18 Mar 2024 9:17 PM | Jodi Balsam (Administrator)

HOWARD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW is hiring a Supervising Attorney/Adjunct Professor for its Civil Rights Clinic.

The Howard University School of Law seeks to hire a part-time supervising attorney/adjunct instructor in its Civil Rights Clinic for the ’24-’25 academic year.

The successful candidate will teach the clinic seminar course and will supervise law students as they litigate on behalf of indigent clients in civil rights and social justice cases. Cases will include a range of civil rights areas such as qualified immunity, voting rights, employment discrimination, and unconstitutional prison conditions.  The docket is typically focused on appellate work but may also include trial level work.   This position offers a significant amount of flexibility and independence to pursue civil rights cases and causes of interest with an exciting group of law students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • JD;
  • At least 4 years of experience litigating civil rights matters, including appellate work;
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, civil and human rights, and working with a diverse group of students;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Appellate clerkship;
  • Demonstrated interest in teaching.

This is a part time, non-tenure track position.  Howard University School of Law is committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. We encourage applications those whose background, experience, and viewpoints contribute to the diversity of our institution. We are hiring at least one supervising attorney/adjunct instructor for this role and may open a second position as well (so people are welcome to apply together if you’d like to co-teach).

Interested persons should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, to Valerie Schneider, Director of the Clinical Law Center at and to Jessica Harris, Administrative Assistant at


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