Michigan State University Law School - Immigration Clinic - Teaching Fellow

20 Jan 2012 11:27 AM | Anonymous
Michigan State University College of Law invites applications for a two-year teaching fellowship in its Immigration Law Clinic to start on or about July 1, 2012.

In coordination with Immigration Law Clinic faculty, the Fellow will supervise students in representing clients and in advocacy projects, teach clinic seminar classes, evaluate students and participate in the general development and functioning of the clinic.  In anticipation that the Fellow will pursue opportunities to enter a career in law teaching, the law school will support the Fellow’s efforts at scholarly development including research and conference travel support.  The Fellow will receive an annual salary of $50,000.00, together with benefits including retirement annuity and health and dental insurance.

Applicants must have a JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school and membership in a state bar. Preference will be given to applicants with practice experience representing noncitizens, strong academic records and writing ability, a demonstrated commitment to public interest law, and potential for success as a teacher. 

To apply, please submit a law school transcript, curriculum vitae and cover letter explaining your interest in the position to:

Professor Veronica Thronson

Director, Immigration Law Clinic

Michigan State University College of Law

                                    610 Abbot Road

                                    East Lansing, MI  48823

                                    veronica.thronson@law.msu.edu

Applications are now being accepted and will be considered on a rolling basis.  Applicants are encouraged to apply before February 3, 2012.

For more information about the Immigration Law Clinic, prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the Clinic’s website at http://www.law.msu.edu/clinics/immigration/about.html or contact David Thronson at david.thronson@law.msu.edu, 517-913-9674 or Veronica Thronson at veronica.thronson@law.msu.edu, 517-336-8088 x 1014.

Michigan State University College of Law is committed to the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and those whose background, experience, and perspective would contribute to diversity. 

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