The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law - Clinical Faculty Postion

13 Jul 2011 10:06 AM | Laura McNally-Levine

The Moritz College of Law invites applications for the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Law in its Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic, to start in October or November 2011.  The Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic (EBLC) is a new transactional clinic that will provide students with the opportunity to represent entrepreneurs and their businesses while simultaneously supporting and furthering Ohio’s mission of sustained economic growth.  Students will work with clients on all phases of starting a business, including client intake, entity formation, legal business planning, and contract drafting (including employment and independent contractor contracts). When relevant for the client, students will also learn how to protect the intellectual property of a business.  The EBLC’s clinical professor will have several responsibilities, including 1) supervising law students who represent clients under the Ohio Supreme Court's student practice rule 2) classroom teaching of lawyering skills, and 3) engaging with the local and regional entrepreneurial community.           

We will consider all applicants; however, we prefer candidates with significant experience in representing entrepreneurs and early-stage companies.  Candidates should be admitted to the Ohio Bar or eligible for admission in Ohio. Finally, candidates should have an academic record that demonstrates potential for clinical teaching and clinical scholarship or preparation of clinical educational materials. The starting salary range will be $78,000 - $81,000 for a 12-month contract; full University fringe benefits are provided as well. The ideal starting date will be October 1, or as soon thereafter as possible.  The clinic will begin operating in January 2012.           

A resume, references, and cover letter should be submitted to Professor Paul Rose, Chair, EBLC Faculty Search Committee, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 55 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210. Send e-mail applications to Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled; preference will be given to applications received before August 15th.            

The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.


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