Law Teachers, Postsecondary
Also called: Associate Professor, Law Professor, Professor, Professor of Law
What they do:Teach courses in law. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
On the job, you would:
- Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
- Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
- Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as civil procedure, contracts, and torts.
Safety and Government
- law and government
Arts and Humanities
- English language
Education and Training
- teaching and course design
- talking to others
- reading work related information
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- teaching people how to do something
- changing what is done based on other people's actions
- communicate by speaking
- read and understand what is written
Ideas and Logic
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- use rules to solve problems
People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Analytical Thinking
- Attention to Detail
You might use software like this on the job:
Computer based training software
- Blackboard Learn
- Learning management system LMS
Information retrieval or search software
Word processing software
- Collaborative editing software
- Google Docs