The University of Illinois College of Law - Clinical Professor

09 Oct 2017 12:05 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

The University of Illinois College of Law invites applications for a Clinical Professor to begin in July 2018. This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position leading to the possibility of a presumptively renewable multi-year appointment. Depending on experience, the individual will be hired on the College’s clinical faculty track as a Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor.

The person hired will be responsible for developing and directing a new clinic. The College will consider applicants from all clinical subject-matter areas, but it has particular interest in applicants with backgrounds in immigration, domestic violence/family law, consumer rights, or elder financial justice.

Required qualifications: Candidates must have a J.D., be licensed in Illinois within one year of hire, and have substantial experience as a practicing lawyer with experience or interest in supervising law students. 

Preferred qualifications: At least five years of practice experience and two years of clinical teaching experience.

To apply, please submit your application and supplemental materials by November 1, 2017 at Application materials must include a cover letter identifying the clinical subject-matter area or areas of interest, a resume or curriculum vitae, evidence of past teaching success (if applicable), and the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Questions may be directed to Professor Melissa Frydman, Director of Clinical Education, and Chair of the Clinical Appointments  Confidential inquiries are welcome.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  For more information, visit To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

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