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  • 16 Nov 2023 12:48 PM | Lauren Godshall (Administrator)

    FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW welcomes applications for appointment to the position of Associate or Full Professor of Law and Director of Legal Research and Writing to administer and direct the College of Law’s Legal Research and Writing Program and to teach Legal Research and Writing I and II courses on a full-time basis at its Orlando, Florida, location starting in the 2024- 2025 academic year. Responsibilities of the Director include teaching one section of first-year Legal Research & Writing I and II each term, developing uniform research and writing assignments in consultation with other Legal Writing Instructors, and administering and overseeing the program. This position is a full-time tenure track or tenured faculty position. The Director of Legal Research and Writing position is a nine (9) month contractual position. Ideally, applicants should have five (5) or more years of teaching experience at the law school level, academic records denoting excellence, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching, scholarship research, and service.

    The Legal Writing Director will have responsibility for administering our program and may teach in either the day or evening programs, depending on curricular needs.

    Located in downtown Orlando, the law school has an enrollment of more than 400 full and part-time students. The College of Law boasts a diverse faculty composed of productive scholars from nearly every walk of legal life. Increasing the number of minority lawyers in Florida able to practice law upon passing the bar is central to the College's legislative mission.

    Minimum Qualifications: Applicants for this position must possess a JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school, be admitted to the bar in any state, have a strong academic record, and have excellent writing and communication skills. Applicants should have at least five (5) years of legal work experience beyond graduation from their JD degree. Preference will be given to candidates with strong post-law school experience as instructors or professors at the college, university, and law school levels; in the practice of law; and as judicial law clerks at the federal and state levels.

    Additional Details: Florida A&M University College of Law is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Contact: Applicants may direct inquiries to Professors Jeffery Brown and Professor Rhonda Reaves, Co-Chairs, Faculty Recruitment Committee, Florida A&M University College of Law, 201 FAMU Law Lane, Orlando, FL 32801.

    Email:  law.frc@famu.edu


  • 16 Nov 2023 12:44 PM | Lauren Godshall (Administrator)

    FLORIDA A&M UNVIERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW welcomes applications for the position of Assistant Dean or Associate Dean for Skills Instruction and Experiential Learning on a full-time basis at its Orlando, Florida, location starting in the 2024- 2025 academic year. Responsibilities of the Assistant/Associate Dean will include (a) management and supervision of the Legal Research and Writing, Academic Success, and Clinic Directors and programs; (b) training and development of all faculty teaching simulation courses; and (c) management of the College’s compliance with applicable accreditation Standards and best practices in experiential learning. This position is a full-time tenure track or tenured faculty position. The position is a twelve (12) month contractual position.  Ideally, applicants should have seven (7) or more years of teaching experience at the law school level, academic records denoting excellence, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching, scholarship research, and service.

    Located in beautiful and sunny downtown Orlando - one of the most highly sought venues in the southeastern United States - the College is housed in a160,000 square foot, modern facility. The College of Law has a current enrollment of more than 400 full and part-time students. The student body ranks as one of the most diverse in the nation. The College of Law boasts a diverse faculty composed of thoughtful and productive scholars from nearly every walk of legal life, including diplomatic, military, and government service, large and small private law practice, international organizations, and the judiciary. Increasing the number of minority lawyers in Florida able to practice law upon passing the bar is central to the College's legislative mandate.

    Minimum Qualifications: Applicants for this position must possess a JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school, be admitted to the bar in any state, have a strong academic record, and have excellent writing and communication skills. Applicants should have at least ten (10) years of legal work experience beyond graduation from their JD degree. Preference will be given to candidates with strong post-law school experience as instructors or professors at the college, university, and law school levels; in the practice of law; and as judicial law clerks at the federal and state levels.

    Additional Details: Florida A&M University College of Law is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Contact: Applicants may direct inquiries to Professors Jeffery Brown and Professor Rhonda Reaves, Co-Chairs, Faculty Recruitment Committee, Florida A&M University College of Law, 201 FAMU Law Lane, Orlando, FL 32801.

