WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL is seeking candidates to fill the position of Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor. The successful candidate will serve as the director of the Law School’s externship program. Duties of the position will include teaching externship and other courses as negotiated with the Dean or the Dean’s designee; developing curriculum and materials for externship courses; monitoring field placements, field supervisors, externship course instructors, and externs to ensure the program’s educational goals are being met; organizing and conducting training sessions for field supervisors and externship course instructors; drafting, revising, and updating externship program forms and informational materials; developing new field placement opportunities for students; advising students regarding field placement selection and registration; and organizing information sessions to help field placements recruit students and students select field placements.
Required qualifications include a J.D. or equivalent degree; admission to practice before the highest court of any state; and at least three years of law-related professional experience after law school. Preferred qualifications include substantial experience supervising externs, substantial law school teaching experience with clinical or externship courses, and substantial experience in one or more of the following areas: judicial clerkship; work as a prosecutor or public defender; public interest or government agency practice; and work in a corporate counsel office.
Wayne Law warmly welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others whose backgrounds will contribute to the diversity of the faculty. Persons interested in applying should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Lance Gable, Chair, Clinical Programs Subcommittee, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.