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  • 23 Feb 2018 4:08 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

    Boston University School of Law is seeking to hire a full-time technology attorney in its Technology & Cyberlaw Clinic (the "Clinic"). The Clinic is part of BU Law's Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Cyberlaw Program, which is a unique collaboration between BU Law and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    The Clinic represents current students at MIT and BU on matters related to their innovative academic and extracurricular work, in the areas of intellectual property, computer access laws, data privacy and security law, media law and the First Amendment, and relevant areas of regulatory compliance. The attorney would be expected to help law students counsel clients and represent students in pre-litigation and transactional settings, and possibly also in some litigation matters, including response to cease-and-desist letters and other legal threats. Clients often present novel questions of law in usual areas of technology, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, and novel methods of computer network observation and data gathering. Experience with data privacy regulation, including sectoral data privacy laws in healthcare and education, is considered a plus.

    The attorney's primary responsibility will be to supervise and assist students with direct client representation matters and research. The attorney will also assist the Clinic Director in preparing and teaching a year-long seminar for students enrolled in the Clinic, including developing materials, performing research, and coordinating classroom activities and guest presentations. As time allows, the attorney would also work with the Clinic Director to develop generalized legal resources and informational material to inform MIT and BU students on their legal risks when conducting innovative research and projects in emerging technologies

    Required Skills

    The ideal candidate is a member of the Massachusetts bar or is eligible for membership, with at least one to three years of experience advising clients on cutting-edge issues in technology law, and a willingness to support the work of creative and innovative young clients. Experience with legal issues related to research and development of new technologies is considered a plus. Teaching experience or a strong interest in developing as a clinical faculty member is also considered a plus. Exceptional writing, editing, organizational, and managerial skills are required.

    The attorney will be hired as a Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, to a two-year and one-month contract. The ideal start date is June 1, 2018.

    Boston University School of Law is committed to faculty diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants.

    PLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNVIERSITY HR WEBSITE.

    Applicants should send a letter of interest and a resume to Andrew Sellars, Director of the Technology & Cyberlaw Clinic. Applications should be sent to tclc@bu.edu. Applications received before March 15, 2018 will be given full consideration.

    To learn more about the law school, visit our website at www.bu.edu/law. With specific questions about the position, contact Andrew Sellars at sellars@bu.edu.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

  • 23 Feb 2018 11:48 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND FRANCIS KING CAREY SCHOOL OF LAW

    The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland invites applications for a visiting professor in the Clinical Law Program for the 2018-2019 academic year.  The position is a full-time, 10-month appointment beginning in August 2018.  The visiting professor will teach a one semester clinic in Fall 2018 and in Spring 2019.  Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Renee Hutchins or Professor Michael Pinard, Co-Directors of the Clinical Law Program. The University of Maryland has a strong commitment to diversity.  We welcome applications from persons of color and other members of historically disadvantaged groups.

    Minimum Qualifications:

      *   J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.
      *   License to practice law in Maryland (for state practice) or be willing to be admitted to the United States District Court of Maryland (for federal practice).
      *   Minimum 3 years clinical law teaching experience.

    Compensation:  Salary commensurate with education and experience, plus employee fringe benefits

    Apply online at  https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=160000ML&lang=en
    .   Applicants should include a detailed description of prior clinical law teaching experience in the cover letter or in the required resume.

    Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • 23 Feb 2018 11:43 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW SCHOOL invites applicants for the position of Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer in its in-house, live client, transactional law clinic. The Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic (ELC) was founded in 1982 as one of the nation’s first legal clinics devoted to the study and practice of transactional law.  It serves both for-profit and non-profit organizational clients by placing students in the role of lead counsel for economically and socially impactful ventures.

    The Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer will work closely with the Director of the ELC in all activities, including course planning, teaching, supervising and mentoring law students, representing clients, Clinic administration, and community education, engagement and outreach.

    The successful applicant will challenge ELC students to practice and hone a variety of core competencies that will be critical in their early careers (fact development, framing and analyzing legal issues, negotiating and drafting, and client counseling), but also to develop critical capacities for exercising judgment, solving problems, cultivating a professional identity, communicating (through a variety of modes) with clients and supervisors, collaborating with peers, and managing projects, people and expectations.

