Thursday, November 17, 2005
City University of New York School of Law / Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic
We invite applications for a visiting Teacher/Supervising Attorney in the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Clinic of the Law School’s Main Street Legal Services Clinic (“IRRC”) for the Spring 2006 semester. We are seeking creative and experienced lawyers with a desire to work collaboratively in a diverse environment, a serious interest in clinical teaching, and a commitment to our mission as a public interest law school. In collaboration with other IRRC faculty, duties include direct supervision of third-year students in litigation and policy advocacy projects; joint classroom teaching; and participation in law office management.
The current programmatic areas covered in IRRC include immigrant workers’ rights, deportation defense, asylum law, and VAWA petitioning. We expect that the attorney in this one-semester visiting position will focus on supervision and teaching in the area of immigrant workers’ rights and federal practice. Experience in these areas is required. Experience in public interest representation, including significant litigation experience, clinical teaching or supervisory experience, work with community organizing groups, and/or bilingual proficiency, preferred. J.D. degree or its equivalent required.
Appointment is for one semester. Exact start date is somewhat flexible. CUNY School of Law is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We affirmatively seek diversity in our staff with regard to gender, race, national origin, sexual orientation, and physical abilities. To apply, please send cover letter and resume. No phone calls please. Email of cover letter and resume will be accepted. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. We will begin reviewing applications as they arrive and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Early applications are encouraged. Contact: Ms. Maureen McCafferty, Administrator to Faculty Appointments Committee, City University of New York School of Law at Queens College, 65-21 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11367.
The City University of New York is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control Act/Americans with Disability Act Employer.