Tuesday, November 27, 2007
The University of Southern California Gould School of Law seeks applicants for a faculty position in the Post-Conviction Justice Project Clinic to begin Fall 2008.
The Law School has a long tradition of clinical education and is committed to expanding its live-client clinical curriculum. The primary responsibility of this position is further developing and teaching in the Post-Conviction Justice Project, an existing live-client clinical course. The person hired for this position will co-teach this course with another clinical professor. Clinical faculty members at USC typically also teach a doctrinal or simulation-based lawyering skills course in addition to their clinic.
The Post-Conviction Justice Project represents prisoners in a variety of legal matters including habeas petitions in state and federal courts, administrative hearings before the California Board of Parole Hearings, and in cases challenging conditions of confinement. The Project also is considering taking on one or more innocence project cases.
Candidates will be considered for continuous appointment to the Law School's clinical professor track. J.D. Degree and a minimum of five years' relevant practice or comparable clinical teaching experience are required. Teaching experience in a clinical setting is preferred. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in at least one state and be eligible to take the July 2008 California bar if not already admitted to practice in California.
To apply, mail by December 14, 2007, a letter describing clinical teaching interests and relevant practice experience, a resume, and the names of three references to Assoc. Dean Greg Keating, USC Law School, 699 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90089-0071. The Law School is an equal opportunity employer.