    Applicants should be licensed attorneys who have 4+ years of experience in a general business or transactional law practice and demonstrated acumen in business planning and structuring, negotiation, contract drafting, and community engagement.  Admission to the Pennsylvania bar within one year is required.   A record of strong academic achievement, commitment to improving society, and intellectual engagement with entrepreneurship and the law are essential.  Teaching experience (or a passion for teaching), creativity, strategic thinking, and demonstrated ability to work with culturally and economically diverse groups are highly valued.

    The successful applicant will begin no later than July 1, 2018. The position is a contract position that is annually renewable up to a maximum of 5 years.  It is the Clinic’s goal and expectation that the selected candidate will receive training, mentoring, and experience in all aspects of teaching and leading a successful transactional clinic that will enable the individual to pursue a career in legal academia upon completion of service at Penn Law School including starting or directing a transactional law clinic at another law school.

    Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The University of Pennsylvania and its Law School are equal opportunity<
    http://www.upenn.edu/affirm-action/eoaa.html> employers.

    Please refer questions to the ELC Director, Praveen Kosuri at pkosuri@law.upenn.edu<mailto:pkosuri@law.upenn.edu>.

    To apply, please go to the Penn Faculty Searches website at: 
    http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1305

    Materials required to apply: cover letter, resume, and three references.

  • 23 Feb 2018 9:19 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL seeks a one-year visitor from the academy or from practice to co-teach (with Stacy Caplow) the Safe Harbor Clinic, our immigration clinic. The clinic is offered each semester and allows students to enroll for an additional semester to continue and complete case work.  The Safe Harbor Project generally handles a caseload of applications for humanitarian relief, including asylum U & T visas, and executive pardons but also can represent clients on bond hearings, appeals and other immigration matters.  

    The visitor will be a part of our vibrant group of clinical faculty members who teach in our eight in-house clinics and direct our externships.  See https://www.brooklaw.edu/academics/curriculum/clinicalofferings for a description of all of our programs.  The visitor will be welcomed into the general life of the law school, including supporting immigration-related student pro bono organizations and activities.

    The visit is for the 2018-2019 academic year but can begin as early as this spring/summer.  The ideal candidate will have at least five years of immigration practice experience.  Clinical teaching experience is a plus.

    We will begin accepting applications immediately.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  

    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to stacy.caplow@brooklaw.edu with the subject line Safe Harbor Visitor.  Feel free to spread this job announcement to all of your networks.  And apologies for cross-posting.

  • 22 Feb 2018 3:35 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    TULANE LAW SCHOOL invites applicants for the Forrester Fellowship. Forrester Fellows are promising legal academics who teach in the first-year legal writing program. Fellows teach legal writing to two sections of 25 to 30 first-year law students in a program coordinated by the Director of Legal Writing. 

    Fellows are invited to participate in all aspects of the intellectual life of the law school. Fellows are encouraged to present their work at faculty workshops and “brown bags,” and members of the full-time faculty serve as mentors to fellows. Fellows receive a stipend to support travel and research. 

    Fellows are appointed to a one-year term with the possibility of a single one-year renewal. Fellows are expected to enter the law-teaching market. The fellowship will not lead to a long-term teaching position at Tulane Law School. 

    The successful candidate has an outstanding record of academic and professional achievement. Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, outstanding academic credentials, and at least three years of law-related practice and/or clerkship experience. To apply, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/48700

  • 22 Feb 2018 10:41 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

              UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN: The National Wildlife Foundation is seeking applications for a staff attorney position teaching and supervising in the University of Michigan Environmental Law and Sustainability Clinic.  The position will be based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

             Since 1983, the NWF's Great Lakes Regional Center has been engaged in a highly effective partnership with the University of Michigan Law School. This partnership has provided hands-on, practice-based legal education to hundreds of Michigan Law students and spawned a generation of engaged lawyers and countless advances for resource protection in the courtroom and beyond.

             The NWF Great Lakes Regional Center staff attorney is responsible for pursuing NWF's mission while delivering a high quality clinical law experience to students. There are two primary areas of responsibility. First, developing, coordinating, and pursuing strategic legal theories and litigation in federal and state courts on the most pressing wildlife conservation and environmental issues in the Great Lakes region and beyond, in support of NWF's overall mission and its specific program areas.  In addition, the position will work directly with NWF policy staff to advocate for scientific wildlife conservation and environmental protection in the Great Lakes region and across the country.

