Lecturer in Law; Business Organizations

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Lecturer in Law - Business Organizations

Gould School of Law Faculty Los Angeles, California

USC Gould School of Law is seeking an instructor to teach our online Business Organizations class. The instructor will then teach the course during the Fall 2021 semester, from September to December 2021. We expect that the instructor will spend approximately 10-15 hours of work per week on instruction of the course, including the timely grading of assignments and communication with students.

Students enrolled in this course will be in our Online LL.M., Online M.S.L., and various of our Online Certificate programs. Courses will be developed and taught fully online; lecturers may work from any location. Candidates should have strong professional background in the field, preferably with law school and/or online teaching experience.

Business Organizations (3 units) - This course examines the legal organizations most often used by businesses in the United States. We will study the specific laws governing business organizations, the policies and theories underlying these laws, and best practices for complying with them. The primary focus of the course is to analyze comparatively corporations, partnerships and hybrid entities. In addition, students will learn basic transactional practice skills by learning how to spot legal issues that concern business organizations at the time of formation, during operation, and when shutting down.

Equity, diversity, inclusion, opportunity, and access are of central importance to the Gould School of Law. Gould holds a unique position in society, and within the university, as every aspect of these principles is influenced by and can be protected through legal rules and institutions. At Gould, we are proudly committed to maintaining a community in which each person respects the rights of others to live, work, and learn in peace and dignity, to be proud of who and what they are, and to have equal opportunity to realize their full potential as individuals and members of society.