Thursday, August 19, 2010

Economic Development Clinical Law Faculty Position - University of Idaho

It's the time of year for job announcements!  This one is from Jerry Long:

    THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO COLLEGE OF LAW seeks to fill an entry level, tenure-track faculty position beginning in the Fall of 2011 at its Boise, Idaho satellite campus contingent upon approval of the position by the University’s Board of Regents.  The successful candidate will supervise a new Economic Development Clinical Program. This program will serve state and local governmental entities, tribal governments and non-profit organizations.  The clinical program will focus on economic development particularly as it pertains to land use planning and other economic development needs of local governments.  This new clinical program will collaborate with the existing small business legal clinic and low-income taxpayer clinic at the University of Idaho.  It will also collaborate with other University of Idaho programs providing outreach to local governments in the area of economic development.  Related non-clinic teaching assignments could also include State Constitutional Law and Legislation.  Applicants must have a distinguished academic record and post J.D. practice, clerking and/or teaching experience, must show promise as excellent teachers and productive scholars.   Candidates with prior clinical teaching experience and those with a demonstrated commitment to community economic development issues will be preferred.

    The College of Law, which has the exclusive statewide mission in Idaho public legal education, is embarked upon an innovative expansion of its program from its home campus in Moscow (in the northern Idaho panhandle) to Boise, the state capital and a growing population and economic center of the state.  As part of this expansion it has established a satellite campus in Boise, Idaho at which students may complete their third year of law school.  The successful applicant for this position will be part of the Boise law program.  In addition to clinical programs, the Boise program presently includes a curriculum focused on business and entrepreneurship a concurrent JD M.S in Acct. (Taxation Emphasis) with Boise State University, and the College’s Externship and Semester-in-Practice programs.  A commitment to and experience relevant to assisting the College with the expansion of its Boise program will be favorably considered.   Information about the College of Law is available on its website at  http://www.law.uidaho.edu .  Interested persons should either apply online at www.hr.uidaho.edu or send a letter of application and resume listing three references by regular mail or email to Professor and Associate Dean Elizabeth Brandt, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of Idaho College of Law, PO Box 442321, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2321, ebrandt@uidaho.edu .  

    The Committee will begin reviewing applications on September 15, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.  Priority will be given to applications received before November 1, 2010. The University of Idaho is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, human rights, multiculturalism and community.  It expresses that commitment by actively recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body, and by building and sustaining a welcoming, supportive campus environment.

Jamie Baker Roskie

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