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  • 23 Nov 2022 9:29 AM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, https://www.ua.edu/ , (UA) seeks a strategic and collaborative leader with a distinguished scholarly profile to serve as the next Dean of the https://www.law.ua.edu/. The Dean will develop a vision for the school and provide leadership in matters related to planning, curriculum, research and scholarship, and the law school’s budget. The Dean will also engage with faculty, students, alumni, the legal community, and state and federal governmental officials to advance the goals of the School of Law and University. The successful candidate must possess a J.D. and/or a Ph.D. in a field related to law and qualify for appointment at the rank of tenured full professor in the School of Law. The candidate must also possess a significant and progressive record of leadership in a professional setting, including but not limited to higher education, government, public interest, or business. They will also demonstrate a commitment and ability to advance the University’s philosophy and practice relative to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Preference will be given to candidates who possess leadership experience in the legal academy and a sustained record of excellence in research and scholarship, service, and teaching commensurate with a comprehensive research university. Additionally, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a readiness to advance the School of Law through fundraising and building external partnerships.

    Located in the heart of https://www.tuscaloosa.com/live-play/things-to-do, The University of Alabama is one of the nation’s premier universities, offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in nearly 200 fields of study. With more than 1,200 acres of tree-lined campus and state-of-the art facilities, UA has been ranked among the most beautiful and most inspiring college campuses in the nation. In Fall 2022, the University set https://news.ua.edu/2022/09/records-broken-ua-sees-highest-enrollment-national-merit-scholars/, including record enrollment of National Merit Scholars and racially and ethnically diverse students. As the state’s flagship university, UA is also designated among the Carnegie classification’s top doctoral research universities. With a growing number of industry and state/federal agency partnerships, UA’s research enterprise continues to surge. In fiscal year 2021, 38% of the 2,025 members of UA’s faculty engaged in externally funded research, the eighth straight year of increased externally sponsored awards. In the same period, faculty received a record 553 lifetime honorific awards from national and international award-granting associations or agencies. In all, sponsored awards brought $171 million to the University in fiscal year 2021, and research and development expenditures, a measure of output on previously funded awards, jumped 36% to $129.5 million. More details about the University, the physical campus, and the surrounding community are available in the latest https://stories.ua.edu/opportunity-profile/.

    The School of Law is among the most distinguished academic units in the state’s flagship university. It is consistently ranked among the Top 30 law schools in the nation and in the Top 10 among public law schools. For three of the past four years, Alabama Law has ranked in the Top 25 nationally. With a dynamic and nationally recognized faculty, the school regularly recruits a diverse student body that is among the most talented in the nation. Students in the most recent entering class come from 24 states and studied at 65 colleges and universities. The median LSAT score of the class is 166, and the median undergraduate GPA is a 3.95. Thanks to excellent academic programs and a capable Career Services Office, the school has maintained impressive numbers for bar passage and employment after graduation. Its judicial clerkship program is outstanding; according to data reported to the ABA, the program places Alabama Law among the top ten per capita among all law schools in the nation. And the value of an Alabama Law degree is exceptional, as Alabama Law is ranked #2 for lowest average graduate debt among law schools in the Top 40. The School of Law is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  To support these commitments, for the last five years the school has operated a Summer Scholars Program for diverse college students to provide pathways into law school for students from groups that are historically under-represented in the legal profession.

    Alabama Law faculty members are highly regarded and frequently cited experts. They hold and express a diverse range of opinions on the law, its purpose, and its function in society. Their books have been published by Oxford University Press, Yale University Press, Cambridge University Press, Princeton University Press, University of Chicago Press, and Harvard University Press, among others.  Their articles have appeared in the Yale Law Journal, the Stanford Law Review, the NYU Law Review, the Georgetown Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, the Northwestern Law Review, the Texas Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, and the Southern California Law Review, among many others. This scholarship is central to the Law School's mission of excellence. 

