October 7, 2008
Job Announcement: University of Mississippi Law School
Professor Deborah Bell has announced Ole Miss is seeking to add a new faculty member to their Civil Legal Clinic:
The University of Mississippi School of Law seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position for the Law School's Civil Legal Clinic. The Civil Legal Clinic is the law school's largest clinic, composed of multiple clinical offerings that have included Elder Law, Domestic Violence, Child Advocacy, Low-income Taxpayer, Legislation and Policy, Consumer, and Street Law Clinics. The Civil Clinic faculty is composed of a tenure-track faculty member and five adjuncts who supervise students in offerings within the Clinic. The tenure-track faculty member's responsibilities will include developing a clinic offering consistent with the Civil Clinic's educational and service goals, directing collaborative teaching of the classroom component of the Civil Clinic, and oversight responsibility for the Clinic as a whole, including supervision of grant-writing and reporting, and clinic design and development. The Director may also teach one or more other law school classes. The Director is expected to achieve excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service to the law school and community consistent with his or her clinical responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications: A J.D. degree from an accredited law school, three years experience as an attorney, member of the Mississippi Bar or willingness to take the Mississippi Bar at first opportunity, distinguished academic record, teaching promise, record of scholarship or evidence of the ability to produce scholarship; a commitment to clinical teaching and public interest law practice.
How to Apply: Interested persons should register with the Association of American Law Schools or send a résumé and apply online at www.jobs.olemiss.edu. In addition, Prof. Bell advises interested parties to forward materials to the Faculty Recruitment Committee at the address immediately below:
Lisa Shaw Roy
Jessie D. Puckett, Jr., Lecturer and Associate Professor of Law
Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee
University of Mississippi School of Law
Lamar Law Center
P.O. Box 1848
University, Mississippi 38677
The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA Employer. -jl
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