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  • 07 Feb 2024 9:35 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (UK) seeks a strategic and collaborative leader with a distinguished scholarly profile to serve as the next Dean of the J. David Rosenberg College of Law (Rosenberg College of Law). 

    UK is a leading land-grant and public Research 1 university located in the beautiful Bluegrass region of Central Kentucky. Counted among the highest level of Carnegie Research institutions, the University is continuing its rise as one of the nation’s premier public research universities with expectations of growing significantly in stature across all dimensions of the institution’s mission - teaching, research, service, and care.

    The Rosenberg College of Law was founded in 1908. Its mission is to be an outstanding public law school by preparing students to be lawyers and leaders to serve the country and the Commonwealth, produce widely recognized legal scholarship, and contribute to the advancement of justice. The Rosenberg College of Law takes this responsibility seriously and fulfills its mission by engaging communities across Kentucky to serve our community and the profession by enhancing public understanding of law, engaging in law reform, delivering continuing legal education, and providing legal services to the indigent.

    The Dean will develop a vision for the Rosenberg College of Law and provide leadership in matters related to planning, curriculum, research and scholarship, and the Rosenberg College of Law's budget. The Dean will also engage with faculty, students, alumni, the legal community, and state and federal governmental officials to advance the goals of the Rosenberg College of Law and University. The successful candidate must possess a J.D. and/or terminal degree in their field of study of law and must qualify for appointment at the rank of tenured full professor in the Rosenberg College of Law. The candidate must also possess a significant and progressive record of leadership in a professional setting including but not limited to higher education, government, public interest, or business. They will also demonstrate a commitment and ability to advance the University’s philosophy and practice relative to creating an inclusive environment. Preference will be given to candidates who possess leadership experience in the legal academy and a sustained record of excellence in research and scholarship, service, and teaching commensurate with a comprehensive research university. Additionally, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a readiness to advance the Rosenberg College of Law through fundraising and building external partnerships. More information can be found at

    WittKieffer is assisting the University of Kentucky in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by March 4, 2024 and submitted through WittKieffer's

    Nominations and inquiries can be directed to:

    Werner Boel, LL.M. and Ashlee Winters Musser

    The University of Kentucky is committed to an inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn, and live.

    In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients, and visitors, the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

    Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must undergo a national background check and preemployment drug screen as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources. The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

    The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

  • 07 Feb 2024 3:03 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    DRAKE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL invites applicants from entry level and lateral candidates to join our collegial faculty and direct the Criminal Defense Clinic beginning in the 2024-25 academic year. The Criminal Defense Clinic is a pillar of our law school’s top-ranked Criminal Law program and has launched the careers of countless alumni who now serve as defenders, prosecutors, judges, and advocates across the state, region, and country. The Criminal Defense Clinic currently emphasizes representation of low-income clients in misdemeanor cases before the Polk County District Court. We encourage interested candidates to reimagine the reach and impact of this clinic, should the candidates so desire.

    The Director’s duties include supervising and advising students in the direct representation of defendants in criminal law matters.  Other responsibilities include: docket selection and clinic design, supervision and assessment, teaching a weekly skills development seminar for clinic students, engaging in community education, and directing system reform efforts. As an integrated member of the law school faculty, the Director will also participate in faculty governance and service.

    The position begins July 1, 2024 and will be a twelve-month position. The faculty position can be tenure-track, tenured, or long-term contract depending on the candidate’s qualifications and preferences. Under either appointment rank, the faculty member will have faculty governance rights. Clinical faculty appointed on the tenure-track have a reduced scholarship requirement and the same rights and responsibilities of other full-time faculty, but with an emphasis on clinical teaching, professional competence and activity, research and creative work, and University and public service.


    Candidates must possess a J.D. or comparable law degree and be admitted, or able to satisfy the requirements for admission, to the Iowa Bar. An exceptional academic record, distinguished record of clinical teaching or extensive practice-related experience, a demonstrated capacity for excellence in teaching, supervision and assessment, and service is preferred. At least three years of practice experience is required. 

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Confidential review of applications will begin immediately with priority given to applications received by February 28th, 2024. The Faculty Appointments Committee will review applications made through the Drake University job board, accessible at

    Please complete the online application and attach: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a complete CV, (3) teaching evaluations (if available), (4) a diversity statement, and (5) the names and addresses of at least three references.

    Please do not attach additional documents at this time. Supplemental documents may be requested or required of finalists.

    All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check, satisfactory reference checks, and proof of work authorization.