    Email:  law.frc@famu.edu


  • 15 Nov 2023 4:43 PM | Mike Murphy (Administrator)

    FORDHAM UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applicants for a clinical teaching fellow for its Entrepreneurial Law Program and Clinic. Founded in 2017, the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (“ELC”) prepares students for transactional law practice by providing opportunities for them to advise startup companies and socially impactful ventures in the vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem in New York City. The ELC is part of a larger entrepreneurial law program that combines a foundational curriculum in law and entrepreneurship with educational events, a podcast, community partnerships, and other curricular programming.

    In conjunction with the clinic director, the Fellow will teach in the ELC’s weekly seminar, supervise clinic students in their fieldwork, help manage the ELC’s community partnerships, and otherwise participate in the operation and development of the clinic. Additionally, the Fellow will help manage the Entrepreneurial Law Program’s activities and engage in fundraising.

    The Fellowship will be designed to support attorneys interested in exploring the possibility of a clinical teaching career. The Fellow will receive valuable clinical teaching experience, exposure to clinical pedagogy, and support for professional development and scholarship.

    The Fellowship will begin in January 2024 as a two-year appointment with a possible six-month extension.

    Candidates should have a minimum of three years of transactional law practice experience in at least one of the ELC’s primary practice areas—business law, employment law, and intellectual property. Relevant experience in public interest transactional lawyering, such as representing low-income entrepreneurs or social entrepreneurs, is desirable. Candidates should also have a strong interest in clinical teaching and the potential for scholarship and success as a clinical teacher. Candidates must have a J.D. degree and be admitted to the New York bar (or eligible to seek admission as soon as reasonably possible after committing to join us).

    The annual base salary range for this position is $75,000 - $75,000.

    Fordham Law School is a national leader in the field, with approximately 1,600 students in our J.D., LL.M. and M.S.L. programs. Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York and serves students of all faiths, including those with no faith.

    To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Brennan Hawsey, Clinical Legal Assistant, at bhawsey@fordham.edu. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that relate to the position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible.

    Please direct questions to Bernice Grant, Clinical Associate Professor and Senior Director of the Entrepreneurial Law Program. She can be reached at bgrant18@fordham.edu.

    Fordham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • 14 Nov 2023 6:21 PM | Lauren Godshall (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE (UBalt) is seeking applications and nominations for the next Dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law (UBalt Law). The Dean will play a critical role in fulfilling the institution's mission of providing quality, professional legal education. The new Dean will succeed Ronald Weich, who has served in this role with distinction since 2012.

    Set to celebrate its centennial in 2025, UBalt excels in developing leaders in Baltimore and beyond, and is nationally recognized for serving a diverse, nontraditional student population. The University is a member of the 12-institution University System of Maryland (USM) and is organized into four schools/colleges, including the Merrick School of Business, the School of Law, the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Public Affairs. In the Spring of 2023, the University of Baltimore had a total enrollment of 3,082 students, all of whom are commuters.

    Founded in 1925, UBalt Law provides a rigorously practical education, combining doctrinal coursework, intensive writing instruction, nationally renowned clinics and community-based learning to ensure that its graduates are exceptionally well prepared to practice law. UBalt Law is housed in the award-winning John and Frances Angelos Law Center, which opened in 2013. This exceptional 12-story facility houses all of the school's clinics, centers and classrooms, and provides many options for indoor and outdoor study. The building was designated LEED Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council.

    UBalt Law has a demonstrated record of success in preparing students for highly prestigious post-graduate judicial clerkships. In fact, UBalt Law consistently sends between 20 and 25 percent of each graduating class into these coveted positions at both trial and appellate courts.

    Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Provost, the Dean will be a collaborative, transparent, student-centered, and strategic leader who guides faculty, staff, students, and processes with empathy and integrity. This person must have a track record of distinguished management and administration, and must possess a deep commitment to student success, faculty teaching and scholarly engagement and the organizational and leadership skills necessary to attract and retain human and financial resources. The ideal candidate should have a sophisticated understanding of the changing landscape of legal education, respect and appreciation for shared governance, and fundraising experience. Of critical importance is a commitment to fostering UBalt Law's mission to connect the classroom to the profession, government, and the community through experience-based learning, engaged scholarship, and a robust network of alumni and supporters.

