University of Kansas School of Law Clinical Associate Professor

01 Dec 2017 9:36 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW seeks a clinical associate professor to teach in our Lawyering Skills program starting fall 2018.  The professor will work collaboratively with other clinical faculty in the program.  This position forms an integral part of a skills-training program, which introduces first-year students to real world legal practice skills including legal writing, research, and analysis, as well as negotiation, mediation, and oral argument.   This professor also participates actively in other aspects of the upper-division skills curriculum.  At least once per academic year, this professor also instructs students in upper-division legal writing courses or teach one section of a for-JD-credit, bar-preparation course. 
Although their primary responsibility is teaching and professional performance, clinical professors are also expected to engage in scholarship and service to the profession.  This regular, full-time, nine-month, unclassified academic staff position is a clinical professor track position within the law school, which after probationary periods and reviews obtains job security provisions that comply with ABA Standard 405(c).
Required Qualifications:  JD from an ABA accredited law school; admitted to a bar of a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory, and; at least 5 years of post J.D. legal experience, which may include legal practice, judicial clerkship, non-bar licensed professional experience in a “J.D. advantage” role, teaching fellowship or any such combination of comparable legal experience.
Information and Application Procedures:
Applicant contact:         Lou Mulligan, Associate Dean, Faculty and Professor of Law
                                          785-864-9219 or  
Review of applications begins on 02/05/18 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants.  To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.  To apply go to:
A complete application includes the online application and a 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research/teaching interests, and 4) the names of three professional references to include addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses. Applications will be kept confidential until candidates agree that references may be contacted.
KU is an EO/AAE.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.


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