Harvard Law School - Negotiation & Mediation Clinic - Clinical Instructor

25 Sep 2012 6:41 AM | Donna Lee
Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Instructor
Harvard Law School
USA - MA - Cambridge
General Administration
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Reports to Director of Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program. Will assist in continuing to build, plan, and administer clinical program in negotiation, mediation, and dispute resolution. Responsible for developing student projects and for building and maintaining client relationships. Will help develop training curriculum and materials for students in program. Will supervise and mentor students, including meeting regularly to discuss developments in their projects, and providing regular, detailed feedback. Will help supervise administrative aspects of program, including case management and development, web resources, and publicity.  Pending faculty committee review, will serve as Lecturer on Law during Spring semester, leading a section in Spring Negotiation Workshop under direction of the Program Director. Duties as lecturer include course planning, preparation and delivery of lectures, supervision of and feedback to students, and working collaboratively with the other members of the teaching team for the spring course. Note: This is a 3 year term at-will appointment from 7/1/13 to 6/30/16.

Must have earned JD more than 3 years ago; experience with theory and practice of negotiation, mediation, dispute systems design, or alternative dispute resolution (ADR).
1+ yrs business and/or legal experience with focus on negotiation and dispute resolution desirable as is some experience in clinical legal setting or direct supervision and mentoring of young attorneys or professionals. Should be passionate about working with students and about developing field of negotiation and dispute resolution, and have long term interest in pursuing career in negotiation and dispute resolution. Superior interpersonal skills, proven capacity to work as a team member, sound judgment, an entrepreneurial attitude, exceptional ethical standards, strong mentoring ability, deft management skills, and outstanding writing and verbal skills required.

The successful candidate will play a central role in helping to innovate, manage, and supervise Harvard Law School’s vigorous and expanding program in negotiation, mediation, dispute resolution, and ADR.  The Clinical Instructor will work directly with the Director of the Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program but is also expected to be engaged broadly in the life of the Law School and in the life of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. For more information on the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program, visit:  www.law.harvard.edu/negotiation. 


All offers will be made by HLS Human Resources.

Candidates who would contribute to the diverse culture of HLS are encouraged to apply.


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