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  • 07 Feb 2024 2:18 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL seeks applications for a clinical fellowship in the Family Justice Litigation Clinic, beginning on July 1, 2024. The Fellow will have the title of Visiting Associate Professor of Clinical Law. Fellows receive an annual stipend, health insurance, tuition benefits, and other benefits associated with a full-time position at GW.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities: 

    The Fellow will be based in the Family Justice Litigation Clinic but may also teach and supervise in the Family Law Division of the Access to Justice Clinic. The Clinics represent clients in domestic relations and domestic violence matters and seek to address and enhance access to justice generally. Friedman Fellows supervise law students and teach in the classroom alongside experienced clinical faculty.

    Throughout their time in residence, Fellows receive support and guidance in teaching and supervising law students and in producing scholarship for publication. The program provides Fellows with mentorship and support from the faculty and administration and resources to enter the full-time teaching market in clinical and doctrinal positions. Fellows are also integrated into the full-time faculty and invited to attend all scholarly presentations, faculty meetings, and to join the faculty of GW’s award-winning first-year Inns of Court Program which focuses on community-building, professional identity formation, and career development.

    We currently seek applications from candidates with strong academic and lawyering experience.  A competitive applicant will have relevant experience in family law, domestic violence law, access to justice work; teaching; and/or related public interest litigation and/or criminal law litigation. We particularly seek applicants who took a clinic in law school and who have an interest in law school teaching. Fellows will be hired on a 12-month contract and will be eligible for renewal after the first year. 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    J.D.; at least two years practice experience especially in legal services, litigation, domestic violence law, family law, criminal defense or prosecution; commitment to serving individuals from under-represented communities; strong written and oral advocacy skills; excellent time management, priority-setting, and organizational skills; strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and demonstrated ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.  Fellows must be members in good standing of a state bar. Candidates who are not members of the D.C. Bar must be eligible for immediate waiver into the D.C. Bar.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    By February 24, 2024, applicants should send a letter of interest addressed to Dean Laurie  S. Kohn, a resume, a list of references, a short writing sample, and a complete law school transcript to Questions can also be submitted to

    Background Screening:

    Successful completion of a background screening will be required as a condition of hire.

    Request Accommodations:

    If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or to apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting The Equal Employment Office and Employee Relations by email at, by phone at 202-994-9656, or by fax at 202-994-9658.

    EEO Statement:

    The University and the Law School have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women, persons of color, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

     Applicant Documents (Required Documents):

    1)        Cover Letter

    2)        Curriculum Vita/Resume

    3)        Contact Information for References

    4)        Complete Law School Transcript

  • 07 Feb 2024 2:11 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW is hiring a Staff Attorney for their Texas Access to Justice Foundation Law Clinic’s Foster Youth Transition Project. The TAJF Clinic Attorney will practice law, collaborate with clinic staff, oversee law students, and engage in community legal education in an effort to address the legal needs of youth who have experienced foster care and are transitioning into independent living. The position is funded by the Texas Access to Justice Foundation specifically for the purposes of working with foster youth in the following seven-county region: Erath, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, and Tarrant. This position is funded only through December 2025 but may be subject to renewal.

    The TAJF Law Clinic Attorney will:

    ·       Represent youth and young adults who experienced foster care and need assistance clearing legal issues that help them operate independently;

    ·       Work with TAMU Clinic Directors to determine if existing clinic resources can be used to assist the youth and young adults who experienced foster care;

    ·       Work with social services providers to ensure that youth and young adults who experienced foster care have the information they need to properly access public benefits, including their educational stipends and waivers;

    ·       Provide outreach to our youth and evaluate where the greatest need for legal assistance exists in our 7-county area;

    ·       Supervise the work of law students who work on legal matters to help youth and young adults who experienced foster care; and

    ·       Work with others to submit grant reports and evaluate which programs materially improve outcomes over time.

    Required Education and Experience: 

    ·       Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    ·       Five (5) years of experience in public benefits, family law, and/or working with youth in

    a legal practice.

    Required Licenses and Certifications:

    ·       Licensed by State Bar of Texas for a minimum of 5 years.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    ·       Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.

    ·       Knowledge of legal research systems.