    The new Dean will need to lead the UBalt Law community in a collaborative effort to execute a strategic vision that builds upon the existing foundation of innovative and successful programs to further distinguish UBalt Law in the modern legal education landscape. UBalt Law's faculty, staff, students, alumni, and institutional leadership are eager to work with a leader who is visible, accessible, energetic, creative, supportive, and able to inspire the law school's diverse and highly engaged community. The new Dean must be committed to diversity among students, faculty, and staff, and eager to promote the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to a variety of constituents. The new Dean will be expected to maintain and reinvigorate close relationships with the UBalt Law alumni and donor community to enhance current sources of revenue for UBalt Law while also identifying potential new ones. More information can be found at https://wittkieffer.com/positions/25196-dean-school-of-law.

    The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of academic and professional accomplishment and demonstrated commitment to service, the legal profession, and the public. All applicants must have a J.D. or equivalent law degree and an academic record to qualify for tenure and full professorship.

    WittKieffer is assisting the University of Baltimore in this search. Review of applicant materials has begun; for fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by December 31, 2023 and submitted using WittKieffer’s https://apptrkr.com/4786590.

    Nominations and inquiries can be directed to:

    Werner Boel, LL.M. and Ashlee Winters Musser

    UBaltLawDean@wittkieffer.com

    The University of Baltimore is committed to compliance with all applicable laws regarding nondiscrimination. Furthermore, it shall strive to build a diverse community in which opportunity is equal for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, handicap or veteran status. The University will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, sex*, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age* or marital status. Further, the University, through its employment practices and procedures recruits and employs qualified personnel for all of its diverse activities and at all of its facilities. The University provides equal opportunities before and during employment by administering each and every phase of its personnel program without regard to race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or marital status. UBalt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer and Title IX Institution.

    * Whenever sex or age is used in this policy, it is with the following proviso: except where sex or age is a bona fide occupational qualification.


  • 13 Nov 2023 12:08 PM | Lauren Godshall (Administrator)

    NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW's Center for Law, Equity and Race is seeking a clinical fellow for the Civil Rights & Restorative Justice Project. 

    About the Opportunity

    The Civil Rights & Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ), housed at the Northeastern University School of Law’s Center for Law, Equity and Race (CLEAR), is the premier academic program in the country examining current racial inequities through the lens of history and seeking creative reparative justice. CRRJ investigates, publicizes, and remediates historical cases of racially motivated violence. It has built the most comprehensive archive in the country on these matters. Founded in 2007, CRRJ’s project is unique in its combination of rigorous research and community engagement. CRRJ’s mission is to: (1) expand the on-line archive on racial violence during the Jim Crow era; (2) train civil and human rights lawyers through curricular offerings and advising; (3) design national, state and local reparative projects and training materials; (4) serve as a clearinghouse for legislative and non-governmental policymakers in the field of historical injustice; and (5) support innovative research on historical racial violence, criminal justice reform, and reparative justice.

    The Elizabeth Zitrin Justice Fellow is a clinical fellowship that offers opportunities for professional development in the fields of civil rights, criminal justice, and restorative justice. The Fellow teaches and mentors law students, develops courses and course material and contributes to advocacy-oriented programs and projects.

    The Elizabeth Zitrin Clinical Fellow supports CRRJ’s on-going academic, governmental, and community-based projects. The work includes but is not limited to:

    • Teaching seminars
    • Working closely with students on research, law and policy analysis, and lawyering skills
    • Training governmental employees, researchers, lawyers, and advocates in the field of racial justice, criminal justice, and historical injustice
    • Undertaking research for the CRRJ docket and archive
    • Developing and implementing advocacy strategies
    • Litigation
    • Conducting studies and producing reports
    • Representing CRRJ at conferences
    • Administrative tasks

    Under the supervision of Faculty Directors Margaret Burnham and Rose Zoltek-Jick, the Fellow helps to execute CRRJ’s program and expand its work. As part of the Northeastern University community, the Fellow is encouraged to take advantage of a range of academic seminars and programs, and to become fully integrated into the intellectual community of the School of Law, attending faculty colloquia and similar events, and interacting with faculty and auditing courses. The Fellow have the opportunity to develop teaching skills, academic scholarship, and litigation skills.

