Wednesday, November 11, 2009

chair in Law in Advocacy (corrected)

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law is seeking nominations and applications for its Douglas Stripp Distinguished Professorship of Law in Advocacy.

For this position, candidates should have a J.D. degree (or equivalent) from an accredited law school, experience or promise in leadership and program development, a record or promise of scholarly writing that will make a meaningful contribution to the academic literature and the profession, and significant experience in teaching advocacy or as an advocate. 


The Stripp Professor will collaborate with law school and campus faculty, the legal community, and local and national advocacy organizations to develop an innovative, integrated, and interdisciplinary advocacy curriculum; organize regional and national symposia; and develop and implement programs that advance advocacy and advocacy education.  The expectation is for the Stripp Professor to build these activities into a Center for Advocacy at the law school.     

The position will be open until filled, and review of applications will begin Dec. 1st.  Nominations and applications should be sent to:


Professor David Jacks Achtenberg, Chair
Douglas Stripp Distinguished Professor Search Committee
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
Phone: (816) 235-2382; Fax: (816) 235-5276


hat tip: Ed Richards



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