    ·       Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

    ·       Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    ·       Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

    ·       Ability to supervise law students and assign and review their work.


    CLIENT REPRESENTATION - Represents youth and young adults who experienced foster care in a variety of matters that can include family law, name changes, criminal record sealing, appeals of denials of public benefits, administrative agency advocacy, and related court or agency appearances.  Handles or supervises all aspects of cases, including representing clients at court and administrative hearings.

    STUDENT SUPERVISION - Works with existing Law Clinic Directors and law students to provide legal services to young adults impacted by foster care in a professional manner that upholds and enhances the reputation of the Law Clinic. Supervises law student work, including letters, emails, contracts, and court documents.

    GRANT ADMINISTRATION - Provides organizational and administrative support in Law Clinic operations, specifically complying with grant reports and other requirements.

    COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT - Works with community partners to coordinate legal service deliver and community legal education.

    What you need to know

    Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

    A cover letter and resume are strongly recommended. You may upload these in the CV/Resume section.

    Our Commitment

    Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

    Who we are

    At Texas A&M University School of Law (in Fort Worth, Texas) we instill in our graduates a knowledge of the law, key professional skills and core values that set the Aggie Lawyer apart. Texas A&M University School of Law is an integral part of Texas A&M University, one of a select few institutions nationwide to hold land grant, sea grant and space grant designations. As Texas' first public institution, Texas A&M offers 101 doctoral programs and 151 master’s programs, in addition to the J.D. law degree. Many of these programs have attained top rankings and national recognition for quality by the National Research Council (NRC).

    Why Texas A&M University?

    We are a prestigious university with strong traditions, Core Values, and a community of caring and collaboration.

    ·                Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance with Texas A&M contributing to employee health and basic life premiums

    ·                12-15 days of annual paid holidays 

    ·                Up to eight hours of paid sick leave and at least eight hours of paid vacation each month

    ·                Automatic enrollment in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas 

    ·                Health and Wellness: Free exercise programs and release time

    ·                Professional Development: All employees have access to free LinkedIn Learning training, webinars, and limited financial support to attend conferences, workshops, and more.

    ·                Employee Tuition Assistance and Educational Release time  for completing a degree while a Texas A&M employee.


    Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application. Please apply by clicking here: 

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

  • 07 Feb 2024 1:59 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW'S Clinical Program is excited to announce openings for two post-graduate fellowships to begin on August 1, 2024. These fellowships offer a unique opportunity to grow as effective lawyers and advocates while developing clinical teaching skills.

    Emory School Of Law: Barton Child and Policy Center Fellowship


    Emory University School of Law’s Clinical Program is excited to announce openings for a post-graduate fellowship to begin on August 1, 2024. These fellowships offer a unique opportunity to grow as effective lawyers and advocates while developing clinical teaching skills.

    Barton Child Law and Policy Center: The Barton Child Law and Policy Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for a recent law school graduate to gain experience in policy development, legislative advocacy, and clinical teaching in the field of child and family law with a specialized focus on child welfare and youth justice. The fellowship is designed for an early-career lawyer who wants to advance their professional skills in an educational setting. The 2024-2026 Child Law and Policy Fellow will assist with research, policy development, capacity-building, community partnerships, teaching and supervision of clinical students, and advocacy in furtherance of the Barton Center's mission. The fellow will work closely with Barton Center faculty and staff, and will report directly to the Executive Director of the Barton Center.

    For more information and to apply, navigate to Emory University’s Careers link. Job number 124119.



    Emory University School of Law’s Clinical Program is excited to announce openings for a post-graduate fellowship to begin on August 1, 2024. These fellowships offer a unique opportunity to grow as effective lawyers and advocates while developing clinical teaching skills.

    Turner Environmental Law Clinic: The Turner Environmental Law Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for a recent law school graduate to gain experience in environmental advocacy, policy development, and clinical education, with a specialized focus on clean and sustainable energy, regenerative agriculture and local food systems, natural resource protection, and environmental justice. The fellowship is designed for an early-career lawyer who wants to advance their professional skills in an educational setting. The 2024-2026 Environmental Law Fellow will assist with legal research, transactional negotiations, policy development, litigation, capacity-building, community partnerships, teaching and supervision of clinical students, and advocacy in furtherance of the Turner Clinic’s mission. The fellow will work closely with Turner Clinic faculty, staff, and students, and will report directly to the Director of the Turner Clinic.

