February 11, 2009
Job Announcement: Hofstra Law 2009-2010 Visiting Clinical Professor
Hofstra University School of Law, located in Hempstead, NY, is seeking to hire a Visiting Clinical Professor to teach and supervise in its Criminal Justice Clinic for the 2009-2010 academic year. The Hofstra Law Clinic was established in 1973 and is a vibrant and integral part of the Law School. The Criminal Justice Clinic serves indigent clients from New York's Queens and Nassau Counties. The Law School also has 6 additional clinics, including Political Asylum, Community and Economic Development, Securities Arbitration, Law Reform Advocacy, Child Advocacy, and Mediation.
Our Visiting Professor will be able to draw from the CJC's existing curriculum and well-established sources of clients and will be responsible for all aspects of running the Clinic, including: course planning and teaching, client selection, supervision and mentoring of law students in representing clients, clinic administration, and community education and outreach. If so desired, the visiting professor can teach non-clinical course offerings, too.
Our clinical faculty benefit from generous support for scholarship and pedagogical innovation, as well as being a part of an active and engaged NYC-area clinical community. All visiting professors are warmly encouraged to participate in workshops, conferences, and other aspects of academic life at the Law School, including the bi-monthly meetings of an energetic and supportive clinical faculty.
The Law School seeks an applicant with demonstrated experience in the criminal justice field. Clinical teaching experience is highly desirable. New York bar membership or eligibility and willingness to seek admission on motion is required. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Please send or email a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to
Vice Dean of Academic Affairs
Hofstra University School of Law
Room 244 Law School
121 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
(516) 493-5854 (o)
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