    For questions about the position, please contact:
    Professor Suzan M. Pritchett
    Chair, Criminal Defense Search Committee
    Drake University Law School

    If you have questions about the application process, working at Drake University, or would benefit from an accommodation during the application process, we are happy to assist you. Contact Drake HR at

    Salary & Benefits

    The salary for these positions is competitive with peer schools and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

    At Drake, we are proud to offer our employees, their spouses, and eligible dependents a comprehensive benefits package, which includes a wide range of core benefits, perks, and discounts. If you are exploring a job with Drake University, we invite you to spend a little time with our digital benefits guide: 
    Drake Benefits Guide (Plan Year 2024).

    One of our very popular policies provides a tuition waiver for Drake employees, their spouses, and eligible dependents. Drake also participates in two tuition exchange programs available to dependent children. You can learn about both the tuition waiver policy and tuition exchange programs here: 
    Tuition Benefits.

  • 07 Feb 2024 2:53 PM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)

    UC BERKELEY'S California-China Climate Institute (CCCI),  a research institute in the Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment (CLEE) at Berkeley Law, is hiring a Climate Policy Fellow. 


    Position title: Climate Policy Fellow

    Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: The current base salary range for this position is $70,500–$86,900. "Off-scale" salaries, which yield compensation that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

    Percent time: 100%

    Anticipated start: Spring 2024

    Position duration: One-year term position, with the possibility of renewal.


    Open date: February 5, 2024

    Next review date: Tuesday, Feb 20, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


    The California-China Climate Institute (CCCI) is seeking to hire two Research Fellows focused on International Climate Policy and Subnational Climate Actions.

    UC Berkeley’s California-China Climate Institute (CCCI) is a research institute in the Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment (CLEE) at Berkeley Law. Former California Governor Jerry Brown chairs the Institute in partnership with Vice Chair Mary Nichols and Director Fan Dai. The Institute receives guidance and support from expert policy and operations staff, and an academic advisory committee. The Institute also works closely with other UC campuses, departments and leaders. Launched in September 2019, this groundbreaking initiative was established to spur further climate action through joint research, training and dialogue in California and China, with the goal of informing national policy makers and promoting the implementation of climate solutions at all levels.

    The fellows will work with CCCI on climate change policy issues in California, China and beyond. The focus will be on long-term climate goal-setting, and actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build resilience, and projects may also cover multi-state and international topics. Specific research areas will depend on the fellows’ background and interests, but will likely include: carbon neutrality, carbon pricing, electric vehicle deployment, industrial decarbonization, adaptation and resilience, and nature-based climate solutions. The fellows will collaborate with project partners at other academic institutions, in state government, from the business and nonprofit communities, and other stakeholders.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    ● Engaging in a variety of activities to support the ongoing project research and implementation
    ● Conducting research on international climate policy and actions, including policy, science, law, and technology, under the direction of and in collaboration with CCCI team members, CLEE staff, affiliates, and other experts in relevant fields
    ● Developing projects and initiatives in collaboration with CCCI team members
    ● Drafting outputs in a variety of possible formats, ranging from framing papers to blog posts to social media posts
    ● Assisting Institute faculty and staff in organizing and running meetings, workshops, and other convenings with California and international climate policy leaders, policymakers, and academics;
    ● Presenting findings, updates, interim reports, etc. to sponsors, media, and nongovernmental, governmental, academic, and/or stakeholder communities as needed
    ● Assisting with other miscellaneous aspects of project activities as appropriate

    Union Contract:

    Health and Retirement:

    For more information on CCCI::


    Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Candidate must hold an advanced degree

    Preferred qualifications

    ● Candidate holds a Ph.D., or Master, J.D., or equivalent international degree, or other advanced degree
    ● Experience and knowledge at the intersection of economics, science, business, and policy and the ability to work with people from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds and policy perspectives
    ● Ability to work with people from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds and policy perspectives
    ● At least 3 years of experience in a policy-focused environment, including but not limited to study in an advanced academic program or Policy Program;
    ● Experience with research, writing, and analysis
    ● Ability to communicate effectively
    ● Ability to prioritize and function both independently and collaboratively
    ● Demonstrated ability to finish projects and deliver on commitments
    ● Willingness to plunge into unfamiliar disciplines
    ● Willingness to take risks by exploring and testing new ideas
    ● An interest in making the world better


    Document requirements

    Additional materials may be requested of applicants.

          Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

          Cover Letter

          Writing Sample - Such as a policy brief, comment letter, white paper, or equivalent of no more than 10 pages.

          Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley. More Information and guidelines.

    Reference requirements

          3 required (contact information only)

    Apply link:

    Help contact:


    UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

    The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

    In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.

    As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


    Berkeley, CA


  • 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.


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