Job Posting

Job Posting: Professor of Practice


Texas Tech University School of Law invites applications from exceptional individuals for a Professor of Practice position teaching Oil and Gas, Energy Law, and related courses. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree and have an exceptional background and achievement in Oil and Gas and Energy Law practice for a decade or more.  Academic experience is preferred. Once hired, faculty members are evaluated and advancement is determined by contributions in teaching, research, and service to the law school and the university.

Texas Tech University, located in Lubbock, Texas, is a state-supported National Research University with an enrollment that exceeds 36,000 students. The law school has approximately 445 students and 42 full-time faculty members. The law school is an integral part of the University and offers 10 dual-degree programs with other Texas Tech schools and colleges. The Lubbock metropolitan area is home to almost 300,000 people, enjoys affordable housing, abundant sunshine, friendly people, and offers easy access to other parts of the country. For more information, visit the TTU website.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references electronically to the attention of the chair of the Personnel Committee, Stephen Black Professor of Law, at the Texas Tech Jobs website or Please reference Requisition Number 13595BR. You may contact Professor Black directly at  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Job Posting

Job Posting - General Counsel


Metro Wastewater Reclamation District seeks a General Counsel (GC).  MWRD is the wastewater treatment authority for most of the metropolitan Denver, Colorado area.  With a total budget of $230M and approximately 420 staff, MWRD operates a non-combined wastewater system that serves about 1.8 million people across a 715-square mile service area. 


MWRD is governed by a 38-member Board of Directors and serves 60 local governments that are comprised of both cities and sanitation districts.


The General Counsel is appointed by and reports to the Board of Directors.  The GC represents the District and gives legal advice to the Board of Directors, the District Manager, and the other departments and divisions of the District.  Working closely with the Board, District Manager and District staff, the GC assists in the implementation of the District’s Strategic Plan and acts as a trusted legal and business advisor.

Qualifications sought:

  • JD degree from an accredited law school.  Admittance to practice law in all Colorado State Courts and Federal Courts is required.
  • Successful experience advising/working with public boards or commissions.
  • Significant experience with contracts, particularly construction contracts, including professional services contracts.
  • Knowledge of wastewater, western water law and permitting issues.
  • Experience in regulatory and municipal law.
  • Knowledge of the business side of the wastewater industry or a utility.
  • Knowledge of employment law and human resources issues. 


To APPLY please send your resume to Lauren at

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