Clinical Fellowship – Univ. of Chicago Law School

September 10, 2013

The University of Chicago Law School is seeking qualified applicants for a full time position training and supervising law students as a fellow, appointed with the rank of Lecturer, in the Law School’s Corporate Lab Transactional Clinic. The position, which will begin on or about April 1, 2014 and is expected to last through June 30, 2015, is designed for transactional attorneys with law firm and/or in house experience who wish to embark upon a career in clinical teaching. Appointment for a second term may be possible. 

The Corporate Lab’s focus is on introducing students to transactional practice in both in house and law firm contexts. (For more information, see:http://law.uchicago.edu/corporatelab) Reporting to the director of the Corporate Lab, the successful candidate will participate in all activities of the Transactional Clinic and will assist the director with developing clients, supervising students, managing the Speaker Series and Lab events and initiatives connecting law students to the legal community, curriculum design, classroom teaching, student evaluation and all other Lab activities. 

Candidates must have a J.D. and at least two years of practice experience in sophisticated transactional work in a law firm and/or in house setting. Candidates must be highly organized and adept at working in teams and must contribute both to the substantive teaching and logistical planning aspects of the program. We value candidates who will contribute diverse experiences and perspectives that will enrich and improve student experiences and the Law School’s intellectual culture. Prior teaching experience is highly desirable, but not required. 

Each candidate should submit a resume or curriculum vita, a list of references, a legal writing sample and a cover letter with a detailed description of relevant experience. We desire to receive course evaluations from prior teaching experience, if any. Candidates are required to apply online and upload all application material at the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website athttps://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53003. To ensure full consideration of your application, all application materials should be uploaded to the referenced website by January 6, 2014. Screening will continue until the position is filled or until the application deadline of June 30, 2014.

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