    Alabama Law recently completed a multi-year strategic planning process, which drew upon the efforts of faculty, alumni, students, staff, and executive administrators. As that plan highlights, strong scholarship and excellent teaching within a broad curriculum are central to the culture of the school. The 1L curriculum includes an Introduction to the Study of Law, which ensures that all who enter do so on a relatively equal preparatory footing, and a course in Legislation and Regulation, which adds coverage of statutory and regulatory interpretation to the traditional common-law curriculum. Pedagogic offerings also include a strong legal writing program; nationally competitive teams in moot court, trial advocacy, and negotiation; a first-rate semester-long externship program in the District of Columbia; a Finch Fellows Program that provides students hands-on experience in small-town practice; and a variety of additional externships and internships across the country, including with organizations such as the Department of Justice and the Equal Justice Initiative.

    The School of Law is home to four student-edited journals: the flagship general-interest journal, the Alabama Law Review; the Journal of the Legal Profession; the Law & Psychology Review; and the Alabama Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review. The school also offers guaranteed enrollment in one of six rigorous in-house legal clinics directed by the clinical faculty: the Civil Law Clinic, the Criminal Defense Clinic, the Children’s Rights Clinic, the Domestic Violence Law Clinic, the Mediation Law Clinic, and the Entrepreneurship and Non-Profit Clinic.  Students may earn certificates in Public Interest Law, Governmental Affairs, and International and Comparative Law. The Law School also offers dual enrollment programs, including, among others, the JD/PhD, JD/LLM in Taxation, JD/LLM Concentration in Business Transactions, JD/MBA, and JD/MSW in Social Work.

    The School of Law enjoys accomplished and engaged alumni. Graduates are located in all 50 states, and graduates from the past five years are working in 41 states across the nation. The Alabama Law School Foundation recently restructured and re-incorporated to more effectively manage and deploy the school’s endowment. The Foundation is a ready partner for addressing present needs and future opportunities. The School of Law also recently restructured the Alabama Law Alumni Society in ways that make it more diverse and vigorous. The Society’s Leadership Council now actively recruits incoming students and assists current students and recent graduates through mentoring, networking, and advising.

    Find out more about the Dean search https://www.wittkieffer.com/position/24197-dean-school-of-law/.  

    Applications should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of five professional references with full contact information, and a request for confidentiality if desired. No references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to the https://apptrkr.com/3656838. Applications submitted by January 30, 2023, will receive full consideration.

    Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Werner Boel or Ashlee Winters Musser at AlabamaLawDean@wittkieffer.com

    The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.


  • 14 Nov 2022 3:29 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position leading its Global Human Rights Law Clinic. The position would begin during the 2023-2024 academic year. The position would be on the Law School’s clinical professor track, which culminates in long-term renewable contracts. The attorney who fills the position will direct the Global Human Rights Law Clinic: engaging in case selection, litigation, and other advocacy to promote the clinic’s mission and goals; supervising students in all aspects of the clinic’s work; and teaching a related seminar and/or clinical skills courses.

    Candidates must have a J.D., must have at least three years of relevant experience, and be admitted to or eligible for admission to the Illinois bar. Candidates who teach in a law school legal clinic or who have prior experience supervising or teaching law students or other attorneys are strongly preferred. Excellent writing, editing, and supervision skills are required.

    Each candidate should submit a Curriculum Vitae or résumé, a list of references, a legal writing sample, a law school transcript, a cover letter that includes a detailed description of the candidate’s relevant practice and teaching experience, and course evaluations from prior teaching experience if any. Other material relevant to your candidacy may be included as well. Candidates must apply online and upload application material at: http://apply.interfolio.com/116637  Review of applications will begin on December 28, 2022, and continue until the position is filled or the posting is closed.

