Fellow - 64885

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Volker Campus
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Job Title: Fellow - 64885
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37346
Hiring Department

School of Law

Job Description

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law is hiring a fellow to conduct institutional research and provide other academic support in preparation the law school’s American Bar Association accreditation visit in March 2022.

The candidate will work under the direction of full-time faculty in preparing self-study reports addressing the current conditions of legal education nationally, regionally, and at the School of Law. Minimum Qualifications

A J.D. or equivalent degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with diverse backgrounds and perspectives are strongly encouraged to apply.

Full Time/Part Time

Full time, non-tenure track, benefit eligible 12 month academic position.


$35,000 - $40,000 annual

Application Instructions Applications must come through the UMKC Human Resources portal at https://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/.

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

Fellows will be required to submit official transcript of their J.D. degree or a certificate of good standing showing an active license to practice law prior to appointment.

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.

For more information, contact Dean Barbara Glesner Fines at [email protected].

Comments UMKC School of Law is a student-centered, community-connected and justice-driven law school. The School of Law boasts an extraordinary relationship with the local bench, bar, and civic community, providing opportunities for research and service in cutting-edge areas of law. Service to the community is supported through a broad range of clinics and field placements as well as rich interdisciplinary coursework. Emphasis areas include Advocacy, Business & Entrepreneurship, Child & Family Law, Intellectual Property, International & Comparative Law, and Urban, Land Use & Environmental Law.

UMKC is the urban law school of the University of Missouri System and is located on a beautifully landscaped campus in the Country Club Plaza area of Kansas City, Missouri. It is the only law school in a diverse and vibrant metropolitan area of more than two million people and offers courses leading to J.D. or LL.M. degrees for approximately 450 students. It benefits from its metropolitan location, a university with opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, a dedicated faculty and staff, and strong community and alumni support.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website: http://info.umkc.edu/diversity/

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

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