Clinical Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction

Location
Tuscaloosa, AL
Posted
Jul 19, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0811453

Position Summary: The University of Alabama School of Law seeks applicants for a Clinical Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction. The successful applicant will serve as the Director for the Criminal 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 individuals accused of criminal offenses and/or infractions in Alabama State and/or Municipal Courts. The position is for a non-tenure-earning clinical faculty appointment that has the 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 legal practice, clinical education, and scholarly achievement. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama School of Law seeks applicants for a Clinical Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction. The successful applicant will serve as the Director for the Criminal 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 individuals accused of criminal offenses and/or infractions in Alabama State and/or Municipal Courts. The position is for a non-tenure-earning clinical faculty appointment that has the 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 legal practice, clinical education, and scholarly achievement. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Apply online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/43351. 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:

UA EEO Statement: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf "EEO is the Law" http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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