             Second, the staff attorney position will direct and manage all aspects of the University of Michigan Law School Environmental Law and Sustainability Clinic. This includes: (i) responsibility for directing all aspects of Clinic operations; (ii) designing curriculum for and teaching the classroom component; (iii) clinically supervising students on their casework. The Clinic is a 7 credit, one semester course enrolling 8 to 10 students per term.

             More details including a link to the on-line application can be found here:  https://nwf.applicantpro.com/jobs/728141.html    We will begin reviewing applications on March 2nd

  • 21 Feb 2018 7:37 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW:

    American University, Washington College of Law is seeking applications for Practitioners-in-Residence for academic year 2018-19 in one of our in-house clinics, Women and the Law Clinic. American University’s in-house, “live-client” Clinical Program, comprising ten (10) in-house clinics and serving approximately 220 students per year, is respected for its leadership in scholarship, development of clinical methodology, contributions to increasing access to justice for under-served clients and breadth of offerings.

     

    The Practitioner-in-Residence Program, created in 1998, is a program designed to train lawyers or entry-level clinicians interested in becoming clinical teachers in the practice and theory of clinical legal education.  Many graduates of the Practitioners-in-Residence program (over 25) have gone on to tenure-track teaching positions at other law schools. Practitioners supervise student casework, co-teach weekly clinic seminars and case rounds, and engage in course planning and preparation with the clinic’s tenured faculty. They also teach a course outside of the clinical curriculum.  The Practitioner-in-Residence Program provides full-year training in clinical theory and methodology and a writing workshop designed to assist Practitioners in the development of their clinical and doctrinal scholarship.

    Minimum qualifications include a JD degree, outstanding academic record, three years’ experience as a lawyer and membership in a state bar. The salary for the position is $90,000. American University is an EEO\AA employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

    Applications that include a curriculum vitae and cover letter should be submitted online via the InterFolio portal for the position as follows:

    https://apply.interfolio.com/49073

    Please contact Brian Cofilll, Faculty Coordinator, at bcoffill@wcl.american.edu (202-274-4139) if you have any general questions regarding the application process or  Professor Robert Dinerstein, Associate Dean for Experiential Education, rdiners@wcl.american.edu for any other questions about the positions. The position will remain open until filled.

     American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not  discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco- and smoke-free campus.

  • 21 Feb 2018 9:28 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    SOUTHWESTERN LAW SCHOOL: The Legal Clinics at Southwestern Law School offer law students multiple opportunities to gain practical lawyering skills while providing quality legal representation to under-represented individuals and organizations.  The Legal Clinics are committed to training the next generation of lawyers while providing access to representation to those who otherwise would not have it. 

    The Legal Clinics include the Appellate Litigation Clinic, Children’s Rights Clinic, Community Lawyering Clinic, the Immigration Law Clinic, Street Law Clinic and the Youth Offender Parole Hearing Clinic.  

    Southwestern Law School is seeking applications for a Staff Attorney in the Legal Clinics in the newly created Immigration Removal Defense Program, which is supported by funding from the Los Angeles Justice Fund (LAJF).  The Staff Attorney will implement and manage a two-year program to build removal defense capacity amongst pro bono attorneys.  The program will recruit and train pro bono attorneys to represent Los Angeles residents in removal proceedings.  The staff attorney will also create and implement a Removal Defense Bootcamp to train LAJF summer law clerks.

    In coordination with the Southwestern Immigration and Community Lawyering Clinics, the Staff Attorney may represent immigrants in both affirmative and defensive immigration cases.  In addition, the Staff Attorney will also be afforded the unique opportunity to develop and teach certain curriculum skills through related Legal Clinics. 

    QUALIFICATIONS

    ·      J.D. required from an ABA accredited law school

    ·      Admission to California bar preferred (non-admitted candidates will be considered given DHS practice rules regarding law school graduates)

    ·      Knowledge of Immigration Law and Removal Defense

    ·      Immigration practice experience including U Visa, VAWA, T Visa, VAWA Cancellation, Removal proceedings, or detention experience (will consider experience obtained in clinical, externship setting, law school summer employment, or volunteer activities)

    ·      Excellent organization and time management skills

    ·      Ability to work collaboratively, but also work independently when necessary

    ·      Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    ·      Self-motivated, takes initiative, ability to learn quickly

    ·      Capacity for hard work

    ·      Ability to interact and engage with wide range of stakeholders, including fellow LAJF grantees, students, alumni, clients and advocacy organizations

    ·      Demonstrated commitment to serving immigrant communities and survivors of violence

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

    ·      Develop a two track MCLE series in removal defense for novice and expert immigration attorneys

    ·      Recruit expert MCLE faculty in removal defense; coordinate in the development of MCLE and program training materials

    ·      Build databases of attorneys who are new to immigration practice and one for those experienced immigration attorneys

    ·      Create and manage removal defense online resource bank for pro bono attorney and law clerks enrolled in our program

    ·      Outreach to immigration organizations, with preference to LAJF grantees, to build case list for pro bono placement

    ·      Develop a pro bono case pairing in conjunction with LAJF grantees.

