Visiting Clinical Professor Position, UC Irvine School of Law

30 Oct 2017 10:57 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a Visiting Clinical Professor to create and teach in a Consumer Law Clinic.  The Law School recently received substantial funding for the purpose of creating and funding a new core clinic in this substantive area.  Applicants for this position should have at least seven to ten years’ legal practice and/or teaching experience in Consumer Law. The person selected will be appointed as a Visiting Clinical Professor or Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor, depending on the candidate’s experience.   The initial appointment is expected to be for two years, with the possibility of renewals. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

UC Irvine School of Law is a visionary new law school focused on training talented and passionate lawyers and driven by professional excellence, intellectual rigor, and a commitment to enrich our communities through public service. In keeping with this mission, the Law School has a dynamic and innovative clinical program. The cornerstone of the clinical program is a six-credit core clinical course required of every student. Students may enroll in their core clinic for additional semesters. In the six years since the creation of the first core clinics, the number has grown from three to the current eight: Appellate Litigation; Community and Economic Development; Criminal Justice; Domestic Violence; Environmental Law; Immigrant Rights; Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology; and International Justice.  Each core clinic is taught by one or more full-time faculty and one or more adjunct faculty who contribute a particular subject matter expertise and expand the breadth of the services offered.  The Law School also currently has six elective clinics in the areas of Fair Employment and Housing; Civil Rights Litigation; Cyber Victims Defense; International Human Rights; Reproductive Justice; and Startup and Small Business.

Founded just nine years ago, UC Irvine School of Law is the newest public law school in California in nearly 50 years and currently is ranked 28th nationally by U.S. News & World Report. The clinical training program is ranked  15th.  The Law School also ranks in the top 14 for student diversity and is tied with Yale at no. 3 for best student/faculty ratio. The Law School aims to prepare students for the practice of law at the highest levels of the profession, combining the best of a large and renowned academic institution with a collegial, supportive and friendly environment.

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Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Professor Carrie Hempel, Associate Dean for Clinical Education and Service Learning at UC Irvine School of Law:

Candidates who wish to be considered for the position should, by November 30, 2017, send a cover letter and updated CV, either electronically  to, or by mail to: 

UC Irvine School of Law

Attn: Martha De Young

401 E. Peltason, Suite 1000

Irvine, CA 92697-8000


The University of California Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.


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