time faculty appointment with a presumptively renewable contract.