Tuesday, December 30, 2008

job opening in Cleveland

The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law invites candidates to apply to join its legal writing faculty beginning in the 2009-2010 academic year.

Cleveland-Marshall requires all first-year students to take a two-semester, six-credit, graded legal writing and research course. The successful candidate will regularly teach two sections of the required first-year course.  Successful candidates must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and have had two years of either legal practice experience or a judicial clerkship. Ideally, a candidate will have significant practice experience that includes legal writing and research expertise and a strong academic record. Candidates should submit a cover letter, a resume, a list of three references, and a writing sample consisting of a legal brief or memorandum, or an excerpt, with a maximum length of 10 pages, to Carolyn Broering-Jacobs, Director of Legal Writing, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2121 Euclid Avenue, LB 128, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.

The search committee will begin to review applications on January 5, 2009, and the position will remain open until filled.

1. The position advertised:
_X _ b. may lead to successive long-term contracts of five or more years.

2. The professor hired:
_X _ a. will be permitted to vote in faculty meetings.

3. The school anticipates paying an annual academic year base salary in the range checked below.
_X _ d. $60,000 to $69,999
_X _ e. $50,000 to $59,999
_X _ f. $40,000 to $49,999

4. The number of students enrolled in each semester of the courses taught by the legal research & writing professor will be:
_X _ c. 36 - 40

hat tip:  Professor Claire Robinson May



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