University of California-Hastings Teaching Fellowship

01 Dec 2011 6:50 PM | Deleted user

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:­‐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 If you email, please put: “RHRC Fellowship Application” in the subject line of your email.


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