    For more information and to apply, navigate to Emory University’s Careers link. Job number 124112.

  • 07 Feb 2024 1:55 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT SCHOOL OF LAW seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Law to teach in its first-year Legal Practice Program (“LP Program”), commencing in the fall of 2024. The LP Program at UConn Law School is an integrated three-term, seven-credit program that provides experiential training in legal writing, legal research, negotiation, interviewing, counseling, and oral advocacy.

    This position affords an opportunity to teach Legal Practice during the fall and spring semesters and interterms; to develop curriculum and assignments to advance students’ lawyering skills; to teach in a classroom setting; and to teach through experiential, and simulated lawyering exercises. Although LP professors work collaboratively, each LP professor has significant discretion with respect to the organization and management of their sections of the LP course.

    The UConn School of Law is especially interested in candidates who will add to the diversity of our faculty and community. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups and other candidates with experiences, backgrounds, and viewpoints that will enrich the diversity of our institution.


    · A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school.

    · Excellent legal writing and legal research skills.

    · Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.

    · Three years of legal practice experience.


    · Experience teaching legal research and writing.

    · Significant legal experience, including legal writing, client interviewing, client counseling, and oral advocacy.

    · Experience teaching law in a clinical environment or a classroom.

    · Enthusiasm for learning pedagogy and applying it to the LP Program.

    · Demonstrated willingness to keep abreast of legal developments and to continuously improve course content.

    · Demonstrated interest in and involvement with the legal writing community and/or professional organizations related to teaching legal writing, lawyering skills, or law.

    · Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the legal academy and/or profession.


    This is a full-time appointment for a non-tenure-track, long-term-contract-eligible position. The initial appointment will be for one year with the potential for renewals based on performance. Salary will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience. Candidates should expect to work at the Law School located in Hartford, Connecticut. Additional information and the application portal can be found here:

  • 07 Feb 2024 1:49 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    SYRACUSE COLLEGE OF LAW,, a private, educationally innovative, and globally engaged R1 research university, invites inquiries, applications, and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Law. Founded in 1895, the College of Law is committed to offering a rigorous and practical legal education that prepares students for modern legal practice and to shaping law and public policy through cutting-edge scholarship.

    A leader in legal education, Syracuse College of Law offers students the opportunity to earn their JD through two routes: (1) its long-standing Residential Program (JDr) and (2) JDinteractive (JDi), the nation's first fully interactive, primarily online law degree program. In addition, the College of Law offers a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) for foreign lawyers, an accelerated Juris Doctor (J.D.) Program for Foreign Law Graduates, a LLM in advocacy, and an S.J.D.

    The College of Law capitalizes on Syracuse University’s strength as a major research University by offering JD students the opportunity to pursue a variety of joint degree options, including a joint degree with the nation’s leading public policy program (the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, located a five-minute walk from the College of Law) and the nation’s first online joint JD/MBA. As of Fall 2024, the College of Law will also offer a joint JD/LLM in advocacy, allowing students to more fully benefit from the College’s long-standing strength in advocacy education. Additionally, the College capitalizes on the University’s subject matter strengths with four centers of excellence recognized in its new strategic plan: disability law and policy, national security, innovation and technology commercialization, and advocacy.

    Reporting to the Provost, the Dean should be a strategic, collaborative, and communicative leader who guides faculty, staff, and students with empathy, integrity, and enthusiasm. The Dean should have a track record of distinguished management and administration and be deeply committed to student success, high-quality education, scholarship, and public engagement. The Dean should also have the organizational and leadership skills necessary to attract and retain human and financial resources and strong interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for engaging—in-person and online—with all College of Law constituencies. In addition, the ideal candidate should have a sophisticated understanding of the changing landscape of legal education, respect and appreciation for shared governance, fundraising experience, and a strong commitment to the College's role as an innovator in legal education.

