Clinical Teaching Fellow – Cornell Law School

June 14, 2016

Cornell Law School is seeking applications for the position of Clinical Teaching Fellow for a half-time, grant funded, two-year term appointment beginning on August 15, 2016. The successful candidate will co-teach advanced legal research and writing in the Legal Research Clinic, as well as co-supervise the work of clinic students by attending client meetings on and off campus; reviewing research results for thoroughness, accuracy, and currency; editing written material; and generally ensuring high quality Clinic work product. This position will also assist with conducting Clinic outreach.

Candidates will be assessed on their legal research and writing skills.

Required: J.D. from A.B.A. accredited school. Current New York State bar admission or ability to qualify for admission on motion/reciprocity. Minimum of two years of experience in the legal industry. Strong print and online research skills. Commitment to public interest law. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and function in a collegial, teamwork-oriented environment, which emphasizes strong customer service and delivery of exemplary work product. Creativity and adaptability in the face of competing priorities. Ability to work with a diverse community of people.

Preferred:  M.L.S., M.L.I.S. or equivalent graduate degree. Teaching experience. Demonstrated experience in coordinating work among colleagues.

Application Procedure:  Please include a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for three references.  Email all application materials to Amy Emerson ataae25@cornell.edu.  Applications will be reviewed as received and the posting will close onFriday, June 24, 2016.

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