The University of Virginia School of Law seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Director of its Appellate Litigation Clinic. The Director will teach and supervise clinic students in all phases of legal advocacy, serve as counsel of record for the clinic's clients throughout the year, including summers, and manage the operation of the clinic. The Director also will be expected to teach an additional course outside of the clinic. This non-tenure-track position will begin in the fall 2013 semester.
Candidates must have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, at least four years of litigation practice experience, including appellate experience, and be licensed to practice law in Virginia or become licensed no later than July 2014. A commitment to teaching and excellent writing, editing, supervision and advocacy skills are required. A competitive candidate will have significant appellate advocacy experience, prior law school teaching experience and demonstrated professional engagement.
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.edu (Posting Number 0610681). Include a resume, three references, and a detailed description of relevant law practice, teaching and supervision experience.
Deadline for applications is October 15, 2012.
The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.