Postdoc Research Associate (UIC)
Job Category: Legal Fellows Legal Fellows
The University of Illinois, University Legal Counsel seeks a Legal Fellow to perform legal duties for one year from August 16, 2017 through August 15, 2018 (approximate). The position is a full time 12 month position, plus eligibility for University benefits. The position requires 40 hours a week with compensation at $40,000 annually. Positions located on the Chicago campus.
The Legal Fellow will perform legal research and prepare memoranda; assist attorneys and other University personnel with various transactional matters, including contract review and approval processes; support litigation and other dispute resolution efforts; provide assistance with regard to labor and employment matters; assist with information requests, including subpoenas and FOIA responses; provide informed and expedient advice and counsel related to various compliance and regulatory matters; other duties involving the full scope of work of the Office of University Counsel as assigned
Candidate must possess a J.D. and admission (or pending application) to Illinois bar. Applicants must have graduated or be expected to graduate from an ABA-accredited law school between September 1, 2016 and August 15, 2017.
For full consideration, candidates must apply and submit a letter of application (cover letter), resume, writing sample (legal memorandum or brief strongly preferred, no longer than 10 pages) and names/addresses/phone numbers of three professional references by May 1, 2017 at https://uajobs.hr.uillinois.edu/.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
System Human Resources Office
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612
The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. University Administration welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.
Close Date: 05/01/2017