University of Baltimore School of Law - Fellowship - Immigrant Rights/Immigrant Justice Clinic

16 Sep 2022 9:10 PM | Lauren Godshall (Administrator)

THE UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a Clinical Teaching Fellowship in its Immigrant Rights/Immigrant Justice Clinic to start on or about November 30, 2022.

Vacancy number 301292

Position Type: Faculty position with full, competitive benefits package
Opens: 09/13/22     Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: $67,000

Position is open until filled. Applications received by October 1, 2022, will receive priority consideration.

 This public interest fellowship program trains and mentors practicing attorneys who want to transition from law practice into clinical teaching.

We look forward to receiving your required electronic application with a cover letter and resume and learning about your interest in and qualifications for our vacancy.  Please save your required cover letter and resume as one document and attach it in the resume location.

The Immigrant Rights/Immigrant Justice Clinic represents low-income immigrants in a range of direct client representation and immigrant rights policy work, with a special focus on humanitarian immigration law matters and asylum cases. Our clients come from all over the world. Our students also, typically, do community work like offering intakes and consultations at Baltimore hospitals, giving tailored community education presentations to a variety of audiences, and occasionally engaging in legislative and policy work.

The Fellowship focuses its first year and a half on the skills of teaching, from crafting and leading seminars, to facilitating supervision meetings with student-attorneys. The second year of the fellowship focuses on developing legal scholarship. In the third year, we support the Fellow to go on the clinical teaching job market. In addition to teaching, supervision, and legal scholarship, the Fellow is responsible for case coverage over the summer and during the winter break.

This position is a 3.5-year contractual appointment.

Required Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; at least two years of experience as a practicing lawyer primarily in immigration, including both defensive and affirmative work; a strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability; commitment to work for low income and immigrant clients; and a strong interest in teaching. Fellows must be members in good standing with the Maryland Bar or another State bar and willing to complete the necessary documentation to be permitted to supervise law practice by students. Ability to speak and write Spanish proficiently is not required, but is strongly preferred.

Salary: The current salary is $67,000 per year.  The position includes full benefits, including retirement, research support, and a travel allowance to attend relevant conferences and workshops.

Position is open until filled, and applications submitted by October 1, 2022, will receive priority consideration. For more details about the Fellows’ Program, please view our website at http://law.ubalt.edu/clinics/fellows/

The University of Baltimore ("UBalt" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices. UBalt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

We appreciate your interest in our recruitment. Please review the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.

Information follows about submitting the electronic application and attaching your letter of interest and resume. 

Applicant Instructions: Using Candidate Gateway to View and Apply for UBalt Vacancies

The Candidate Gateway system serves as your connection to the University of Baltimore’s job application process. It is a free, safe and secure way for you to apply for the job you want, and it allows the Office of Human Resources to maintain accurate records. Your use of the system does not require you to surrender any of your rights to privacy or confidentiality during the application process. Only qualified members of UBalt’s Human Resources team and members of the relevant search committee can access your application information. The search committee will not have access to any information you provide to HR for affirmative action reporting purposes.

Please read the following information before you apply, and refer to it as you enter your application.

NAVIGATION

COVER LETTER AND RESUME ATTACHMENT AND UPLOAD

Before you apply:

• Save one PDF or Word document with your cover letter, resume, and any additional information you would like to have considered.  Short file names without spaces or special characters are helpful.

When you apply:

•In Candidate Gateway: Click “Browse” to access the Word or PDF document you saved with your required letter of interest and resume.
•Then, click “Upload” to attach it.
•Click “Continue” to continue the application process.

The message “You have successfully submitted your job application.” confirms only that you entered that page of information into the system. You must click “Next” to continue and complete the entire application process.

Online Questionnaire/Application Questionnaire: Answer the questions requiring a yes or no response. After you answer them, click “Submit.” This leads you to the Submit Online Application page.

SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION

To apply for your selected job: When you reach the “Submit Online Application” page shown below, you must click “I agree to these terms” and then click the “Submit” button at the end of the screen. After you click “Submit,” then you will see this information at the top of your screen:

My Applications
Thank you for your interest in employment at The University of Baltimore. HR will process your application documents for the search committee’s consideration.
Note: This screen will also show additional information about the selection process and Office of Human Resources contact information.

Questions/Help
If you have trouble viewing our job postings or applying for the vacancy, contact 
ubhrcareers@ubalt.edu for assistance.

TO APPLY:

External applicants: Review the vacancy announcement at http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html and click the external applicant link to apply.

Internal applicants (students and current employees with access to MyUBalt): use the internal applicant link, log into MyUBalt, then click the “View or Apply for Job Positions” link on the left.

http://www.ubalt.edu/hr

  • Never use the Internet Explorer “Back” and “Forward” arrows to navigate. You will lose the information you have submitted.
  • To navigate between pages, use the “Next,” “Previous,” and “Return to Previous Page” buttons.
  • Use the “Save” button to save your information so you can return to it later and complete your application. Using “Save” does not complete the process to apply for a job opening.

The University of Baltimore ("UBalt" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices. UBalt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.


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