Instructor, Fundamentals of U.S. Constitutional Law for Foreign-Trained Law Students

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

Boston University School of Law is seeking to hire a part-time instructor to teach a class to its internationally-trained LLM students during the spring 2019 semester: Fundamentals of U.S. Constitutional Law for LL.M. Students. The two-credit class would meet once a week for two hours.

Required Skills

Fundamentals of U.S. Constitutional Law for LL.M. Students would provide an introductory level survey of U.S. constitutional law. Topics would include but not be limited to: the Constitution’s impact on fundamental concepts of criminal and civil law; the delineation of spheres of power between the branches of the national government; the role of the judiciary and other institutions in interpreting and applying the Constitution; individual rights; substantive due process; theories of constitutional interpretation; and the practice and meaning of judicial review in a political democracy. Enrollment would be limited to LLM students who obtained their law degree outside the United States.

Interest in teaching international, non-native English speaking students is required. Prior teaching experience in a law school is strongly preferred.

DO NOT submit your application through the BU website.

Applicants should email a letter of interest and a resume to the Graduate and International Programs Office at Boston University School of Law, at