    All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

    We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

    The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

    Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

     

    Position

    Global Human Rights Law Clinic Director

    Employer

    The University of Chicago Law School

    Location

    Chicago, Illinois

    Salary

    salary + benefits

    Posted Date

    Oct 28, 2022

    Position Type

    Faculty PositionsProfessional Fields, Law & Legal Studies

    Employment Level

    Non-Tenured Track

    Employment Type

    Full Time


  • 04 Nov 2022 10:36 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)
    • RISING FOR JUSTICE(“RFJ”) invites applications for a full-time supervising attorney position in our Housing Advocacy and Litigation Clinic (“HALC”), a clinical education program for second- and third-year law students that is embedded in our Tenant Justice Program (“TJP”).  The supervising attorney works as part of a high-performing interdisciplinary team to educate law students from Georgetown University Law Center, George Washington University Law School, American University Washington College of Law, and the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law who are enrolled in our clinical program.  We seek a dynamic and experienced educator and litigator with a passion for clinical teaching and tenant advocacy.

      About Rising for Justice

      Established in 1969, RFJ (formerly DC Law Students in Court) is the oldest clinical teaching program in the District of Columbia.  RFJ is both a public interest law firm and a clinical education program that draws students from area law schools in Washington, D.C.  Since our founding, RFJ has trained law students to provide free, high-quality legal services to the District’s indigent and low-income community.  A fundamental part of our mission is to provide law students with an exceptional clinical education that meets the highest standards of instruction and practice.

      RFJ embraces equal justice and diversity as core values.  We strive to maintain a workplace that is vibrant, welcoming, innovative, and collaborative.  We are committed to fostering the thoughtful exchange of ideas and to ensuring that all voices are heard and respected.  We seek a faculty supervisor who embraces our mission and values.  Our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and non-discrimination includes race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, personal appearance, genetic information, political affiliation, marital status, family responsibilities, disability, status as a veteran, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law or regulation.

      The Tenant Justice Program

      TJP seeks to prevent the displacement of low-income tenants in the District of Columbia and preserve tenants’ rights.  TJP attorneys and students represent tenants in eviction cases and housing conditions cases in D.C. Superior Court, administrative proceedings in the Office of Administrative Hearings related to rent stabilization, and in other matters related to enforcing tenants’ rights.

      The Housing Advocacy and Litigation Clinic

      Supervising attorneys in HALC are responsible for classroom instruction and training students in both fundamental and more advanced lawyering skills.  HALC supervisors guide students through all aspects of client representation, including interviews and counseling, investigation, negotiations, motions practice, evidentiary hearings, and trials. Supervising attorneys design and lead classes, conduct case rounds, and participate in the development and delivery of other parts of the curriculum.  Through seminars, simulations and moot exercises, guided reflection, individual and group instruction, and case work, supervisors help students derive lessons from their experiences and learn how to effectively represent clients.  In some instances, supervising attorneys also have responsibility for supervising casework performed by TJP’s staff attorneys.

      Position Responsibilities

      Responsibilities include:

    • 1)    Curriculum development and delivery, including planning and teaching classes in lawyering and advocacy skills, substantive housing law, civil procedure, ethics and professionalism, and systemic advocacy;

    • 2)    Supervising second- and third-year law students in representation of clients in housing matters that range from long-term extended representation to same-day legal services;

    • 3)    Overseeing the student evaluation process;

    • 4)    Supervising staff attorneys in housing matters;

    • 5)    Planning and participating in community presentations, know-your-rights trainings, and other community outreach events;

    • 6)    Providing direct client representation as necessary and between semesters;

    • 7)    Serving as a liaison to area law schools in collaboration with RFJ management;

    • 8)    Participating in student recruitment activities; and

    • 9)    Participating in organizational fundraising and development opportunities.

    Qualifications

    The faculty supervisor must be a member of the D.C. Bar (preferred) or eligible to waive into the D.C. Bar.  The supervisor must have prior litigation experience, excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently and collaboratively, a strong work ethic, a client-centered approach to advocacy, and a passion to teach and mentor law students.  

    Preferred qualifications include clinical education experience or other teaching and supervisory experience, Spanish language skills, and experience advocating for low-income persons.  RFJ alumni are encouraged to apply.

    Hours, Salary and Benefits:  This is a full-time position based on a 40-hour work week.  Salary is commensurate with experience based on a salary scale for supervising attorneys.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance; generous sick, annual and personal leave; life and disability insurance, and paid federal and local holidays.

