The University of Colorado Law School seeks applicants for a clinical faculty position in its Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Clinic. Founded in 1978, the Clinic was one of the first of its kind in the country. Originally housed at the National Wildlife Federation, the Clinic came in-house to Colorado Law in Spring 2010. The clinical faculty member is responsible for developing a docket of projects dealing with natural resources, energy, and environmental law issues. The faculty member also has primary responsibility for supervising students in their case or project work, and for organizing and teaching a companion clinical seminar. The faculty member will also work closely with the Getches-Wilkinson Center and the doctrinal faculty members who teach environmental law and related subjects.
Candidates must have a JD degree and a minimum of five years practical experience. Prior teaching experience is strongly preferred. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in at least one state and be eligible to sit either for the Colorado bar or waive admission into Colorado.
To apply, candidates should mail a letter describing their interest, their initial thoughts on the kinds of projects they would develop for the clinic, relevant practice experience, and any prior teaching experience, along with a resume and the names of three references to Colene Robinson, Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Law School, Wolf Law Building, 404 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0404. The deadline for applications is September 10, 2017. Teaching will begin August 2018. Colorado Law is an equal opportunity employer.