    The Dean will be responsible for leading the College of Law community to execute a strategic vision that collaboratively builds upon its foundation of innovative and successful programs to further distinguish the College within legal academia. Syracuse College of Law faculty, staff, students, alumni, and Board of Advisors look forward to working with a leader who is energetic, creative, supportive, and able to inspire its diverse and highly engaged community. The Dean must be committed to promoting diversity among students, faculty, and staff and eager to promote its advantages to a variety of constituents. The Dean will be expected to maintain and reinvigorate close relationships with College alumni and donors to enhance current revenue sources while also identifying new ones. More information can be found at

    The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in leadership, strong management skills, a J.D. degree or its equivalent, and demonstrated commitment to service, the legal profession, and the public.

    WittKieffer is assisting Syracuse University in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by March 11, 2024 and submitted through WittKieffer's

    Nominations and inquiries can be directed to:

    Werner Boel, LL.M. and Ashlee Winters Musser

    The target salary range for this position is between $425,000 and $525,000 annually, commensurate with experience.

    Syracuse University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status

  • 02 Feb 2024 11:28 AM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    NORTHWESTERN PRITZKER SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for full-time, benefits-eligible, faculty positions in the Bluhm Legal Clinic. Candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of Clinical Professor of Law, Associate Clinical Professor of Law, or Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    Northwestern seeks applicants with distinguished academic credentials, a record of or potential for excellence in teaching, and an exemplary career in a relevant practice area. A history of or potential for high scholarly achievement is a plus. Practice specialties of particular interest include: housing and eviction defense; international human rights; wrongful convictions; and LGBTQIA+-related advocacy. Northwestern welcomes applications from candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our faculty and community. Positions are full-time appointments with long-term contract protections and governance rights.

    Candidates must have a J.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree, and five years of relevant practice experience. Candidates must also be eligible to join the Illinois bar. Candidates should apply directly through our online application system at the links listed below. Specific letters of interest should be addressed to the co-chairs of the Clinical Appointments Committee, Lynn Cohn and Esther Barron, ( and

    Please use the following links to access descriptions and the application pages for each available position: click here for housing and eviction defense; here for international human rights; here for wrongful convictions; and here for LGBTQIA+ advocacy.

    The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today.

    Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Click for information on EEO is the Law.

  • 01 Feb 2024 8:20 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)
    • THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF LAW, SAN FRANCISCO is hiring adjunct professors. The University of California College of Law, San Francisco(“College” or “UC Law SF”) was founded in 1878 as the law department of the University of California and was the first law school in California. UC Law SF serves society as a center of higher learning committed to exceptional teaching, influential scholarship, and exemplary public service. We provide a rigorous, innovative, and inclusive legal education that prepares diverse students to excel as professionals, advance the rule of law, and further justice. UC Law SF seeks candidates for appointment as Adjunct Professor of Law. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

      UC Law SF Adjunct Professors reflect the rich array of opportunities available to our students upon graduation. They include judges, regulators, partners at leading plaintiff and defense firms, corporate and in-house counsel, prosecutors and public defenders, arbitrators and mediators, and directors of legal services organizations. They serve as instructors and as bridges to practice for our students who look to them as role models and sources of inspiration. Many UC Law SF Adjunct Professors are graduates of UC Law SF.

      UC Law SF is particularly interested in receiving applications from adjunct faculty candidates who reflect the breadth and diversity of the legal profession in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are also open to hiring judges and practitioners who are not located in the Bay Area but who might be able to teach classes online, though we are an in-person program and strongly prefer to offer instruction in person on our campus, which is located in the Civic Center in San Francisco.

      While we welcome applications from persons interested in teaching courses not listed below, UC Law SF seeks Adjunct Professors to help staff the following areas of the curriculum:

    •  Asynchronous Classes for Master of Studies in Law Candidates
    • Online courses by lawyers for nonlawyers who intersect with the law
    • Bar Success Classes
    • Writing successful bar exam essays
    • Clinic
    • Government Law Clinic
    • Doctrinal classes:
    • Construction law
    • Legal ethics and professional responsibility (including criminal litigation ethics)
    • Mergers and acquisitions law
    • Racial justice
    • Reproductive justice
    • Practice-related and skills courses:
    • Contract drafting
    • Depositions
    • Law practice management
    • Legal writing and advanced legal writing
    • Negotiation
    • Technology and the Practice of Law
    • Skills classes training students how to use technology to aid in the practice of law
    • Product counsel
    • AI and the Law

    In addition, we hope to expand our upper division criminal law offerings, including policing and accountability, comparative criminal law, and factual investigation. We are also eager to train practitioners to help provide 1-1 advising to students on legal analysis and legal writing as part of our Legal Writing Resource Center or our Office of Academic Skills Instruction and Support.

