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Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction and Clinic Director

Employer
The University of Alabama
Location
Tuscaloosa, AL

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Requisition Number::

0813568

Number of Open Positions::

1

Position Title::

Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction and Clinic Director

Other Title Information::

Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction and Clinic Director

Organization::

218131 - GENERAL LAW STUDIES

Position Summary::

The University of Alabama School of Law seeks applicants for a Clinical Director and Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction in one of two disciplines—Transactional or Appellate. The position is for a clinical faculty appointment with opportunity for promotion and security of position. We seek applications from entry-level and lateral candidates with demonstrated potential for outstanding law practice, clinical education, and scholarly achievement. The University embraces diversity in its faculty, students, and staff, and we welcome applications from those who would add to the diversity of our academic community.The successful applicant may serve as the Director for a new Transactional 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 not-for-profit entities, community development organizations, and social services groups.In the alternative, the successful applicant may serve as the Director for a new Appellate Law 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 clients in both civil and criminal cases before the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, Alabama Supreme Court, and 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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.Interested candidates should apply online at facultyjobs.ua.edu. Salary, benefits, and research support will be nationally competitive. All applications are confidential to the extent permitted by state and federal law; the position will remain open until filled. Questions should be directed to Yuri Linetsky, Chair of the Clinical Hiring Committee ([email protected]).

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The University of Alabama School of Law seeks applicants for a Clinical Director and Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction in one of two disciplines—Transactional or Appellate. The position is for a clinical faculty appointment with opportunity for promotion and security of position. We seek applications from entry-level and lateral candidates with demonstrated potential for outstanding law practice, clinical education, and scholarly achievement. The University embraces diversity in its faculty, students, and staff, and we welcome applications from those who would add to the diversity of our academic community.The successful applicant may serve as the Director for a new Transactional 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 not-for-profit entities, community development organizations, and social services groups.In the alternative, the successful applicant may serve as the Director for a new Appellate Law 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 clients in both civil and criminal cases before the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, Alabama Supreme Court, and 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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.Interested candidates should apply online at facultyjobs.ua.edu. Salary, benefits, and research support will be nationally competitive. All applications are confidential to the extent permitted by state and federal law; the position will remain open until filled. Questions should be directed to Yuri Linetsky, Chair of the Clinical Hiring Committee ([email protected]).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” https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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” https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Search Initiation Date::

06/13/2022

Expected Starting Date::

08/16/2023

College/School/Division::

Law School

Post To Ihe:

Yes

Organization

The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

Our Mission

The University of Alabama will advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state, the nation and the world through the creation, translation and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Our Vision

The University of Alabama will be known as the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama, and all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhance the quality of life for all Alabamians and the citizens of the nation and the world.

Our Core Values

The University of Alabama is committed to:

  • Undergraduate education that produces socially-conscious, ethical and well-rounded leaders who are grounded in their subject matter and capable of controlling their own destinies.
  • Graduate education that is deeply vested in subject matter knowledge, professional content, research skills and creative activity.
  • Public outreach and service that is held in the highest regard and fosters impactful public engagement to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Alabama, the nation and the world.
  • Campus life that embodies collaboration, collegiality, respect and a culture of inclusivity.

Our Strategic Goals

  • Provide a premier undergraduate and graduate education that offers a global perspective and is characterized by outstanding teaching, high-quality scholarship and distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs. Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.
  • Enrich our learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
  • Provide opportunities and resources that facilitate work-life balance and enhance the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.
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