UVA Director of Clinical Programs

16 Apr 2019 10:42 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Director of Clinical Programs.  This is an academic general faculty position on the teaching track. 

The Director of Clinical Programs will oversee all clinical programming at the Law School, including clinics directed by resident faculty and clinics staffed by adjunct faculty. The Director will ensure compliance with relevant educational standards and instructional expectations in each clinic. The Director will have primary responsibility for gathering information about and making recommendations on issues affecting clinics and clinical education at the Law School.  All of these duties of the Director will be performed within the broader and evolving experiential learning program at the Law School, in coordination with the Dean and Vice Dean. 

The Director will also design and direct a clinic that builds upon their expertise in legal practice and education.  In this role, the Director will be responsible for establishing the curriculum for the clinic, including its classroom component; securing appropriate client engagements; teaching, supervising and providing feedback to clinic students in all phases of their clinical work; managing the operation of the clinic; and, serving as counsel of record.  The Director may also be expected to teach an additional Law School course outside of the clinic.

For more information about the Law School’s current clinical offerings, see https://www.law.virginia.edu/academics/clinical-training.

A J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school or foreign equivalent degree is required. Candidates must have an active license to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and may be required to become licensed in Virginia, depending on the topic of clinical instruction. A commitment to teaching as well as excellent writing, editing, supervision, and advocacy skills are required. A competitive candidate will have significant practice experience, prior law school teaching experience, and demonstrated professional engagement.

The expectation is that the Director would start in summer 2019 in preparation for the 2019-20 academic year.  Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Upload the following materials at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs (Requisition number R0005067): Cover Letter, a Resume/CV, a detailed description of relevant law practice, teaching, and supervision experience and contact information for three references.

For questions about the application process, please contact Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor, nr7f@virginia.edu.

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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


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