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Editor: Amy Jarmon
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Clinical Faculty Appointment with Academic Success Component at UNC Chapel Hill

Position Announcement for Clinical Faculty Appointment

Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy, and Academic Success

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law invites applications for full‑time Clinical Faculty Appointments to teach first-year legal research and writing and to serve in the Writing and Learning Resources Center beginning in the 2012-13 academic year.  The Center houses the law school’s first-year writing program and its three-year academic success program.  Each individual selected for these positions will teach two seminar-sized sections of the research and writing course (“Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy”) per semester.  In addition, successful candidates will work with the Director of Academic Success Programs to teach academic-success workshops or to provide individual and group educational counseling or tutoring.

            Candidates should have outstanding academic records in law school, the ability and desire to work collaboratively on an established team, and experience or demonstrated potential in teaching.  A J.D. and practice or clerkship experience is required.  A strong plus would be additional experience or degrees in education, counseling, or academic success work. The individuals hired will receive an initial three-year, nine-month appointment subject to long‑term contract renewal.

            Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications must be submitted electronically at  Click on this direct link URL from any browser to apply for this position.  Applications should include a resume or curriculum vitae, a letter of application, and contact information for four references.  Confidential inquiries are welcome; they can be made to Professor Craig Smith, Assistant Dean for Legal Writing and Academic Success, at 919.962.7059 or  For more information about the UNC-CH School of Law, please visit our website:

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