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  • 27 Feb 2018 2:14 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    BERKELEY LAW is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our J.D. degree program should openings arise. Areas of particular curricular interest include Business Law, International Commercial Law, and Energy Law. Openings are generally part-time.

    Berkeley Law is one of the premier law schools in the United States. Our J.D. program is demanding, engaging, hands- on, and selective. The diverse and constantly evolving curriculum offers hundreds of courses, including dozens in our top-ranked Intellectual Property, International Law, Social Justice, and Environmental Law programs. We expect our faculty and lecturers to demonstrate a strong commitment to academic vigor, multidisciplinary research, and intellectual diversity. Please see:

    https://www.law.berkeley.edu/php-programs/courses/courseSearch.php for curricular details.

    General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, identifying and preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

    Basic Qualifications: J.D. or equivalent degree, or other relevant graduate degree, is required at the time of application.

    Preferred Qualifications: Legal practice experience in the area in which the applicant seeks to teach. Experience teaching law school courses, with outstanding student and peer evaluations.

    Salary: Starting annual full-time salary is currently $53,402, prorated according to teaching workload. Generally, the salary for an instructor teaching one course for a semester at the law school ranges from $4,539 to $8,811 depending on the associated workload.

    Application Procedure: To apply, please visit the following link: http://apptrkr.com/1168507

    Applicants should submit (a) a cover letter describing their interest in teaching and identifying the course(s) they propose to teach; (b) their curriculum vitae; and (c) a short (1-2 paragraph) description of the course(s). Additional materials may be required of finalists.

    To receive full consideration for any openings please submit a complete application. Completed applications will be reviewed as openings arise. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in January and for spring semester in August.

    The applicant pool will close on December 3, 2018; candidates who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application.

    Please direct questions to: academicpositions@law.berkeley.edu

    Berkeley Law 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.

    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, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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.

     

  • 27 Feb 2018 2:12 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    BERKELEY LAW is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our experiential education program should openings arise. Openings are generally part-time.

    Instructors teach courses in litigation and transactional lawyering skills, including Negotiation Skills, Pre-Trial Practice Skills, Civil Trial Practice Skills, Criminal Trial Practice Skills, Appellate Advocacy Skills, Legal Writing Skills, Drafting Skills, Legal Research Skills, Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills, Oral Advocacy Skills, Mediation Skills, Law School Competition Skills, Law Practice Skills, Judicial Process Skills, and other related professional practice skills. Courses are taught experientially, using extensive simulation, video and other “learning by doing” pedagogies.

    General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, identifying and preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

    Basic qualifications: J.D. or equivalent degree, or other relevant graduate degree, and experience in the area in which the applicant seeks to teach is required at time of application.

    Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching law school skills courses, with outstanding student and peer evaluations.

    Salary: Starting annual full-time salary is currently $53,402, prorated according to teaching workload. Generally, the salary for an instructor teaching one course for a semester at the law school ranges from $4,539 to $8,811 depending on the associated workload.

    Application Procedure: To apply, please visit the following link: http://apptrkr.com/1169534

    Applicants should submit four (4) documents: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a list of Berkeley Law skills courses they wish to be considered for or wish to propose, and (4) a teaching statement of no more than 500 words explaining how they have approached or would approach teaching skills courses. Additional materials may be required of finalists.

    To receive full consideration for any openings please submit a complete application. Completed applications will be reviewed when openings arise. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in January and for spring semester in August.

    The applicant pool will close on December 3, 2018; candidates who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application.

    Please direct questions to: academicpositions@law.berkeley.edu

    Berkeley Law 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.

    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, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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.

  • 26 Feb 2018 1:12 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN LAW SCHOOL is pleased to announce a search for a Clinical Instructor in the Frank J. Remington Center’s Legal Assistance To Institutionalized Persons Project (LAIP). The Remington Center is one of the largest and oldest clinical programs in the country, and is comprised of multiple prison-based and criminal law projects. The clinics include several calendar-year opportunities, along with school-year clinics and externship positions with prosecution and public defender offices.

