WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW is interested in hiring for a tenure-track or tenured clinical faculty position to begin in the fall semester of 2020. This faculty member will serve as the director for some of WVU Law’s nine legal clinics—including the Civil Litigation Clinic, Innocence Project, Veterans Advocacy Clinic, and Taxpayer Advocacy Clinic—and will supervise staff, staff attorneys, and adjunct faculty in those clinics. This faculty member also will collaborate with other faculty members who direct other clinics at WVU Law. While this position is a tenured or tenure-track position, candidates who are not currently in tenured or tenure-track faculty positions are encouraged to apply. Additional information about WVU Law’s clinical law program is available online at https://www.law.wvu.edu/clinical-law.
Candidates for this position must have substantial professional experience, including practice experience in areas such as family law, public benefits law, property law, consumer law, bankruptcy law, and/or other fields of educational value. Candidates must have a track record of strong engagement with public interest lawyering and/or the clinical legal education community.
Candidates also must have strong management skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Candidates will be expected to collaborate in their work with other legal clinics and departments within WVU Law, other colleges and departments within West Virginia University, other nonprofit legal organizations in the region, and various state and federal agencies.
WVU Law is committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and inclusive work force that includes diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, military service, disabilities, social background, and experience.
Appointment and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please submit an application, along with a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three or more references at: https://careers.wvu.edu/career-opportunities (Job Number 12507).