    ·      Develop a mentor matching system to pair novice pro bono attorneys, who commit to a removal defense case, with an expert immigration attorney.

    ·      Design and implement a removal defense training program for LAJF summer law clerks prior to summer placements

    ·      Coordinate with other immigration organizations in the area through partner meetings to ensure appropriate and efficient coverage for trainings and assistance

    ·      Provide direct legal services for Immigration Law Clinic and Community Lawyering Clinic clients in removal proceedings

    ·      Comply with LAJF data and program reporting requirements

    POSITION:                                   Staff Attorney/Program Manager

    12 month position (Fixed-Term) with possible 1 year           renewal

    LOCATION:                                  Southwestern Law School

    SALARY:                            $50,000-$60,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits

    AVAILABILITY:                                    Immediately

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.  Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis and the position may be filled before the deadline.

    HOW TO APPLY – Please submit a resume and cover letter to Julie Waterstone, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, Southwestern Law School at clinicstaffattorney@swlaw.edu    

  • 20 Feb 2018 9:57 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a full-time Visiting Clinical Professor to co-teach in the Immigrant Rights Clinic (IRC) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Immigrant Rights Clinic is a one-semester, six credit course in which students provide direct representation to individual and group clients on matters ranging from bond representation, complex removal defense and post-conviction advocacy to combatting workplace exploitation and protecting the civil and constitutional rights of immigrants. IRC also provides legal support to grassroots organizations on policy initiatives and campaigns. IRC acts in accordance with the foundational insight that the community is best served when lawyers can help empower individuals and marginalized groups to advocate for themselves. It models high quality, holistic and transformative lawyering.  

    Founded just nine years ago, the 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 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. 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.

    The 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 School of Law also ranks in the top 14 for student diversity and is tied with Yale at 3rd for best student/faculty ratio. The School of Law 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. For more information, visit www.law.uci.edu.

    Applicants for this position should have at least 7-10 years of legal practice and/or teaching experience in Immigrant Rights. They must hold a J.D. degree or equivalent from an accredited institution and be a member of a state bar. In addition, they must have demonstrated potential for outstanding clinical teaching. Spanish proficiency is helpful, though not required. The person selected will be appointed as a Visiting Clinical Professor or Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor, depending on experience.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

    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: chempel@law.uci.edu.

    Candidates who wish to be considered for the position should send a cover letter and updated CV, a list of references and a statement of past and/or potential contributions to diversity (see UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence) by e-mail to mdeyoung@law.uci.edu.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by March 5, 2018. 

    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.

  • 16 Feb 2018 3:33 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY SCHOOL OF LAW

    The Environmental Law Clinic (ELC) at UC Berkeley Law offers a full-time position as Clinical Supervising Attorney for a two-year term with possibility of renewal. We seek a creative environmental lawyer with substantial litigation and administrative agency practice experience who is eager to train and mentor law students engaged in real-world advocacy projects. The Supervising Attorney will select litigation and administrative projects for the Clinic, and supervise student teams in their execution. Because ELC has a significant (although non-exclusive) focus on environmental justice issues, experience working with grassroots advocacy groups and in environmental coalition-building will be a substantial asset. The Supervising Attorney will also work closely with the Director in shaping the Clinic’s approach to its docket and skills training of students, and will contribute to its companion seminar.

    ELC is a legal and policy clinic designed to train law students in innovative and effective environmental advocacy, make a real world environmental difference through high-impact projects, and address the environmental legal needs of underserved communities. The Clinic undertakes projects local to global in scale, working on such diverse issues as mitigating climate change, reducing the burden of environmentally induced disease, ensuring potable water and sanitation services for all, increasing children’s access to nature, and supporting green workforce development. The Clinic enrolls primarily JD students, but also some MPP and LLM students. The Clinic also includes and mentors a small number of undergraduate auditors in its seminar in an effort to diversify the pipeline of those practicing environmental law.

