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Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Law Center Dean

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Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Law Center Dean

Louisiana State University (LSU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center. The Dean provides administrative oversight for all aspects of academic life within the center, including strategic planning, fiscal management, personnel development, academic programs, research enterprises and student enrollment. The Dean also has primary responsibilities for external initiatives that include community outreach and development. The Dean will report to the Executive Vice President and Provost and serve as the chief academic and administrative officer for the Paul M. Hebert Law Center.

ABOUT THE LAW CENTER: From its founding in 1906, the Law Center has offered its students a legal education recognized for its high standards of academic excellence, an outstanding teaching and research facility, and integrated programs in Louisiana civil law and Anglo-American common law. All LSU Law graduates receive a Juris Doctor, and students may also earn the optional Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law in recognition of extensive, optional coursework in the civil law. In 2012, the LSU Law Center received formal approval from the Louisiana Board of Regents and the LSU Board of Supervisors to establish an Energy Law Center, the first such center in Louisiana and one of a handful operating in law schools nationwide. The Law Center has 42 full-time faculty members. The Law Center is a successful path to practice with a 2014-15 bar pass rate for first time takers in Louisiana at 81%, 114% of the state’s bar passage rate; a graduation rate of 89%; and 94% of graduates from the class of 2014 were employed within ten months of graduation.

ABOUT LSU: LSU is Louisiana’s flagship public research university and one of America’s premier institutions. The main campus occupies 2,000 acres in a culturally rich and distinctive region, bordering the Mississippi River in the state capital, Baton Rouge, 80 miles from New Orleans. LSU’s academic programs include undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The University brings in more than $150 million annually in outside research grants and contracts, a significant factor for the Louisiana economy.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Earned J.D. or its equivalent from an accredited institution. Possession of academic qualifications required to be tenured as a full Professor of Law.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Further information about the position and LSU may be found on the search website, http://www.lsu.edu/lcdeansearch. Letters of nomination may be e-mailed to the search committee chair, Jane Cassidy, Senior Vice Provost at jcassidy@lsu.edu. Applications will be accepted online on the LSU Careers website https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59770. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. No telephone inquiries please. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

LSU is Committed to Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer.

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