CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks both entry-level and experienced candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor and Director of the Mediation Clinic.
Chapman University School of Law is a private, ABA-accredited law school in Orange County, California, one of the largest and most diverse counties in the nation. In the past several years, Chapman has undertaken a major expansion in the size of its faculty and range of its academic programs. Chapman now enjoys a student-faculty ratio of approximately 10:1, one of the lowest in American legal education. Its law faculty is also one of the most ideologically diverse in the country, and includes a Nobel-Laureate in Economics and four former Supreme Court law clerks. The School of Law offers a rigorous J.D. program with options for emphases programs in advocacy and dispute resolution; entertainment law; international law; environmental, land use and real estate law; and tax law. It also offers a joint J.D./M.B.A. program with the Argyros School of Business and Economics and a J.D./M.F.A. program with the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, as well as an LL.M. degree in taxation, and a general LL.M. degree with specialized emphases options.
Applicants must have a J.D., strong law school performance, ADR competitions experience (competing and coaching preferred), formal mediation training (advanced degree strongly preferred), and significant mediation experience.
The Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor and Director of the Mediation Clinic will be responsible for teaching mediation courses and assisting the director of the competitions program in administration and coaching of teams for ADR competitions. The individual may be asked to teach other lawyering skills courses. The individual will direct the Mediation Clinic. In addition to supervising the students in the clinic, the individual will be responsible for all administrative aspects of the clinic, including pursuing grant opportunities, engaging in general fundraising, and expanding mediation opportunities. The successful candidate will have a full-time, non-tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor level, depending on his or her experience and qualifications. The length of the initial contract will also depend on his or her experience and qualifications.
Chapman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing career opportunities to all people, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. All new employees of Chapman University are required to undergo a background check.
Contact: Please send letters of interest to Professor Celestine Richards McConville, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, Chapman University School of Law, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866.