Michigan State University College of Law invites applications for a two-year teaching fellowship in its Small Business & Nonprofit Clinic to start on or about August 1, 2012.
In coordination with Small Business & Nonprofit Clinic faculty and staff, the Fellow will supervise students in representing clients and in research, advocacy, and outreach projects, teach clinic 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 or practice, the law school will support the Fellow’s efforts at scholarly and law practice development including research and conference travel support. The Fellow will receive an annual salary of $40,000.00, together with benefits including retirement annuity and health and dental insurance. The Fellow will work under the direct supervision of the Director of the Small Business & Nonprofit Clinic, who will set forth job responsibilities in further detail.
· J.D. degree and admission to the State Bar of Michigan or ability to waive into the Michigan Bar.
· An ability to be proactive and work creatively and independently.
· Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
· Preference will be given to applicants with practice experience representing small businesses and nonprofit organizations, strong academic records and writing ability, a demonstrated commitment to public interest law, and potential for success as a teacher.
How to Apply:
Applications are now being accepted and will be considered on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply before March 1, 2012. To apply, mail or email your curriculum vitae, law school transcript, two (2) letters of recommendation and cover letter explaining your interest in the position to:
Professor Nicole S. Dandridge
Director, Small Business & Nonprofit Clinic
Michigan State University College of Law
610 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the Small Business & Nonprofit Clinic’s website at http://www.law.msu.edu/clinics/sbnp/index.html or contact Prof. Nicole S. Dandridge at email@example.com or 517-336-8088.