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Lecturer Position in Business Law and Ethics

The University of Texas Permian Basin
Job Location:
Odessa, Texas

Department: College of Business

Classification: Faculty

Job Description

AACSB College of Business at the University of Texas Permian Basin invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Business Law with an anticipated appointment beginning in Fall 2021. The successful nominee will join a dedicated faculty in preparing students for the challenges of their professional lives. Growth in demand for expanded undergraduate and graduate programs has created the following opportunity for a committed colleague.

The teaching responsibilities will include but not limited to Business Law, Energy Law, and Business Ethics with a teaching load of 4-4 that include face-to-face as well as online delivery. Faculty members are expected to be active in the life of the university and engage in student success initiatives. Advising and assessment responsibilities are part of ongoing faculty evaluation, in addition to teaching, research, and service.

The University of Texas Permian Basin

Located in the West Texas metropolitan area of Odessa-Midland, UT Permian Basin is an institution of The University of Texas System and a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) enrolling more than 6,600 students, with approximately 1,300 in the College of Business. The College of Business ( has AACSB-Business accredited programs in six undergraduate majors (Accounting, Energy Land Management, Finance, Healthcare Management, Management, and Marketing), Master of Business Administration, and Master of Professional Accountancy.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, which includes a broad range of employee benefits and a generous retirement program. A candidate must successfully pass a criminal background check before employment. We invite you to learn more at

Candidates Should Submit:

1. Cover Letter

2. CV

3. Statement of Research

4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

5. Complete contact information of at least three professional references.

Applicant screening will begin immediately. Subsequent recruitment engagements may become available.

Dr. Mortaza Zare at if needing additional information about the interview opportunities.

The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits. We invite you to learn more at


Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance. If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.

The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at

The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EOE, including disability/vets.

UTPB participates in e-Verify.

Required Qualifications

1. A Juris Doctorate from ABA accredited Law School.

2. Be admitted to practice in a state.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Masters in Law

2. Graduate degree or professional experience in Business

3. Teaching experience

4. Experience working in energy sector

5. Experience in developing curriculum

Posting Number: F117P

Open Until Filled: Yes

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