    To Apply:  Each candidate should submit a cover letter, resume or CV, and three professional references by email to Julia Cade, Interim Director of Operations, at hiring@risingforjustice.org.  Please indicate “HALC Faculty Supervisor, [your full name]” in the subject line of the email.

    Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


  • 04 Nov 2022 10:21 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    VERMONT LAW AND GRADUATE SCHOOL-Director of the Food and Agriculture Clinic, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS)/Assistant or Associate Professor

    Vermont Law and Graduate school is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness. We grow and learn better together with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students. In recruiting for faculty and staff, we seek unique backgrounds to enrich and challenge our community. As part of our commitment to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, candidates who meet the qualifications for this position and who require accommodations to apply should contact Human Resources at jobs@vermontlaw.edu. Vermont Law and Graduate School (VLGS) strives to raise the bar for being an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, place of birth, marital status, disability, veteran’s status, HIV status, pregnancy, genetic information, health insurance status, and crime victim status.

    Summary of Responsibilities: 

    Housed within the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS), the Food and Agricultural Law and Policy Clinic provides an experiential offering for students to work alongside and provide assistance to our food system partners. The Clinic is one of a handful of law and policy clinics in the country exclusively devoted to providing expertise and assistance to food system stakeholders across the globe. This position leads the Clinic and reports directly to the CAFS Director. In the Clinic, the Director and Professor identifies, connects with, and collaborates with project partners in need of law and policy assistance, and trains and guides students to provide this assistance. As an integral member of the CAFS team, the Director and Professor works closely with the other team members to help identify, oversee, and implement grant-funded law and policy projects focused on the food system. Applicants should have enthusiasm for working with law and masters’ students who are eager to learn practical skills.

    Essential Functions and Principal Accountabilities: 

    • Supervise and teach students on cases/projects in a clinical learning environment.
    • Manage grant-funded projects to develop innovative legal tools to improve food and agriculture in response to client/partner needs and funder deliverables and translate those tools for broad use; such tools include but are not limited to legal reports, policy briefs, fact sheets, and online toolkits.
    • Provide direct representation to clinic clients/partners, and maintain responsibility for case/project management and completion during transitions between semesters.
    • Manage the clinic, including identifying potential clients and project partners and stewarding those relationships, overseeing Clinic case/project intake and docket, handling Clinic case/project work, and supporting and ensuring cohesion for Clinic projects led by other CAFS faculty and staff.
    • Administer the Clinic, including: overseeing appropriate management of files including potentially sensitive and/or confidential information, overseeing related curriculum and student enrollment, and participating in personnel decisions with the CAFS Director, Vice Dean of Faculty, Associate Dean of Environmental Programs, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, and Human Resources as they deem appropriate.
    • Oversee the activities and operations of the Vermont Legal Food Hub, a collaboration between CAFS and Conservation Law Foundation, and represent the Vermont Legal Food Hub to the community.
    • Actively participate in a dynamic law school environment, including collaboration with other law school clinics and programs, and meet other faculty service expectations.
    • Mentor students, including advising student groups.
    • Assist with development and teaching of classroom courses offered in conjunction with the Clinic.
    • Deliver talks and trainings to food policy groups and government officials, and present on the Clinic’s and CAFS work at conferences and other events.
    • Work with the CAFS Communications Manager to develop and execute media strategies for Clinic work, including being a spokesperson for the Clinic and CAFS.
    • Develop and teach the Clinic seminar.
    • Support efforts to secure and maintain funding for the Clinic, including providing information for grant proposals, budgets, and grant reports.
    • Collaborate and work with technical experts as needed.

    Requirements

    Required Education, Skills, and Experience: 

    • Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an ABA-approved law school.
    • Understanding of and appreciation for inclusion, including the ability to work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds, identities, and viewpoints.
    • Admission to the bar in any jurisdiction, and admission or willingness to apply for admission to the Vermont bar upon acceptance of the position.
    • Demonstrated leadership experience.
    • At least 3 years of management experience.
    • Demonstrated experience and interest in mentoring and supervising students.
    • Strong research, writing, and communication skills.
    • Demonstrated experience writing policy papers, issue briefs, draft legislation, and various legal documents.
    • Strong organizational, time and project management skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • High degree of professionalism.
    • Strong academic credentials.
    • Communications and/or marketing experience, or the willingness to learn, apply, and teach these skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.

