ADR Fellowship at Ohio State Univ., Moritz College of Law

February 4, 2015

The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, seeks applications for its next Langdon Fellow.  The Langdon Fellow works closely with the college professors who teach in the alternative dispute resolution field; acts as the clinical supervisor for two mediation classes per academic year (one in the fall, one in the spring), and also has opportunities to teach in the classroom. As clinical supervisor, the Fellow supervises students mediating at Franklin County Municipal Court or at the City of Columbus Night Prosecutor Mediation Program on afternoons and/or evenings, as well as identifying and overseeing other mediation observation opportunities for students. The Fellow also plans a weekend training session for students each semester. In the classroom, the Fellow attends class sessions for the medication practicum, facilitates discussions of issues presented in mediated cases, and lectures on subjects agreed on by the professor and Fellow. The Fellow also assists the Faculty Director of the Program on Dispute Resolution with programmatic planning and advising dispute resolution certificate students, as well as coaching the law school negotiation competition teams. The Fellow will have time during the fellowship, particularly in the summer months, to focus on his or her own research preferably in the area of dispute resolution. During the second year of the fellowship, the Langdon Fellow may opt to teach up to three (3) credits in the dispute resolution curriculum, to be agreed upon between the Fellow and the Faculty Director of the Program on Dispute Resolution.

Requirements: J.D.; significant experience in mediation preferably as both a mediator and a trainer; 2-5 years out of law school and be interested in a career in academia.  To apply, go to  Applicants may contact Professor Sarah Cole at or Professor Erin Archerd,, with questions.


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