Lecturer – Legal Studies

The Rider University Department of Marketing, Sport Management and Legal Studies is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track appointment in legal studies, to begin in September 2019.  This is a full time appointment renewable for up to six years. The successful candidate will demonstrate teaching and/or practical experience in the legal field and possess a J.D. from an accredited law school.  Candidates must be prepared to teach The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business and upper level courses in one of the following areas: International Law, Commercial Law, and Health Law.  The department seeks an individual who is distinguished in his/her field and has a strong commitment to effective teaching.  Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.


The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of culturally diverse backgrounds.  Applicants should be experienced with, and committed to work in and with, such a diverse population. The College of Business Administration (CBA) is AACSB accredited.  Rider University is located between Philadelphia and New York, near Princeton, New Jersey. The CBA enrolls approximately 1,300 undergraduates and 300 MBA students.  The Marketing, Sport Management and Legal Studies Department offers majors in marketing, business administration and sport management, and includes three full-time faculty members teaching legal studies.


Applicants must apply directly for Position No. 316006 through our website at:  http://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/5150  Please attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references. The Department values diversity among its faculty and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community.  Therefore, candidates must also submit a statement outlining their commitment to diversity, including evidence of their experience working with and teaching diverse students.


For full consideration, application materials must be received no later than October 1, 2018.  Review of applications will begin at that time.  The completion of a satisfactory background check is required for this position.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.