Instructor, International Human Rights Seminar, Boston University School of Law

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
01 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Boston University School of Law is hiring a part-time instructor to teach the introductory International Human Rights law seminar in fall 2018. The course is scheduled to meet on Thursdays from 2:10-4:10 pm. Classes begin for the fall semester on September 9, and end on December 6, 2018. The International Human Rights Law seminar is a 3-credit introductory course, required of the 8 students enrolled in the International Human Rights Clinic and open to an additional 10 JD and LLM students. The course covers the universal and regional human rights systems and mechanisms; the main international human rights treaties; and the rules on treaty interpretation and application. A seminar paper is required.

Required Skills

  • Knowledge and practical experience in International Human Rights Law
  • Teaching experience in international human rights law, the UN and regional human rights mechanisms and instruments, and treaty interpretation.

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and relevant teaching evaluations to Clinical Professor Susan Akram and Associate Dean Peggy Maisel via email addressed to:

Clinical Programs Assistant Kevin Schwartz

Application deadline: June 15, 2018.

DO NOT submit your application through the BU website.

Boston University School of Law is committed to faculty diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type