    This is a one-year appointment with possible renewal for a second year.


    Responsibilities:

    1) Manage CRRJ Clinic and Students:

    • Supervise students handling CRRJ cases on a day-to-day basis
    • Help improve students’ lawyering skills, legal research and writing, factual research and interviewing
    • Review student drafts, prepare students for oral presentations, and assist students with case development
    • An active participant in all clinic activities, including case rounds and seminars.
    • Develop appropriate cases for the clinic, and handle the caseload when the clinic is over.

    2) Managing CRRJ Docket and Programs:

    • Conduct legal research and pursue appropriate legal remedies to respond to the needs of CRRJ constituents, including families and communities.
    • Work closely with lawyers and researchers on civil rights and criminal justice issues


    Qualifications:

    Required Qualifications:

    Licensed to practice law in a US jurisdiction with one to three years of experience working in civil rights or criminal justice litigation, government practice, or academic research.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    The successful candidate will have outstanding academic credentials; a demonstrated interest in civil rights, racial justice, criminal justice, or restorative justice; strong oral and written communication skills; strong skills and appetite for research; excellent work ethic; time management skills; ability to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously in diverse legal areas. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to a participatory, collaborative, inclusive work environment with a proven ability to contribute to a workgroup of students, staff, volunteers, and faculty that is multi-racial, multi-generational, gender diverse, and includes people with disabilities. Experience supervising students is a plus.

    Documents to Submit:

    Please send your resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references in one PDF submission at this link:

    https://northeastern.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/careers/job/Boston-MA-Main-Campus/Elizabeth-Zitrin-Justice-Fellow_R120658

    Additional Information:

    For additional information or questions, please contact Deborah A. Jackson, Managing Director, Center for Law, Equity and Race (CLEAR), de.jackson@northeastern.edu.

    Position Type

    Research

    Additional Information

    Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.  

    Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.  

    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


  • 10 Nov 2023 3:00 PM | Lauren Godshall (Administrator)

    VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL is hiring a clinical professor of law to direct an Innocence Clinic. 

    Vanderbilt University Law School seeks applicants for a full-time clinical faculty position to direct an Innocence Clinic at the law school, beginning July 2024. Applications should have substantial experience in relevant litigation and should possess strong academic and professional qualifications. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a live- client clinical course as well as a non-clinical course and to engage in writing as well as community and professional service. Clinical faculty members are on career tracks, leading to presumptively renewable five-year contracts. This position is open to applicants with different levels of clinical teaching experience (Assistant, Associate, or Full Clinical Professor of Law). The final candidate for this position must successfully complete a background check.

    Qualifications

    • Excellent practice experience and academic credentials
    • Ability to engage in litigation, teaching, research, and writing
    • Educational requirement: J.D. degree
    Application Instructions

    Please apply only through this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/136028. We cannot accept applications not submitted using this link.

    When you apply through this link, the application will require a cover letter, resume, clinical statement, and references. Applications are considered and interviews are scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled or the application window closes.


  • 07 Nov 2023 12:51 PM | Lauren Godshall (Administrator)

    STETSON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW is seeking a Distinguished Professorial Lecturer for the academic year (2024-2025) from the clinical or larger experiential community for a one-year visiting faculty position to cover the administrative and teaching duties of the Director of Clinical and Experiential Education while the current director is on sabbatical.

    Stetson’s long history of clinic and externship courses are well-established and known in the community, which include two on-campus clinics, the Veterans Advocacy Clinic and the Jacobs Environmental and Democratic Justice Clinic overseen by two fulltime faculty. Our seven off-campus field clinics place students in prosecutor, public defender, local government and legal aid offices and are overseen by adjunct clinical faculty. In these placements, students learn through full client representation. Our nineteen externship courses are uniquely structured and overseen by fulltime faculty members who have studied or practiced in the subject area and who regularly meet with students enrolled in the externships and communicate with field placement supervisors.

