The Refugee and Human Rights Clinic (RHRC), in collaboration with the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS), at U.C. Hastings is seeking applications for a two-‐ year teaching fellowship (July 2012-‐June 2014). The fellowship provides the opportunity to learn how to teach law in a clinical setting. The fellow will work under the supervision of the RHRC Director, and will share in the full-‐range of responsibilities of teaching the RHRC, including co-‐teaching the clinic seminar, and supervising the clinical students’ work.
For more information about the RHRC, you may go to: http://www.uchastings.edu/academics/clinical-‐programs/refugee-‐ human-‐rights/index.html
Experience in asylum, immigration or human rights law
Excellent academic record
Two to five years minimm practice experience, including some direct representation
Admission to a State bar
Excellent analytical and writing skills
Aptitude for student supervision
Prior teaching experienc is a plus; and
Bilingual ability in Spanish is desirable
Salary and benefits: The Fellow will receive a salary of $50,000 per year, with full benefits, which includes health, dental and vision care insurance plans.
To apply, send a resume, law school transcript, a writing sample, and a statement of interest by January 15, 2012. The statement should address: 1) why you are interested in this fellowship; 2) how your experiences make you particularly suitable to contribute to the Refugee and Human Rights Clinic; 3) your specific experience with asylum, or other immigration cases, and/or international human rights litigation or advocacy; 4) your professional goals and how this fellowship is related to your longer-‐term goals; 5) your understanding of the objectives of clinical teaching.
Address your application to: Clinical Fellowship, Refugee and Human Rights Clinic, U.C. Hastings, 200 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, or electronically to email@example.com. If you email, please put: “RHRC Fellowship Application” in the subject line of your email.