Saturday, April 19, 2008

job opening at Idaho

The University of Idaho College of Law invites applications for the position of Legal Research and Writing Instructor for the 2008-09 academic year. The position is a one-year, full-time, contract position. The Legal Research and Writing course is a two-semester, five-credit, required first-year course. Three Legal Research and Writing Instructors are responsible for developing the course collaboratively.  In addition to shared responsibility for course development, each instructor is responsible for the direct instruction of a section of 35-37 students.  After an initial year of transition to the position, Instructors may teach a seminar that fits their interests and the needs of the institution.

Applicants must hold a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school or the equivalent.  Applicants should have a distinguished academic record and post-J.D. practice, clerking, or teaching experience, and they should demonstrate excellent legal research and writing abilities and the ability to work collaboratively with others. 

To apply, send a letter of application, a resume listing three references, and a writing sample to Elizabeth B. Brandt, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of Idaho, College of Law, P.O. Box 442321, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2321, by April 22, 2008.

For more details on this and other current openings for legal writing positions, check the LWI website job posting page.

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