    The Distinguished Professorial Lecturer will work within the Department of Clinical and Experiential Education and coordinate with the Director to oversee administrative duties and course offerings. The administrative duties include oversight of the student application and selection process to include programming, marketing, and informational sessions, fielding student questions, and communicating with professors, the registrar office, and community partners. Duties include coordinating clinic and externship orientation, oversight of onboarding materials, mid-semester and end-of-the-semester assessment, and reading reflective journals. The teaching responsibilities include a weekly general skills externship course and other roundtable discussions relevant to specific clinic courses.

    Applicants should have a strong understanding of ABA standards relevant to experiential education. An applicant should have teaching experience in experiential course work and administrative oversight of either clinics or externships. The successful candidate will engage the clinic and externship faculty in a learning space to discuss curricular compliance and innovation in experiential education, essentially to study and enhance student engagement and learning.

    Stetson Law is Florida’s first law school, founded in 1900. Stetson Law has a national reputation for its advocacy program, ranked #1 in the nation, and legal writing program, ranked #3 in the nation, by U.S. News and World Report. It also boasts centers, institutes, and clinics in various fields, such as advocacy, elder Law, higher education, biodiversity and the environment, legal communication, Caribbean law, and Veterans law.

    Stetson nurtures a vibrant intellectual community, situated on a beautiful campus, just minutes from Florida’s Gulf Coast, in the Tampa Bay area, the nation’s 17th largest metro area. We encourage potential applicants to visit our website at https://www.stetson.edu/portal/law/ to learn more about our school, our community, and our programs.

    Stetson encourages applications from women, persons of color, LGBTQ+ candidates, and others who will contribute to our stimulating and diverse cultural and intellectual environment. Stetson’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy is available at https://www.stetson.edu/administration/human-resources/media/hotline/eeo-non-discrimination.pdf

    Applicants should email a cover letter that explains your teaching and scholarly interests, attaching a current curriculum vitae and contact information for at least three professional references. Please send the email to Professors Andrew Appleby and Paul Boudreaux at facultyappointments@law.stetson.edu. You may also apply by paper mail to Professors Appleby and Boudreaux, Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st Street South, Gulfport, FL 33707. The Faculty Appointments Committee will continue to review applications until positions are filled.


  • 07 Nov 2023 12:29 PM | Lauren Godshall (Administrator)

    BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW (“BU Law”), is hiring a Lecturer and Clinical Instructor, School of Law, BU/MIT Student Innovations Law Clinic (Intellectual Property & Media Practice Group).

    BU Law is a top‐tier law school with an international reputation, is a community of leading legal scholars, teachers, students, and alumni, dedicated to providing one of the finest legal educations in the world. Since our doors opened in 1872, we have admitted and enrolled accomplished students to our program regardless of their race, gender, and religion. The breadth and depth of our curriculum and scholarship as well as our innovative spirit are distinctive in legal education in the United States.

    BU Law invites applications from candidates for a full‐time Lecturer and Clinical Instructor to serve in its BU/MIT Student Innovations Law Clinic, a unique collaboration between BU Law and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where BU Law students represent currently-enrolled BU and MIT students on matters related to their innovative academic and extra-curricular activities. Clients routinely present cutting-edge questions in the areas of intellectual property, information privacy, cybersecurity, media law, and regulatory issues in health, finance, and other sectors. The Lecturer and Clinical Instructor will teach in the Clinic’s Intellectual Property & Media practice group, which focuses on issues related to copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, defamation, fair advertising, and related areas of content liability.

    Working closely with the other experiential faculty, the Lecturer and Clinical Instructor will teach and supervise law students engaged in direct representation of clients. This search is for a two-year non-tenure track Lecturer and Clinical Instructor position with opportunity for renewal contingent on performance and ongoing funding. The projected start date is July 1, 2024.

    The School of Law believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to hear from applicants who support our institutional commitment to BU as an inclusive, equitable, and diverse community.

