Northwestern Pritzker School of Law-Clinical Positions (Multiple)- Multiple Clinics

02 Feb 2024 11:28 AM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

NORTHWESTERN PRITZKER SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for full-time, benefits-eligible, faculty positions in the Bluhm Legal Clinic. Candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of Clinical Professor of Law, Associate Clinical Professor of Law, or Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Northwestern seeks applicants with distinguished academic credentials, a record of or potential for excellence in teaching, and an exemplary career in a relevant practice area. A history of or potential for high scholarly achievement is a plus. Practice specialties of particular interest include: housing and eviction defense; international human rights; wrongful convictions; and LGBTQIA+-related advocacy. Northwestern welcomes applications from candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our faculty and community. Positions are full-time appointments with long-term contract protections and governance rights.

Candidates must have a J.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree, and five years of relevant practice experience. Candidates must also be eligible to join the Illinois bar. Candidates should apply directly through our online application system at the links listed below. Specific letters of interest should be addressed to the co-chairs of the Clinical Appointments Committee, Lynn Cohn and Esther Barron, ( and

Please use the following links to access descriptions and the application pages for each available position: click here for housing and eviction defense; here for international human rights; here for wrongful convictions; and here for LGBTQIA+ advocacy.

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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Click for information on EEO is the Law.


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