    Applicants must have a JD and have passed a bar exam; at least five years of practice experience; a strong academic background; and a commitment to modeling the highest of professional standards as well as to teaching law. No prior teaching experience is required, but the College's practice is to vet and mentor aspiring new faculty by first asking them to deliver guest lectures. Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume, and description of teaching interests and experience via email to Director of Academic Program Services Maria Burgos at Applicants may also send an optional statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

    Successful candidates will teach courses mutually agreed upon during the fall, spring, and/or summer academic terms. Note that curricular needs vary over time. Compensation is based on course load and experience. Adjunct faculty are supported and evaluated by Provost & Academic Dean Morris Ratner. Salary Range: $__ – $___ / course unit, depending on experience teaching at the College.

    Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact Human Resources if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

    UC Law SF is an equal opportunity employer. UC Law SF strives to provide a diverse and inclusive educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding and respect. UC Law SF is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • 01 Feb 2024 11:07 AM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL is growing its in-house clinical programs. The Law School is conducting a search for one or more clinical professors to launch new clinics that will complement our seven current in-house clinics and our extensive externship program.

    We invite applicants to propose the focus, design, and priorities of a new clinic that furthers the Law School’s Catholic mission. Potential focus areas include, but are not limited to, housing, veterans, intellectual property, tax, disability, and civil rights. The Law School has a particular interest in service to those in poverty. The starting date for new clinics is flexible.

    The clinician will oversee every aspect of the clinic’s work, including developing clients, managing cases, supervising students, and teaching the clinical seminar. The Law School supports, but does not require, formal scholarship by clinical professors. Clinicians may, but are not required to, teach courses outside of their clinic.

    Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, an excellent academic record, and at least 3-5 years of experience in practice. Prior law school teaching, and particularly clinical teaching, is valued. Applicants should also have a license to practice in the State of Indiana or be licensed in another jurisdiction and willing to apply for admission to the Indiana bar.

    As part of a Catholic university, Notre Dame Law School aims to educate lawyers and sustain a community of scholars who understand law as a vocation—a way to serve God and humanity. Our Catholic mission also moves us to be open and welcoming to people of all viewpoints and religious traditions.

    Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity Employer of all persons and protected classes, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

    Application Instructions
    Applicants should apply through Interfolio at this link:

    Please submit a C.V. and cover letter addressed to Professor Robert Jones, Associate Dean for Experiential Programs. The cover letter should include a brief description of the clinic you hope to teach at Notre Dame Law School and how it would benefit society and our students. Your cover letter should also include a short explanation of your particular interest in Notre Dame and its Catholic mission.

    The Law School will consider applications on a rolling basis. Applications for clinics that would launch in Fall 2024 should be submitted by February 23, 2024.

  • 30 Jan 2024 2:40 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    THE UMKC SCHOOL OF LAW is hiring up to two Lawyering Skills faculty members to teach the first year Lawyering Skills sequence, along with one upper-level course based on the needs of the school and based on in the faculty member’s area of expertise, and to assist in our nationally recognized bar preparation program. They teach and work with between 35-50 students per semester in the Lawyering Skills sections. Lawyering Skills faculty members have voting rights in faculty meetings.

    Our Legal Writing program is nationally recognized for excellence, rated in the top 20 schools in the US News & World Report ranking. The program is an autonomous but highly collaborative program. Faculty in the program work together to design problems, train and supervise teaching assistants, and develop curricula and pedagogies. The Lawyering Skills faculty at UMKC have over 75 years of combined experience in the field. We are looking for applicants who can serve our diverse student body, which includes students from multifarious cultures and underserved backgrounds and communities.


    A J.D. or equivalent degree is required for the position of Lawyering Skills faculty. The rank of said faculty will be assigned commensurate with experience as Assistant Clinical Professor, Associate Clinical Professor, or Clinical Professor.

