Clinical Instructor at Tulane Environmental Law Clinic

22 Mar 2019 2:07 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

TULANE LAW SCHOOL seeks to hire one or more full-time Clinical Instructors in its Environmental Law Clinic (TELC). Founded in 1989, the TELC is among the first wave of environmental law clinics in the country and remains one of the largest. Since its inception, TELC has provided free legal representation and community outreach on environmental and public access issues to hundreds of low-income individuals, community groups and environmental groups in Louisiana, including disproportionately impacted low-income, minority fenceline communities along the Mississippi River industrial corridor. For more on TELC, see our webpage at

The Clinical Instructor will educate law students engaged in the representation of clinic clients before agencies and courts in environmental and public access matters.

The position has year-round case management responsibilities, with no teaching obligations in the summer.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A J.D. from an ABA-accredited Law School, where s/he excelled academically
  • Three years of relevant experience
  • Louisiana bar membership or ability to sit for the Louisiana Bar
  • An interest in clinical education
  • An ability to work with and take direction from the TELC Director
  • An ability to serve as a role model for law students in terms of ethics, writing, oral advocacy, and commitment to excellence.

Additional Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this position has three or more years of proven litigation and environmental law experience as well as superior research and writing skills. Teaching and supervision experience are preferred. The ability to work sensitively with a diverse population of clients and students is essential.

This position is a non-tenure track faculty appointment as a Clinical Instructor to a two-year contract, which may be renewed for additional two or five year terms. The preferred start date is no later than July 1, 2019.

Tulane Law School is committed to faculty diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants.

To learn more about the law school, visit our website at 

Application Instructions:

All applications must include a cover letter, résumé/CV, a list of at least three references (letters are preferred, but names and current e-mail and/or telephone contact information are acceptable), a law school transcript (unofficial copy is fine), and a legal writing sample. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by Friday, April 5, 2019. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis, and may be called for a preliminary round of Skype interviews, possibly followed by an on-campus, call back interview. If you have any questions please contact Lisa Jordan, Director of the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, at

Applications are accepted exclusively through Interfolio at the following link:  


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