    Preferred Education, Skills, and Expertise:

    • A minimum of 8-10 years of relevant legal and policy advocacy experience, with significant weight given to food and agricultural law and policy or related fields experience.
    • Law school teaching experience with significant weight given to clinical teaching experience. 

    Other Requirements: 

    • Respect – Understanding and interest in incorporating VLGS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion values into the classroom and workspace.
    • Adaptability and Flexibility – Must be able to adapt to new and emerging technology as established and communicated by the school to carry out the administrative duties associated with teaching. Willingness and ability to work remotely in emergency situations. Ability to work the occasional after-hours and weekend hours required to support students in this position. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines and reorganize under pressure.
    • Communication – talk and/or listen to convey or exchange information; communicate effectively and efficiently in written correspondence and technical correspondence in English; process and comprehend written material; exchange ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or jointly arrive at conclusions, solutions, or dispute resolution.
    • Professional Discretion – exercise thoughtful judgment and meet deadlines; develop and maintain effective professional relationships with others; function effectively under stress; adapt to changing environments; display flexibility; and function in the face of uncertainties and ambiguities.
    • Collaboration – This position requires collaboration with peers and colleagues as well as students, and ability to independently manage deadlines and multiple projects.
    • Service – Faculty and staff at VLGS provide service to students, the community, and one another through service on committees and appropriate volunteer opportunities both on- and off-campus.
    • Scholarship – Faculty at VLGS are encouraged to pursue research and scholarship opportunities as a critical part of their own continuous learning process.
    • Safety – Willingness to participate with the VLGS faculty and student community and follow Covid19 safety policies and guidelines as laid out by the One VLGS Action Team based on the changing landscape.
    • A demonstrated commitment to public interest work – a background in food and agriculture is desirable but not required.
    • Must be able to work legally within the United States without sponsorship.
    • Physical ability to perform all essential functions of the job with or without basic accommodations.

    Note: All job requirements are subject to possible revision to reflect changes in the position requirements or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a threat or risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. Employees may be required, from time to time, to follow other job-related duties as requested by their Department Head, Supervisor, Dean, President, or as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (within guidelines and compliance with Federal and State Laws). Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

    Apply here.


  • 28 Oct 2022 4:59 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    RUTGERS LAW SCHOOL, the largest public law school in the northeast, invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the Law School. Rutgers Law School is looking for a dynamic leader whose skills and energy will focus on building and aligning the faculty, the staff, the student body, and external legal partners to prepare excellent and engaged lawyers for the future.

    Now is an exciting time in the history of legal education at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Rutgers Law School offers students, alumni, attorneys, and the public a rich array of services and opportunities from its two well-established New Jersey locations at Camden and Newark, and it adjoins two of the nation’s largest, most dynamic legal markets (New York City and Philadelphia). Rutgers is well-recognized for its tradition of academic excellence, opportunity, inclusion, and affordability. Rutgers Law School is committed to scholarly distinction and engagement with the major legal issues and concerns facing our host communities, the region, country, and world. The faculty has acted on its commitment to equity and to scholarly excellence by creating a unitary tenure-track structure for full-time faculty. Rutgers Law School has a long-standing and steadfast commitment to social justice and public service, carried out through a myriad of programs, and projects that provide legal services to individuals in need: locally, nationally, and globally. The law school is committed to excellence in practice: both the legal writing and clinical programs are annually ranked within the top #15 in the nation. The law school is also highly ranked for its part-time program. As one of the largest law schools in the nation, Rutgers Law School delivers a comprehensive enhanced curriculum, an extensive alumni association, and a heightened national profile befitting the law school of a major public research university.

