Clinical Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810828

Position Summary: The University of Alabama School of Law is seeking a qualified individual to direct a clinical program.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama School of Law seeks applicants for a Clinical Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction in one of two disciplines. The successful applicant may serve as the Director for a new Transactional/Entrepreneurial Clinic. The Director will oversee and/or conduct all phases of legal advocacy for clinic clients, teach and supervise clinic students, and manage law clinic staff. The Clinic will offer students the opportunity to acquire skills important to their professional development while representing for-profit and not-for-profit entities; start-up enterprises; and well-established businesses. In the alternative, the successful applicant may serve as the Director for a new Capital Defense Clinic. The Director will oversee and/or conduct all phases of legal advocacy for clinic clients, teach and supervise clinic students, and manage law clinic staff. The Clinic will offer students the opportunity to acquire skills important to their professional development while representing appellants of capital crime convictions through their post-trial hearings. The position is for a clinical faculty appointment with opportunity for promotion and security of position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, a distinguished academic record, and experience as a clinical teacher or practicing lawyer. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Alabama or become licensed no later than one year after accepting the position. We seek applications from entry-level and lateral candidates with demonstrated potential for outstanding law practice, clinical education, and scholarly achievement. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Apply online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/41245. The position will remain open until filled. Please refer questions about the hiring process to Professor Jenny Carroll, Chair of the Clinical Appointments Committee (ClinicSearch@law.ua.edu).

Special Instructions:

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