THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO COLLEGE OF LAW seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member to direct its Entrepreneurship Law Clinic, which serves Idaho’s startup and small business community. Depending on the successful candidate’s expertise and qualifications, it may also operate as a USPTO Certified Trademark Clinic. The faculty member will be responsible for supervising the clinic, teaching one additional course on a related subject, mentoring and advising students, producing scholarship, and conducting community outreach. Applicants must have a J.D. from an accredited school or the equivalent; a distinguished academic record; at least five years of post-J.D. practice or clerking experience, two of which must have been spent primarily in areas relevant to serving clients in the startup and small business community; active membership in at least one state bar and the ability to obtain Idaho State Bar admission as a supervising attorney by November 1, 2022; and a record or the promise of teaching and scholarly excellence. Preferred qualifications include clinical teaching experience and at least three years of experience in trademark prosecution before the USPTO within the last five years.
The University of Idaho College of Law is a land grant school with a commitment to public service and a strong, integrated clinical program. This position is located in Boise, one of the fastest-growing and most livable cities in the country, with thriving tech and startup communities as well as close proximity to natural beauty and outdoor recreation. Information about the College is available at https://www.uidaho.edu/law. Interested candidates should submit an application, including a statement of demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive community, at https://www.uidaho.edu/human-resources. Please direct questions to Aliza Cover, the search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Priority will be given to applications received by September 15, 2021. The University of Idaho is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.