THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position leading its Global Human Rights Law Clinic. The position would begin during the 2023-2024 academic year. The position would be on the Law School’s clinical professor track, which culminates in long-term renewable contracts. The attorney who fills the position will direct the Global Human Rights Law Clinic: engaging in case selection, litigation, and other advocacy to promote the clinic’s mission and goals; supervising students in all aspects of the clinic’s work; and teaching a related seminar and/or clinical skills courses.
Candidates must have a J.D., must have at least three years of relevant experience, and be admitted to or eligible for admission to the Illinois bar. Candidates who teach in a law school legal clinic or who have prior experience supervising or teaching law students or other attorneys are strongly preferred. Excellent writing, editing, and supervision skills are required.
Each candidate should submit a Curriculum Vitae or résumé, a list of references, a legal writing sample, a law school transcript, a cover letter that includes a detailed description of the candidate’s relevant practice and teaching experience, and course evaluations from prior teaching experience if any. Other material relevant to your candidacy may be included as well. Candidates must apply online and upload application material at: http://apply.interfolio.com/116637 Review of applications will begin on December 28, 2022, and continue until the position is filled or the posting is closed.
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Global Human Rights Law Clinic Director
The University of Chicago Law School
salary + benefits
Oct 28, 2022
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies