THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position in its Economic Justice Clinic (EJC) beginning Fall 2020. Academic rank and salary will depend on experience and qualifications.
EJC works to reduce structural inequality and promote equitable economic development in low-income communities through direct representation of individuals and legal support for community-based organizing efforts in the areas of workers’ rights, housing, and grassroots entrepreneurship. This position involves teaching primarily in the clinical law program, with opportunities to teach elsewhere in the curriculum. Clinic faculty supervise students in all aspects of direct client representation and community-based projects, and teach clinical skills classes. For additional information, visit http://lawschool.unm.edu/clinic/sections/economic-justice-clinic.html.
We value candidates from diverse backgrounds and perspectives as we work toward enriching our students’ learning through inclusion and enhancing the faculty’s academic mission of research, teaching, service, and community engagement in New Mexico, the United States, and the world. Women in the STEM disciplines, under‐ represented racial and ethnic minorities, groups historically marginalized in American life, individuals with disabilities, and those from rural origins, first‐generation college experience, veteran status, and entry-level and experienced clinicians are encouraged to apply.
The School of Law’s Clinical Law Program, widely regarded as one of the finest in the country, is committed to serving low-income clients, increasing access to justice for those historically underserved, and to advocating for social justice. The UNM School of Law is nationally recognized for innovative classes that combine law practice skills training with doctrinal instruction and a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio.
Official job description and the online application for this opening can be found in the UNM Jobs portal https://unm.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=13&c=unm&id=9610&m=-1&u=16023. The for best consideration date is September 22, 2019. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. For more information regarding the job postings, contact:
Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee
UNM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.