Research Faculty – UNM Law

August 18, 2010

The University of New Mexico School of Law invites applications for a research faculty position beginning in the fall of 2010 for the Innocence and Justice Project.  The Project is seeking someone with strong legal and investigative skills.  The Research Professor will be primarily responsible for reviewing applications for investigation of claims of factual innocence.  The Research Professor will also work with the current Adjunct Faculty to teach the Seminar on Innocence and Justice, and to supervise law students in the course as well as paid summer law students, and possibly some undergraduate students who will be participating in the service learning opportunities provided by this Project.  The Research Professor will also play an integral part in developing and implementing outreach efforts to Native American, Spanish-speaking and other underserved communities across New Mexico.

Candidates must possess a Law Degree and admission to practice and good standing in a State Bar.  Preferred qualifications include experience in post-conviction investigation and relief, and at least 5 years experience that can be demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed in the job description listed at UNMJobs website:

For best consideration, applicants should apply by 9/1/2010.  The position will remain open until filled.  Applicants should attach their cover letter and CV to their online application via the UNMJobs website:  The position is listed as posting number 0807569.

The University of New Mexico is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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