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Visiting Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Law

Employer
Hofstra University
Location
Hempstead, New York

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Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is pleased to invite applications for a Visiting Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Law position in its Community & Economic Development Clinic beginning in January 2023. The Law School seeks applicants with demonstrated experience in non-profit and/or small business transactional representation. Clinical teaching experience is highly desirable. New York bar membership or eligibility and willingness to seek admission on motion is required. The Community & Economic Development provides transactional (non-litigation) assistance to nonprofits, community-based organizations, worked-owned cooperatives, and microenterprises in low-income communities in and around Nassau County, with a preference for clients that contribute to social and economic justice. Clients include newly forming organizations requiring startup assistance and more established entities that need help in connection with the more complex issues arising from organizational success and growth.  

The Clinic’s legal work on behalf of newly forming start-up entities includes counseling concerning choice-of-entity decisions, incorporation, application for recognition of tax-exempt status, and basic corporate finance matters. The Clinic’s legal work on behalf of more established entities includes drafting, review, and negotiation of general commercial contracts, counseling on employment law, insurance, and tax law issues, conducting real estate transactions, and providing legal support for non-profit groups doing community organizing.

Also will be teaching courses related to Community and Economic Development Clinic. Salary and title are commensurate with experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • JD required.

    Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Please upload the following with your application to https://hofstra.peopleadmin.com/postings/881 for consideration:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Writing Sample
  • Address and phone number of three professional references

All applications received by November 18, 2022 will receive full consideration.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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