    The Clinic’s work is collaborative and multidisciplinary, and involves partnerships with faculty and research staff both in the law school and across the U.C. Berkeley campus, including the Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment; the Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry; and the School of Public Health. Students in the Environmental Law Clinic enroll concurrently for four units of clinical fieldwork and a two-unit companion seminar; this represents roughly half their academic load for the semester. The Clinic’s classroom component involves a variety of teaching methods, and combines substantive law instruction with skills training (e.g., oral advocacy, legislative strategy, persuasive writing) that is relevant to students' Clinic projects.

    The role of Clinical Supervising Attorney is a full-time, year-round, non-tenure track position. The individual hired will operate with substantial autonomy, and as part of an interactive team of Director/Staff Attorney/Fellow(s) that often co-supervise projects. The ideal candidate will have both a strong track record of conducting legal work with minimal supervision, and an equally strong desire to teach, work with, and mentor students in a highly collaborative environment. This position requires significant environmental issue knowledge and professional networks, the cultural competence to work in partnership with affected individuals and communities, and the ability to work independently. Prior experience in clinical teaching, doctrinal teaching, or law student supervision is a plus but is not required.

    The Clinical Supervising Attorney will work under the day to day supervision of the Clinic Director, and may partner with the Director and/or Clinic Fellows in supervising student work on cases and projects. During the summer, when students are not enrolled in the Clinic, the Clinical Supervising Attorney will maintain and advance the Clinic's docket, and develop new projects for the Fall semester.

    For more information about the Environmental Law Clinic, please visit our website at https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/clinics/environmental-law-clinic/.

    The Clinical Supervising Attorney will perform the following duties under the primary direction of the Clinic Director:

    Clinical Supervision and Advocacy (70%)
    • Develop Clinic projects, with a focus on litigation and administrative projects; 
    • In collaboration with other Clinic staff, supervise several clinical student teams on their projects per semester; 
    • Draft briefs, rulemaking comments, policy memoranda, legislative proposals, and issue reports as needed; 
    • Manage the Clinic docket during summers;
    • Assist in designing/ teaching select components of the Clinic seminar; and
    • Assist in developing and maintaining relationships with clients and co-counsel.

    Administrative Duties (20%):
    • Participate in professional training and networking activities;
    • Assist in promoting the Clinic to students and other constituencies, and organizing Clinic-related events; 
    • Supervise volunteers as needed;
    • Assist in alumni, foundation, and other fundraising activities.

    Other Duties as Assigned (10%)

    Minimum Qualifications (at time of application):

    • J.D. degree or equivalent degree
    • Admission to California bar

    Additional Qualifications (by start date):
    • Five years of civil practice and/or clerkship experience, including practice in both federal and California courts; 
    • Demonstrated research, writing, and oral advocacy skills; and
    • Organizational and planning skills, and ability to work independently.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of environmental issues; 
    • Well networked with stakeholders in the environmental issue space; 
    • Career intention to practice in public interest, public sector, or clinical setting;
    • Experience in clinical teaching and supervision, or other teaching experience; 
    • Experience or interest in environmental justice and/or community-based lawyering; 
    • Comfort with technical and/or scientific material; and
    • Experience writing issue reports and/or working with the media.

    Application Procedure: Please visit the following link to apply: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01644. Applications must include in pdf format a cover letter, a CV, and a legal advocacy writing sample (such as a brief, motion, or equivalent). Applicants must also provide in AP Recruit the names and contact information of three (3) references. The position is open until filled. 

    Letters of reference and copies of scholarly transcripts may be requested of top candidates. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a dossier service or career center, to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

    For more information about the Environmental Law Clinic, visit our website at: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/clinics/environmental-law-clinic/.

    The University offers excellent health and retirement benefits which can be viewed online at http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/.

    If you have questions about the position, please contact academicpositions@law.berkeley.edu.

    Berkeley Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or research. Qualified women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The University of California, Berkeley is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

    JOB LOCATION

    Berkeley, CA

    LEARN MORE

    More information about this recruitment: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/clinics/environmental-law-clinic/

    REQUIREMENTS

    DOCUMENTS

    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Legal Advocacy Writing Sample - Such as a brief, motion, or equivalent

    REFERENCES

    3 references required (contact information only)

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