UNH: Assistant or Associate Clinical Prof./Director of the Criminal Practice Clinic

15 Aug 2019 2:04 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FRANKLIN PIERCE SCHOOL OF LAW  (UNH Law), a national leader in public-interest law with a commitment to inclusion, diversity, and quality engagement for all, seeks to hire an Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor to serve as Director of the Criminal Practice Clinic to begin July 1, 2020.

The Director of the Criminal Practice Clinic is a full-time member of the law-school faculty who represents, and supervises and trains students to represent, indigent defendants in felony and misdemeanor prosecutions at the state and federal level, as well as in post-conviction proceedings.  The Director is also expected to teach associated courses such as criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, or trial advocacy; serve as one of the law school’s primary connections to the criminal bar; work with practicing attorneys and alumni to determine current needs in criminal-law practice; and participate in faculty governance.  UNH Law actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry.  Entry-level and early-career lateral candidates are encouraged to apply.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

To be considered, applicants must:

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Interest in producing and engaging with legal scholarship.

For complete details and to apply for this position, visit: https://jobs.usnh.edu/ and search for posting number PF0289FY20.  In your cover letter, please describe why you are interested in this position, what makes you a strong candidate, and how you meet the above-noted New Hampshire Judicial Council’s standards.  While all candidates are required to submit their applications via this centralized system, please feel free to direct any inquiries to Professor Ryan Vacca, Chair of the Appointments Committee, at ryan.vacca@law.unh.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  This position is open until filled, but it is advisable to apply by September 15, 2019.

UNH Law is situated in Concord, the capital of New Hampshire.  Concord is approximately an hour’s drive from Boston, the beautiful New Hampshire seacoast, and the White Mountains.  It is part of the University of New Hampshire, a major research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. The University of New Hampshire’s (UNH’s) main campus is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast.  UNH has a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with more than 600 full-time faculty, and offers 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

UNH is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.


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