Sunday, December 2, 2012

Temple seeking to hire family law clinical professor

Here are the details:

Temple University Beasley School of Law

Clinical Faculty Position Announcement

Position Summary: The Temple University Beasley School of Law solicits applications for a position as an assistant or associate clinical professor of law. The current clinical position focuses on family law, but the school will consider other well-developed concepts for the clinic focused on the civil legal needs of low income Philadelphians. The position will begin July 1, 2013. This is a full-time, non-tenured position, renewable yearly initially, then eligible for longterm, renewable contracts in compliance with ABA Standard 405(c).  Salary will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience.

Minimum Qualifications: An excellent academic record and a J.D. degree; a preferred minimum of 5 years significant law practice and/or clinical teaching experience relevant to the proposed clinical program; demonstrated research and writing ability; and must be a member of the Pennsylvania Bar or willing to become a member as soon as practical following appointment. The ideal candidate will have both significant practice experience in the area of proposed clinical supervision and clinical law teaching experience as well as published work in a law journal or comparable publication.  Temple University is committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and is an EEO/AA employer.

To Apply: Please send the following to Professor Theresa Glennon at 1) cover letter; 2) one-two page proposal for clinic, including academic and social justice goals of the proposed clinic and explanation of how applicant’s experiences demonstrate ability to successfully run the proposed clinical experience; 3) writing sample, preferably of published work; 4) resume or c.v. Interested persons are encour­aged to apply as soon as possible as interviews will start in January, 2013. The position is open until filled.


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