Clinical Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Law

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleClinical Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of LawPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0002857Posting Open Date07/15/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesProposed Start Date01/01/2020Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law invites applications for one full-time clinical faculty appointment in the law school’s Writing and Learning Resources Center. The Center operates a two-semester, six-credit, first year legal research and writing program (“RRWA,” for Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy) plus an academic-support and bar-preparation program.

The individual selected should expect to do the following:
-receive an initial three year, nine month appointment subject to long term contract renewal;
-teach either two seminar-sized sections of RRWA per semester or one RRWA section plus an upper-level writing or bar-preparation course; and
-serve on faculty committees and participate in faculty governance.

Educational Requirements

Juris Doctorate.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates must have the following:
-a J.D. earned with an outstanding academic record;
-bar admission plus either practice or clerkship experience; and
-willingness to work collaboratively with fellow professors, particularly in teaching RRWA.
Also particularly valuable is experience in teaching, counseling, or academic support work.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Applications must be submitted electronically at Applications should include a resume or curriculum vitae, a letter of application, and contact information for four references.

Start date may be January 1, 2020 or July 1, 2020.

Quick Link Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and TitleCraig Smith, Assistant Dean for Writing & Learning Resource CenterDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Degree Transcripts
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * In which jurisdictions are you admitted to the bar?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How many years experience do you have in law practice and/or clerkships?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience teaching law?

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 7/16/2019
Application Due: 7/31/2019
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