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Legal Skills Professor (79871)

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

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Legal Skills Professor (79871)

Gainesville, FL
Open Date:
Aug 20, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW welcomes applications from candidates interested in teaching and directing three legal clinics at the Levin College of Law: our Immigration Clinic, Environmental/Community Development Clinic, and Mediation Clinic.  These clinics are already established at the Levin College of Law, and we welcome candidates interested in evolving each clinic within the broad parameters of the subject matter focus.  Successful candidates will be appointed as non-tenure-track Legal Skills Professors and join a faculty committed to innovation and leadership in experiential learning.

Legal Skills Professors participate fully in College of Law governance and committee work.  After three years of successful teaching and service, Legal Skills Professors are eligible for five-year, presumptively-renewable contacts.  Legal Skills Professors do not have scholarship responsibilities, but they are encouraged to participate in the scholarly life of the law school and are provided with professional development funds. This is a non-tenure accruing position. 




Successful candidates will be licensed to practice law and have excellent legal skills, a commitment to excellence in clinical teaching, and enthusiasm for creating an inclusive environment for all students

Application Instructions:

Application materials should include a cover letter, a resume with at least three references, and a proposal for evolving the relevant clinic based on the candidate’s interests and experiences.  Materials may be uploaded at  The Appointments Committee will also review the AALS Faculty Appointments Registrar.  For further information, applicants may contact Associate Dean Silvia Menendez at [email protected].  Review of applications will begin immediately.

The Levin College of Law fosters a diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.  The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, disability, and veteran status in all aspects of employment.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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