    Rutgers Law School as a single entity was created in 2015 by merger into one entity of the University’s two previously autonomous schools, located in Newark (established in 1908) and Camden (established in.  1950). Approved by the ABA in 2015, the merged Rutgers Law School has 1,346 students who attend from around the country and the world, and over 20,000 alumni, among whom are United States Senators, federal and state Supreme Court Justices, state legislators, state Attorneys General, frontline social justice and criminal justice reform advocates, small firm lawyers, and partners at many of the most prominent law firms in New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and the nation. Rutgers Law School has been developing a sophisticated distance learning technology infrastructure; currently, some courses are accessible simultaneously on both campuses.

    The dean of Rutgers Law School will be a creative, dynamic and ambitious leader with a track record of distinguished administrative accomplishments. This person will prioritize enhancing academic success of the students and scholarly achievement of the faculty; will possess a real commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and will demonstrate a genuine understanding and appreciation of social justice and the public service mission of the institution to its host communities. The dean will also have a proven success in and aptitude for alumni relations and development. They also will possess strong financial and administrative experience including managing a financial budget and an effective administrative team. In addition, the successful candidate will have a sophisticated understanding of and vision for Rutgers Law School’s role in the changing landscape of legal education and legal practice.

    At minimum, applicants will possess a J.D. degree and will have an outstanding record of accomplishment in the legal academy, the practice of law, the judiciary or government service, demonstrating a level of intellectual leadership, commitment to scholarship—including publicly engaged scholarship—and accomplishment warranting appointment at the rank of tenured professor. The successful candidate will be a proven leader, manager or administrator, and will demonstrate commitment to social justice and diversity.

    All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in the leadership profile:

    https://www.wittkieffer.com/position/22751-dean-of-rutgers-law-school/

    For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by November 21, 2022.

    Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal:

    https://apptrkr.com/3554747

    Nominations and inquiries can be directed to:

    Werner Boel and Ashlee Winters Musser

    Rutgerslawdean@wittkieffer.com

    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement.


  • 28 Oct 2022 4:56 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    FAULKNER UNIVERSITY'S THOMAS GOODE JONES SCHOOL OF LAW (Montgomery, AL) invites applications for a clinical faculty position overseeing the school's Mediation Clinic, beginning in Fall 2023.  The school is particularly interested in candidates with practical experience and academic interest in dispute resolution models.  Materials should be submitted online at https://faulkner.applicantpro.com/jobs.  Questions may be addressed to Professor Andy Olree at aolree@faulkner.edu.


  • 26 Oct 2022 11:04 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA's Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) is seeking to hire a bold and dynamic technology lawyer to join its team as Staff Counsel. The position combines working on high-impact litigation and public policy matters in the area of law & technology with providing an exceptional clinical educational experience to our JD students. The position is for two years with the possibility of renewal contingent on funding. Successful candidates must be admitted to the bar in a Canadian jurisdiction. Visit the link below for more information on the position and for instructions on how to apply. The deadline is November 20. Please direct any questions to Vivek Krishnamurthy, CIPPIC's Director, at vivek.krishnamurthy@uottawa.ca.

    https://uottawa.njoyn.com/CL2/xweb/XWeb.asp?NTKN=c&clid=27081&Page=JobDetails&Jobid=J1022-0432&BRID=324405&lang=1 


  • 26 Oct 2022 1:55 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    THE GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER is hiring for an Appellate Litigation Graduate Teaching Fellowship for 2023-2025.

    The Appellate Litigation Program offers a two-year graduate fellowship for candidates interested in earning an LL.M. and training as appellate advocates in the federal courts.  The Appellate Litigation Program accepts appointments to represent indigent clients in a broad range of cases, including habeas, constitutional tort, immigration, and administrative law cases, and fellows work on all aspects of the cases.  In addition to arguing at least one case in a federal court of appeals, the fellows work with students and the Director on cases pending in the federal courts of appeals, the United States Supreme Court, and the Board of Immigration Appeals.  The fellows supervise student written work and oral advocacy preparation in order to enhance the student learning process and to develop the fellows’ own skills as clinicians and litigators.