    Required Skills

    The ideal candidate for this position is either an existing member of the Massachusetts bar or a member of another state’s bar who can waive into the Massachusetts bar. Also, the ideal candidate possesses at least three years of experience representing academically-oriented or very-early-stage business clients on issues related to intellectual property and related areas of law. Candidates with fewer years’ experience may be considered.

    The hired faculty member will be responsible for teaching in the clinic’s seminar on topics related to effective lawyering skills and substantive law, providing supervision to law students on a broad range of related topics, engaging with broader policy issues in the field of intellectual property; and participating actively in the administration of the Clinic’s law practice. Candidates should have proven experience and strong research and writing skills and should work well as part of a team. Important qualities include outstanding interpersonal skills, adept management of a large client docket with varying needs and issues, and a passion for work with creative and innovative clients. The ability to work sensitively with a diverse population of clients, students, and staff is essential.

    Experience working with academics, non-profits, and advocacy organizations and experience working in litigation, dispute resolution, and regulatory compliance issues are pluses for consideration. Experience with clinical pedagogy is also preferred. Teaching and supervision experience are not required, though they may be given great value in the process.

    Boston University School of Law is dedicated to building a just, inclusive, and engaged community of faculty and students. We recognize we have more work to do to make our environment more just. Boston University School of Law is committed not only to the ideals of faculty diversity and inclusion but also to the work of creating and implementing practices that combat exclusion and inequity by race, gender, gender identity, disability status, religion, or other identities subject to historical subordination. We also strive to foster a more inclusive intellectual culture that represents and encourages a broad range of intellectual traditions and approaches to the law. We welcome expressions of interest from applicants of all identities, intellectual traditions, and perspectives.

    How to Apply:

    Applicants should send a letter of interest and a resume to Andrew Sellars, Director and Clinical Associate Professor, Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting soon after the position opens. To receive the most serious consideration of one's application, a candidate should send their application before November 22, 2023. E-mail applications are encouraged and should be sent to silc@bu.edu. All open faculty positions are pending budgetary approval. To learn more about the law school, visit our website at www.bu.edu/law.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 


  • 02 Nov 2023 10:47 AM | Madalyn Wasilczuk (Administrator)

    Academic Title: Visiting Associate Professor of Clinical Law and Friedman Fellow     

    Rank:  Visiting Associate Professor

    Discipline: Law        

    Contract Type: Visiting, Renewable Appointment (up to 2 years)         

    Proposed Start Date: July 1, 2024

    Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time    

               

    Position Description Summary:  

    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 12month contract and will be eligible for renewal after the first year.

               

               

               

               

    Minimum Qualifications:              

    J.D.; at  least three 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 November 17, 2023, 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 clinicadmin@law.gwu.edu.   Questions can also be submitted to clinicadmin@law.gwu.edu.              

               

    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 eeo@gwu.edu, 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    


  • 01 Nov 2023 11:51 AM | Madalyn Wasilczuk (Administrator)

    The University of California, Davis, School of Law seeks a Director for its Aoki Water Justice Clinic: Small Farmer Assistance Project. Pursuant to a grant from the Water Foundation and funding from the Department of Water Resources, the Clinic will provide technical legal assistance to underrepresented communities related to the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act in California. In addition to meeting the pressing needs of these communities, the Clinic will provide valuable training and experience for King Hall law students and help create a pipeline of trained and experienced California water attorneys. The position is a non-tenure track, one-year appointment with possibility of renewal.

    Potential candidates should submit an application and supporting materials via our online recruitment system only at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06088. To ensure review of your application, please submit all materials by November 15, 2023, although we recommend that you submit your materials as soon as possible.

    Candidates must also include a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Information about the Statement can be found at http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/diversity_statements_writing.html.

    Unit 18 Lecturers are governed under a collective bargaining agreement (American Federation of Teachers (AFT) - Non-Senate Instructional Unit). Under this contract, once a lecturer accumulates enough quarters of service, the lecturer can be reviewed for a Continuing Lecturer position. For more information about this contract, visit http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html.

    The School of Law is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of teaching excellence and professional activities, and to the development of a campus that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.


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