    LAIP Clinical Instructors supervise students in the Center’s founding clinic. LAIP provides a wide range of legal assistance to individuals incarcerated in Wisconsin state prisons. The work includes preparatory instruction and direct supervision over students in a full, calendar year clinical program. Students enroll full time in the summer, and have continuing clinical work during the fall and spring semesters. Common legal issues in LAIP involve postconviction matters, sentence structure questions, and a range of other issues faced by incarcerated individuals.

    Please click on the following link to view the position announcement, including for information about how to apply: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/497443/legal-assistance-to-institutionalized-persons-clinical-instructor

    Applications must be received by March 25, 2018.

  • 23 Feb 2018 4:08 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

    Boston University School of Law is seeking to hire a full-time technology attorney in its Technology & Cyberlaw Clinic (the "Clinic"). The Clinic is part of BU Law's Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Cyberlaw Program, which is a unique collaboration between BU Law and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    The Clinic represents current students at MIT and BU on matters related to their innovative academic and extracurricular work, in the areas of intellectual property, computer access laws, data privacy and security law, media law and the First Amendment, and relevant areas of regulatory compliance. The attorney would be expected to help law students counsel clients and represent students in pre-litigation and transactional settings, and possibly also in some litigation matters, including response to cease-and-desist letters and other legal threats. Clients often present novel questions of law in usual areas of technology, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, and novel methods of computer network observation and data gathering. Experience with data privacy regulation, including sectoral data privacy laws in healthcare and education, is considered a plus.

    The attorney's primary responsibility will be to supervise and assist students with direct client representation matters and research. The attorney will also assist the Clinic Director in preparing and teaching a year-long seminar for students enrolled in the Clinic, including developing materials, performing research, and coordinating classroom activities and guest presentations. As time allows, the attorney would also work with the Clinic Director to develop generalized legal resources and informational material to inform MIT and BU students on their legal risks when conducting innovative research and projects in emerging technologies

    Required Skills

    The ideal candidate is a member of the Massachusetts bar or is eligible for membership, with at least one to three years of experience advising clients on cutting-edge issues in technology law, and a willingness to support the work of creative and innovative young clients. Experience with legal issues related to research and development of new technologies is considered a plus. Teaching experience or a strong interest in developing as a clinical faculty member is also considered a plus. Exceptional writing, editing, organizational, and managerial skills are required.

    The attorney will be hired as a Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, to a two-year and one-month contract. The ideal start date is June 1, 2018.

    Boston University School of Law is committed to faculty diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants.

    PLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNVIERSITY HR WEBSITE.

    Applicants should send a letter of interest and a resume to Andrew Sellars, Director of the Technology & Cyberlaw Clinic. Applications should be sent to tclc@bu.edu. Applications received before March 15, 2018 will be given full consideration.

    To learn more about the law school, visit our website at www.bu.edu/law. With specific questions about the position, contact Andrew Sellars at sellars@bu.edu.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

  • 23 Feb 2018 11:48 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND FRANCIS KING CAREY SCHOOL OF LAW

    The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland invites applications for a visiting professor in the Clinical Law Program for the 2018-2019 academic year.  The position is a full-time, 10-month appointment beginning in August 2018.  The visiting professor will teach a one semester clinic in Fall 2018 and in Spring 2019.  Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Renee Hutchins or Professor Michael Pinard, Co-Directors of the Clinical Law Program. The University of Maryland has a strong commitment to diversity.  We welcome applications from persons of color and other members of historically disadvantaged groups.

    Minimum Qualifications:

      *   J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.
      *   License to practice law in Maryland (for state practice) or be willing to be admitted to the United States District Court of Maryland (for federal practice).
      *   Minimum 3 years clinical law teaching experience.

