Louisiana State University Paul M. Herbert Law Center - Multiple Clinical Faculty - Experiential Legal Education Program

04 Sep 2023 8:54 PM | Darryl Walton (Administrator)

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY PAUL M. HERBERT LAW CENTER is hiring multiple clinical faculty for its Experiential Legal Education Program.

The Experiential Legal Education Program at LSU Law continues to grow, and we are seeking to hire faculty to teach in our Veterans Legal Services Clinic, faculty to design and implement a new transactional clinic, and faculty to serve as Director of Field Placements and Pro Bono Programs. All of these positions will be full-time on our professional practice faculty track (long-term contract positions compliant with 405(c)).  More information on these positions is below, and I am happy to answer any questions. rlancast@lsu.edu . Please consider joining our robust experiential program at LSU Law and forward notice of these opportunities to those in your community who may be interested.

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center seeks to hire a faculty member to teach and serve as director for our Veterans Legal Clinic. The Veterans Legal Clinic is a new addition to our clinical program and helps meet the needs of the large veteran population in Louisiana by providing direct legal services and community education. The Clinic has potential to expand and develop a partnership with the VA Hospital in Baton Rouge. The link to submit an application is:  https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/W0109-Hebert-Law-Center/Assistant-Professor-Professional-Practice_R00085501  

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center seeks to hire a faculty member to develop, implement, teach, and serve as director for our new transactional clinic. The clinic will be a new offering in our robust clinical program, and, although focused on transactional lawyering, the specific area of practice and clinic design is yet to be determined.  The link to submit an application is: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/W0109-Hebert-Law-Center/Assistant-Professor-Professional-Practice_R00085499  

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center seeks to The Director of Field Placements and Pro Bono Programs oversees student placements in the Law Center’s active Field Placement program and serves as the faculty advisor for the Law Center’s Public Interest Law Society (PILS). The Director coordinates with the Assistant Dean for Experiential Education to chart the strategic direction of the Field Placement and Pro Bono Programs. The Director will administer the Law Center’s Field Placement Program, including teaching and evaluating students in the various field placement courses. The Director will also be charged with creating, maintaining, and updating field placement course materials and host supervisor instruction materials, including online asynchronous course materials. The Director will also be responsible for recruiting, developing, and maintaining relationships with field placement hosts and site supervisors.  The Director will also serve as faculty advisor and primary liaison to the Public Interest Law Society (PILS).  As advisor, the Director will provide guidance and advice to student PILS leadership to ensure the sustainability and success of organization as well as create and maintain a network of pro bono opportunities for interested law students and track student participation and hours worked in pro bono programs and opportunities. The link to submit an application is: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/W0155-Hebert-Law-Center/Director-of-Field-Placements-and-Pro-Bono-Programs_R00083627  

These positions are twelve-month faculty appointments on the Law Center’s Professional Practice faculty track (long-term contract compliant with 405(c)).

Applicants must have a JD or equivalent degree from an accredited institution, at least 5 years of practice and/or teaching experience, and Louisiana Bar admission (or willingness to obtain Bar admission in the first year of appointment). (Louisiana Bar admission is not a requirement for the Director of Field Placements and Pro Bono Programs.)

Applications should include a letter of interest and resume including a list of three references.

LSU is committed to providing equal opportunity for all qualified persons in employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, or veteran’s status. LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer. LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society.

Questions may be directed to Missy Lonegrass, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee, lawhrm@lsu.edu  or Robert Lancaster, Assistant Dean of Experiential Legal Education, rlancast@lsu.edu .


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