The University of Chicago Law School is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position training and supervising law students as a Fellow, appointed with the rank of Lecturer, in the Law School’s Corporate Lab Transactional Clinic. The position will begin on or about November 1, 2012, and last through June 30, 2014, and is designed for transactional attorneys with law firm and/or in-house experience who wish to embark upon a career in clinical teaching.
The Corporate Lab’s focus is on introducing students to transactional practice in both in-house and law firm contexts (see http://law.uchicago.edu/corporatelab.) Reporting to the director of the Corporate Lab, the successful candidate will participate in all activities of the Transactional Clinic and will assist the director with developing clients, supervising students, managing the Speaker Series and other Lab events and initiatives connecting law students to the legal community, curriculum design, classroom teaching, student evaluation and all other Lab activities.
Candidates must have a J.D and at least two years of practice experience in sophisticated transactional work in a law firm and/or in-house setting. Candidates must be highly organized and adept at working in teams. Prior teaching experience is highly desirable but not required. Each candidate should submit a resume or curriculum vita, a list of references, a legal writing sample and a detailed description of relevant experience, and course evaluations from prior teaching experience, if any. Candidates are required to apply online and upload all application material at the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52409 . All application materials must be received by September 25, 2012.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.