    The fellows also jointly teach (with the Director) the Appellate Litigation Program's weekly seminar, exploring many aspects of appellate brief-writing, appellate procedure, client communication, and professional responsibility.  Fellows also have the opportunity to work with Georgetown’s Supreme Court Institute that conducts moot courts for attorneys preparing to argue before the Supreme Court of the United States.  The fellowship helps prepare fellows for careers in teaching and/or litigation. 

    The next available fellowship will begin in the summer of 2023.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

    Interested persons should apply by submitting their applications electronically via email (preferred) to the following address:  lawapplit@georgetown.edu.   Your application should consist of resume, writing sample, official law school transcript, and cover letter addressed to: Professor Erica J. Hashimoto, Director, Appellate Litigation Program, Georgetown University Law Center, 111 F Street, N.W., Room 306, Washington, D.C. 20001-2095.  You may also submit your application via U.S. mail to the address above.

    Applicants should be aware that the application process has become increasingly competitive.  Fellows who are not members of the D.C. Bar must apply for admission no later than 90 days after the commencement of the fellowship.  Candidates should have at least one year of relevant experience beyond the J.D. degree (e.g., clerkship, government or private practice) and membership in a state bar.  Superior writing skills and a strong academic background are required.  A federal clerkship, appellate litigation experience, teaching experience, and experience with criminal or civil rights litigation are highly desirable.

  • 25 Oct 2022 3:12 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL seeks applicants for a full-time clinical faculty position, beginning July 1, 2023. The successful applicant will direct the Stanton Foundation First Amendment Clinic focused on speech, press, and assembly rights. In addition to teaching a live-client clinic, the successful applicant may also have the opportunity to teach a non-clinical course and to engage in writing as well as community and professional service. The final candidate for this position must successfully complete a background check.

    Location

    Nashville, TN

    Open Date

    Oct 05, 2022

    Qualifications

    • Excellent academic credentials and practice experience
    • Ability to engage in research and writing
    • Educational requirement:  J.D. degree

    Application Instructions

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references. Applications are considered and interviews are scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled or the application window closes.

    Application Process

    This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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  • 21 Oct 2022 2:37 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    DUKE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks a Supervising Attorney to join our Criminal Defense Clinic. We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentorship, indigent criminal defense, and multi-faceted advocacy to combat racial injustice and end mass incarceration.

    The successful candidate will work closely with the Clinic’s Director to teach in the Clinic’s seminar and supervise student direct representation fieldwork. The ideal candidate will also be prepared to work collaboratively with the Clinic’s Director to build community partnerships, design and implement novel science-based trial advocacy tools, and collaborate across the law school and University to pursue systemic criminal justice reform. In addition, the successful candidate may have the opportunity to pursue other interests, such as non-clinical teaching in Duke Law’s curriculum and/or related research.

    We would expect the successful candidate to join the Duke Law faculty, full-time, in the summer of 2023. The precise contours of the position will be tailored to the strengths and interests of the successful applicant and formalized with his or her input. Specific academic title and terms of employment will be determined based upon the successful applicant’s qualifications.

    Minimum requirements include a J.D. (or foreign equivalent), at least three years of substantive legal experience providing exemplary representation to indigent clients in criminal court, and membership in the North Carolina Bar (or eligibility for admission and a willingness to become a member). The ideal candidate will also offer:

    1. Experience in clinical teaching and student mentoring;

    2. A commitment to client-centered and community-based criminal defense;

    3. Skill in incorporating research and data in direct client representation and/or systemic reform advocacy; and

    4. A passion for building local and interdisciplinary collaborations to combat racial injustice in the criminal law system and end mass incarceration.

    Interested applicants must apply via Academic Jobs Online at

    https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23339 no later than December 2, 2022. Applicants should also please submit their letter of interest; résumé; and a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement via email to Marlen Iraheta at: marlen.iraheta@law.duke.edu.

    Please share this announcement with those who might be interested. Questions about this position may be addressed to Elana Fogel, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Defense Clinic at: fogel@law.duke.edu.

    Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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    Information about Duke University’s requirements for COVID-19 vaccines for faculty, staff and students is published here: https://covidvaccine.duke.edu/.


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