Legal Clinic Director and Assistant or Associate Professor of Law

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Job TitleLegal Clinic Director and Assistant or Associate Professor of LawRequisition NumberFE02427Working TitleDepartment Name8K100:Law InstructionWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education

J.D. or equivalent law degree

Required Related Experience

Evidence of excellence or potential for excellence in teaching and in scholarly productivity in one of the need areas listed
below.

Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A

Job Summary

The Rosenberg College of Law at the University of Kentucky invites applications for the position of Legal Clinic Director and Assistant or Associate Professor of Law, beginning in August 2021 or January 2022. This is a full-time, non-tenure eligible, faculty position. This position will administer the Legal Clinic (including securing external funding) and provide high quality legal representation to clients. The Director will also provide instruction inside and outside of the classroom, advising, and will support students’ academic and professional growth.

The Rosenberg College of Law is an important part of a major research university and offers a collegial and supportive atmosphere for its faculty, staff, and students. Applicants should have a J.D. or equivalent law degree, substantial practice experience in the range of legal issues handled in the clinic, proven administrative abilities and experience, and the capacity for success in securing external funding. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.

To be considered, please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. Applications will be reviewed and accepted until the position is filled.

If you have questions concerning the position, please contact Jennifer Bird-Pollan, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, via email at [email protected]

Lexington is in the center of the Bluegrass, an internationally acclaimed cultural landscape, and in close proximity to Louisville and Cincinnati. It is a community of 300,000 and is distinguished by its rating as one of the top 10 most educated cities in the nation (according to the U.S. Census), top 5 cities for young professionals (Kiplinger), top 3 mid-sized cities for lowest cost of living (KPMG LLP), and top 5 cities to raise a family (Forbes). More information on Lexington is available at http://www.visitlex.com and http://www.aceweekly.com.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, individuals from minoritized populations, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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    Posted: 9/20/2020
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