Harvard Law School-Clinical Instructor position

03 Nov 2011 8:29 PM | Deleted user

Our clinic is looking for a new clinical instructor who will also serve as a Lecturer on Law to teach Negotiation Workshop during the spring semester. The job starts July 1, 2012 for a three year term: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=25290BR

The successful candidate will play a central role in helping to innovate, manage, and supervise the Law School’s vigorous and expanding program in negotiation, mediation, dispute resolution, and ADR.  The Clinical Instructor and Lecturer on Law will work directly with the Director of the Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program but is also expected to be engaged broadly in the life of the Law School and in the life of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. For more information on the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program, visit:  www.law.harvard.edu/negotiation.

Duties and Responsibilities: Reports to Director of Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program. Will assist in continuing to build, plan, and administer  clinical program in negotiation, mediation, and dispute resolution. Responsible for developing student projects and for building and maintaining client relationships. Will help develop training curriculum and materials for students in program. Will supervise and mentor students, including meeting regularly to discuss developments in their projects, and providing regular, detailed feedback. Will help supervise administrative aspects of program, including case management and development, web resources, and publicity. Will serve as Lecturer on Law during Spring semester, leading section in Spring Negotiation Workshop under direction of the Program Director. Duties as lecturer include course planning, preparation and delivery of lectures, supervision of and feedback to students, and working collaboratively with the other members of the teaching team for the spring course. Note: This is a 3-year term appointment from July 1, 2012 though June 30, 2015.

Basic qualifications: JD; experience with theory and practice of negotiation, mediation, dispute systems design, or alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Additional qualifications: 1+ yrs business and/or legal experience with focus on negotiation and dispute resolution desirable as is some experience in clinical legal setting or direct supervision and mentoring of young attorneys or professionals. Should be passionate about working with students and about developing field of negotiation and dispute resolution, and have long term interest in pursuing career in negotiation and dispute resolution. Superior interpersonal skills, proven capacity to work as a team member, sound judgment, an entrepreneurial attitude, exceptional ethical standards, strong mentoring ability, deft management skills, and outstanding writing and verbal skills required.


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