The University of Baltimore School of Law invites applications for a Fellowship in its Mediation Clinic for Families to start on or about July 1, 2012, although the start date is negotiable. This public interest fellowship program offers practicing attorneys exposure to law school clinical teaching.
The Fellow's duties include direct supervision of clinic students in the Mediation Clinic for Families, representing clients who have family mediation issues, classroom teaching in coordination with clinic faculty, and developing new mediation opportunities for students. Fellows may also pursue other professional goals, including opportunities for scholarship.
This position is a contractual appointment for up to two years and can be extended for a third year under certain circumstances.
Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; at least two years of experience as a practicing lawyer including experience in mediation; a strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability; a commitment to work for low income clients, and a strong interest in teaching. Qualification as a Child Access Mediator in the Maryland Circuit Court is strongly preferred and the Fellow must be a member of the Maryland Bar or eligible to sit for the February or July 2012 Bar.
Salary: The current salary is $50,000 (teaching only) or $55,000 (teaching with publication obligation). The position includes full benefits, including retirement annuities, research support, and travel allowance.
Applications are now being accepted. The deadline for letters of interest and resumes is February 1, 2012.
For detailed job descriptions of the position, please view our website at http://law.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=541.
To apply, submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Professor of Law
University of Baltimore School of Law
40 W. Chase Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: 410-837-4094; Fax: 410-837-4776