    Candidates will be evaluated on teaching presentation, oral communication, teaching philosophy, prior experience, student evaluations, teaching materials, ability to collaborate with other faculty, service to the university and the profession, ability to critique student work in a clear and helpful manner.

    Anticipated Hiring Range

    The anticipated hiring range for this position has been established as $75,000 - $130,000 annually dependent on rank, qualifications and experience.

    Salary is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to the individual’s particular combination of education, skills, and experience, as well as organizational requirements.

    Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Missouri provides generous leave, health plans, and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

    Application Materials

    The Faculty Appointments Committee of the School of Law will review applications made through the UMKC Human Resources portal. For consideration, you must apply online at, click in Academic Positions (Job Opening ID 50252.)

    Please combine all application materials (application form, personal letter of interest and applicable experience with accompanying curriculum vitae and a current list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document not to exceed 11MB and upload as your resume attachments. Limit document name to 50 characters and do not include any special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

    • For questions about the position, please contact:

    Professor Rana Lehr-Lehnardt

    Chair, Faculty Appointment Committee

    UMKC School of Law

    • If you are experiencing technical problems during application, please email .
    • Reasonable accommodations may be requested during the application and recruitment process. If you need an accommodation, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

    The Faculty Appointments Committee of the School of Law will review initial applications and materials of finalists may be shared with all faculty in all departments involved.

    Full Time/Part Time

    These are 9-month, benefit-eligible, non-tenure track positions. These positions are on tracks towards long term (three-year rolling) contracts. The positions will begin in Fall 2024.

    Application Deadline

    Application review will begin on February 22, 2024. Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.

    Other Information

    UMKC is a public, urban, research university with more than 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. It is part of the larger University of Missouri System. Our university is committed to being a model urban university that is recognized for our partnerships with surrounding urban communities to effectively foster a healthy, safe, and more economically secure quality of life.

    UMKC is the urban law school of the University of Missouri System and is located on a beautifully landscaped campus in the Country Club Plaza area of Kansas City, Missouri, a vibrant metropolitan area of more than two million people, which offers courses leading to J.D., M.L.S., or LL.M. degrees for approximately 400 students. It benefits from a dedicated and diverse faculty and staff, a strong university with opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, and exceptional community and alumni support. The law school includes a state-of-the-art teaching courtroom and an appellate courtroom. For more information, please visit our website:

    Benefit Eligibility

    This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

    Values Commitment

    We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

    In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

    To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

    Changes to Academic Posting Template:

    A City on the Rise: Big City Life and Midwest Charm, Kansas City offers the best of both worlds - a vibrant, urban community with midwestern appeal and an affordable cost of living. The university is located in a Kansas City metropolitan area that is among the most entrepreneurial cities in America with a population of more than 2.4 million. Our UMKC campuses are centered in the hubs of business activity, cultural arts, (some great barbeque and ethnic cuisine!) and health science research engagement for both the Volker and Health Sciences campuses. Our community boasts championship professional athletic teams, NASCAR racing, and a rich history of music and performing arts. Our beautiful state provides rivers, lakes, biking/hiking trails and mountains for outdoor enthusiasts all within an easy drive.

    UMKC is proud to be “Kansas City’s university,” and the campus and its people celebrate all the characteristics of the surrounding community. To learn more about life in Kansas City and find more resources, visit

  • 30 Jan 2024 2:28 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    CHICAGO-KENT COLLEGE OF LAW, ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, is now accepting applications in the C-K Law Group for a full-time in-house clinical faculty member from accomplished attorneys who have an established practice in one of these areas: Plaintiffs Employment Law, Intellectual Property, Business/Commercial Transactions, or Criminal Defense.

    The successful candidate already has a robust client base. As a clinical professor, primary duties include teaching enrolled law student interns experiential lawyering skills, supervising their assigned client case work, and mentoring them through the myriad of associated professional duties and issues. A Juris Doctor from an ABA approved law school is required as well as an active Illinois License, or ability to be admitted by motion to the Illinois Bar.

    The salary for this position will be based, in part, on the attorney’s experience, but a significant determining factor will also be the amount of fees the attorney is able to generate from the clients they represent. The position carries University benefits including, but not limited to, medical, dental, group life insurance, and a retirement plan


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