    Compensation:  Salary commensurate with education and experience, plus employee fringe benefits

    Apply online at  https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=160000ML&lang=en
    .   Applicants should include a detailed description of prior clinical law teaching experience in the cover letter or in the required resume.

    Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • 23 Feb 2018 11:43 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW SCHOOL invites applicants for the position of Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer in its in-house, live client, transactional law clinic. The Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic (ELC) was founded in 1982 as one of the nation’s first legal clinics devoted to the study and practice of transactional law.  It serves both for-profit and non-profit organizational clients by placing students in the role of lead counsel for economically and socially impactful ventures.

    The Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer will work closely with the Director of the ELC in all activities, including course planning, teaching, supervising and mentoring law students, representing clients, Clinic administration, and community education, engagement and outreach.

    The successful applicant will challenge ELC students to practice and hone a variety of core competencies that will be critical in their early careers (fact development, framing and analyzing legal issues, negotiating and drafting, and client counseling), but also to develop critical capacities for exercising judgment, solving problems, cultivating a professional identity, communicating (through a variety of modes) with clients and supervisors, collaborating with peers, and managing projects, people and expectations.

    Applicants should be licensed attorneys who have 4+ years of experience in a general business or transactional law practice and demonstrated acumen in business planning and structuring, negotiation, contract drafting, and community engagement.  Admission to the Pennsylvania bar within one year is required.   A record of strong academic achievement, commitment to improving society, and intellectual engagement with entrepreneurship and the law are essential.  Teaching experience (or a passion for teaching), creativity, strategic thinking, and demonstrated ability to work with culturally and economically diverse groups are highly valued.

    The successful applicant will begin no later than July 1, 2018. The position is a contract position that is annually renewable up to a maximum of 5 years.  It is the Clinic’s goal and expectation that the selected candidate will receive training, mentoring, and experience in all aspects of teaching and leading a successful transactional clinic that will enable the individual to pursue a career in legal academia upon completion of service at Penn Law School including starting or directing a transactional law clinic at another law school.

    Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The University of Pennsylvania and its Law School are equal opportunity<
    http://www.upenn.edu/affirm-action/eoaa.html> employers.

    Please refer questions to the ELC Director, Praveen Kosuri at pkosuri@law.upenn.edu<mailto:pkosuri@law.upenn.edu>.

    To apply, please go to the Penn Faculty Searches website at: 
    http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1305

    Materials required to apply: cover letter, resume, and three references.

  • 23 Feb 2018 9:19 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL seeks a one-year visitor from the academy or from practice to co-teach (with Stacy Caplow) the Safe Harbor Clinic, our immigration clinic. The clinic is offered each semester and allows students to enroll for an additional semester to continue and complete case work.  The Safe Harbor Project generally handles a caseload of applications for humanitarian relief, including asylum U & T visas, and executive pardons but also can represent clients on bond hearings, appeals and other immigration matters.  

    The visitor will be a part of our vibrant group of clinical faculty members who teach in our eight in-house clinics and direct our externships.  See https://www.brooklaw.edu/academics/curriculum/clinicalofferings for a description of all of our programs.  The visitor will be welcomed into the general life of the law school, including supporting immigration-related student pro bono organizations and activities.

    The visit is for the 2018-2019 academic year but can begin as early as this spring/summer.  The ideal candidate will have at least five years of immigration practice experience.  Clinical teaching experience is a plus.

    We will begin accepting applications immediately.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  

    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to stacy.caplow@brooklaw.edu with the subject line Safe Harbor Visitor.  Feel free to spread this job announcement to all of your networks.  And apologies for cross-posting.

  • 22 Feb 2018 3:35 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    TULANE LAW SCHOOL invites applicants for the Forrester Fellowship. Forrester Fellows are promising legal academics who teach in the first-year legal writing program. Fellows teach legal writing to two sections of 25 to 30 first-year law students in a program coordinated by the Director of Legal Writing. 

