Sunday, June 26, 2011

Job opening for environmental law clinician

Here's the posting from U. Chicago:

The Law School at the University of Chicago is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position leading its newly created Environmental Law Clinic. The position would begin during the 2011-12 academic year and would be on the Law School's clinical professor track. The attorney who fills the position will have primary responsibility for developing the new Environmental Law Clinic; engaging in case selection, litigation, and other advocacy to promote the Environmental Law Clinic's mission and goals; supervising clinic students in all aspects of the Environmental Law Clinic's work; and teaching a related seminar and/or clinical skills courses.

Candidates must have a J.D.; must have at least three years of experience in the environmental law field, and be admitted to or eligible for and able to obtain admission to the Illinois bar. Candidates who teach in a law school legal clinic or who have prior experience supervising or teaching law students or other attorneys are strongly preferred. Experience in litigation and/or policy concerning water pollution preferred. Excellent writing, editing, and supervision skills are required.

Each candidate should submit a curriculum vita or resume, a list of references, a legal writing sample, a detailed description of the candidate's relevant practice experience and teaching experience, and course evaluations from prior teaching experience if any. Other material relevant to your candidacy may be included as well. Candidates must apply on line and upload application material at: All application material must be received by August 19, 2011.


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