27 Sep 2018 1:11 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for the faculty position of Director of its longstanding Appellate Clinic. The Appellate Clinic is one of 18 law clinics and externships offered by the law school (http://law.wustl.edu/clinicaled/pages.aspx?id=6898). The new director will assume the position in January or July 2019.

The Clinic, through its second- and third-year law students, represents pro se litigants in cases on appeal in United States Courts of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Under the supervision of the director, students research and write motions and briefs and argue the cases.

The director will oversee all aspects of the Clinic, including the teaching of students (through one-on-one tutorials and a weekly seminar), supervision of and responsibility for student casework, identification and selection of clients, and day-to-day administration. The director will also teach non-clinic courses and assist other law school programs.


Candidates must be eligible to practice law in Missouri (i.e., must be a member of the Missouri bar or eligible for admission as a law teacher without examination pursuant to Missouri Supreme Court Rule 13.06). Candidates should have appellate practice experience, outstanding legal research and writing skills, and promise as a teacher and mentor for law students.

Application Process

Applicants must complete an online application by navigating to https://jobs.wustl.edu/ and searching for job opening number 41660.

In addition to completing the online application, applicants should submit a resume, law school transcript, references, and brief description of the candidate’s interest and qualifications to: Professor Robert Kuehn, Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Washington University School of Law, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1120, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899; rkuehn@wustl.edu.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.


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