THE UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a fellowship in its Mediation Clinic for Families and a new clinic on legal data and design. This public interest fellowship program offers attorneys who are interested in pursuing a law school teaching career exposure to clinical law teaching. The position would start on or about July 1, 2019, although this date is negotiable. We look forward to receiving your electronic application with a cover letter and resume and learning about your interest in and qualifications for our vacancy. Please save your cover letter and resume as one document and attach it in the resume location.
In coordination with Clinic faculty, the Fellow’s duties would include:
- Supervising and teaching students in the Mediation Clinic for Families. Clinic students represent clients in mediation and act as mediators. In addition to supervision, the Fellow would develop new mediation opportunities for students and explore policy initiatives related to mediation and dispute resolution.
- Assisting in developing a new clinic on legal data and design. This new clinic will teach and supervise clinic students who will represent organizational clients and provide them with technological tools and data analysis that will assist in litigation, lobbying, law reform, and public education.
- Engaging in clinic classroom teaching in coordination with clinic faculty.
The Fellow will also have opportunities to engage in academic scholarship and to explore teaching as a long-term profession, and will join UB’s community of other law teachers and Fellows within our Clinical Program and the School of Law. The Fellow may also have an opportunity to work with students in other clinics. This position is a full-time, year-round contractual appointment for up to three years.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- At least two years of experience as a practicing lawyer
- A strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability
- A commitment to work for low income clients
- A strong interest in teaching
- Be a member of the Maryland Bar or willing to become certified as a clinic supervising attorney under the Maryland Rules
- Experience in mediation.
- Qualifications as a Child Access Mediator in the Maryland Circuit Court.
- Willingness to learn new technologies.
- Familiarity with information design.
- Knowledge or willingness to learn the basics of Excel, SQL databases, and coding.
The position includes full benefits, including retirement plan, research support, and travel allowance.
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School of Law
Vacancy Number 300965
Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 04/04/19 Closes: Open Until Filled
Position is open until filled, and applications received by April 25, 2019 will receive priority consideration.