    Fellows are invited to participate in all aspects of the intellectual life of the law school. Fellows are encouraged to present their work at faculty workshops and “brown bags,” and members of the full-time faculty serve as mentors to fellows. Fellows receive a stipend to support travel and research. 

    Fellows are appointed to a one-year term with the possibility of a single one-year renewal. Fellows are expected to enter the law-teaching market. The fellowship will not lead to a long-term teaching position at Tulane Law School. 

    The successful candidate has an outstanding record of academic and professional achievement. Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, outstanding academic credentials, and at least three years of law-related practice and/or clerkship experience. To apply, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/48700

  • 22 Feb 2018 10:41 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

              UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN: The National Wildlife Foundation is seeking applications for a staff attorney position teaching and supervising in the University of Michigan Environmental Law and Sustainability Clinic.  The position will be based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

             Since 1983, the NWF's Great Lakes Regional Center has been engaged in a highly effective partnership with the University of Michigan Law School. This partnership has provided hands-on, practice-based legal education to hundreds of Michigan Law students and spawned a generation of engaged lawyers and countless advances for resource protection in the courtroom and beyond.

             The NWF Great Lakes Regional Center staff attorney is responsible for pursuing NWF's mission while delivering a high quality clinical law experience to students. There are two primary areas of responsibility. First, developing, coordinating, and pursuing strategic legal theories and litigation in federal and state courts on the most pressing wildlife conservation and environmental issues in the Great Lakes region and beyond, in support of NWF's overall mission and its specific program areas.  In addition, the position will work directly with NWF policy staff to advocate for scientific wildlife conservation and environmental protection in the Great Lakes region and across the country.

             Second, the staff attorney position will direct and manage all aspects of the University of Michigan Law School Environmental Law and Sustainability Clinic. This includes: (i) responsibility for directing all aspects of Clinic operations; (ii) designing curriculum for and teaching the classroom component; (iii) clinically supervising students on their casework. The Clinic is a 7 credit, one semester course enrolling 8 to 10 students per term.

             More details including a link to the on-line application can be found here:  https://nwf.applicantpro.com/jobs/728141.html    We will begin reviewing applications on March 2nd

  • 21 Feb 2018 7:37 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW:

    American University, Washington College of Law is seeking applications for Practitioners-in-Residence for academic year 2018-19 in one of our in-house clinics, Women and the Law Clinic. American University’s in-house, “live-client” Clinical Program, comprising ten (10) in-house clinics and serving approximately 220 students per year, is respected for its leadership in scholarship, development of clinical methodology, contributions to increasing access to justice for under-served clients and breadth of offerings.

     

    The Practitioner-in-Residence Program, created in 1998, is a program designed to train lawyers or entry-level clinicians interested in becoming clinical teachers in the practice and theory of clinical legal education.  Many graduates of the Practitioners-in-Residence program (over 25) have gone on to tenure-track teaching positions at other law schools. Practitioners supervise student casework, co-teach weekly clinic seminars and case rounds, and engage in course planning and preparation with the clinic’s tenured faculty. They also teach a course outside of the clinical curriculum.  The Practitioner-in-Residence Program provides full-year training in clinical theory and methodology and a writing workshop designed to assist Practitioners in the development of their clinical and doctrinal scholarship.

    Minimum qualifications include a JD degree, outstanding academic record, three years’ experience as a lawyer and membership in a state bar. The salary for the position is $90,000. American University is an EEO\AA employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

    Applications that include a curriculum vitae and cover letter should be submitted online via the InterFolio portal for the position as follows:

    https://apply.interfolio.com/49073

    Please contact Brian Cofilll, Faculty Coordinator, at bcoffill@wcl.american.edu (202-274-4139) if you have any general questions regarding the application process or  Professor Robert Dinerstein, Associate Dean for Experiential Education, rdiners@wcl.american.edu for any other questions about the positions. The position will remain open until filled.

     American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not  discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco- and smoke-free campus.

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