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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Announcement: Health Law Clinic Faculty Position at University of Pittsburgh School of Law

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Clinical Professor or Associate Clinical Professor to teach in and direct the School’s Health Law Clinic. This position is not in the tenure stream, but is part of a system of contracts progressing to renewable long-term contracts. The position will begin on July 1, 2014.

The Clinic’s primary mission is to provide an excellent experiential learning opportunity for our students, while also providing legal services to low-income individuals involved in health-related litigation (e.g., denial of benefits, guardianship proceedings). Duties will include classroom teaching; supervision of second- and third-year law students as they represent clients and participate in community projects; and community outreach and administrative responsibilities relating to the Health Law Clinic. 

Qualifications include admission to practice in Pennsylvania or willingness to seek admission to the Pennsylvania bar; experience in the field of health law (with a preference for experience representing individuals in benefits and guardianship proceedings); and the ability to work effectively with students, clients, and other constituents. The School has a strong preference for candidates with experience in clinical pedagogy or other law school teaching experience.

To apply:  Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of references to Professor Mary Crossley, Chair, Clinical Appointments Committee, University of Pittsburgh School of Law at crossley@pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. The deadline for applications is­­­­­­­­­­ September 3, 2013.

[KVT]

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