Thursday, August 6, 2020

Job Posting - Clinical Professor for Academic Success, University of Idaho (Moscow Campus)

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Clinical Professor for Academic Success

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title                                                  Clinical Professor for Academic Success

Location                                                           Moscow Division/College                                            College of Law Department                                                    Law

Employee Category                                     Faculty Classification Group Title                         Clinical Faculty Tenure Tracking                                            Not Applicable

Rank                                                                   Negotiable (must be justified)

Interim/Term Appointment                        No

Pay Range                                                       $95,000 – $105,000 as an Assistant Professor

Type of Appointment                                  Fiscal Year Full Time/Part Time                                              Full Time Funding

Internal Posting?

Position Summary                                        The College of Law seeks an individual to teach academic skills courses, develop and administer academic support and advising programs, and implement relevant policies, in collaboration with the College’s other student services professionals. The Professor for Academic Success designs, implements, and promotes activities helping all College of Law students achieve their full academic and professional potential through academic skills, bar preparation, and advising programs, as well as through individualized academic counseling and advising. These activities are required for law school accreditation under ABA Standards. This position also includes a teaching component; the Professor for Academic Success will teach academic skills courses.

A visa sponsorship is available for      No

the position listed in this vacancy.


Job Duty  Function                                       Teaching & Advising

Percentage Of Time                                     90


Job Duty  Function                                       Scholarship & Creative Activities

Percentage Of Time                                     0

Job Duty  Function                                        Outreach & Extension

Percentage Of Time                                     0

Job Duty  Function                                       University Service & Leadership

Percentage Of Time                                     10


Required Qualifications                             • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school.

  • Successful completion of a bar exam in any state.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a practicing attorney or in higher education.
  • Familiarity with scholarship on law school and bar exam success.
  • Ability to demonstrate self-direction, creativity, and logical problem-solving skills on a consistent basis.
  • Outstanding record of academic and/or professional achievement.
  • Desire to create an academic environment that respects and enhances diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications                          Teaching and/or tutoring experience in highly specialized fields, preferably law.

  • Three or more years of experience in student affairs, academic success, or related job duties.
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, addressing issues of diversity and inclusion.
  • Experience working with students or others in crisis with a calm and respectful demeanor, and subsequently making well-reasoned determinations of next steps.
  • Interest in contributing to scholarship on law school or bar exam success.

Physical Requirements & Working


Degree Requirement                                   Listed degree qualification is required at time of application.

Posting Information

Posting Number                                            F000861P

Posting Date                                                   07/09/2020

Closing Date                                                   08/07/2020

Open Until Filled                                           No

Special Instructions to Applicants       Please include the following documents with your application:

- Resume/CV

- List of References

- Letter of Qualification


- 8-12  page writing sample demonstrating legal analysis (uploaded to the

Other Document 1 field)

Background Check Statement                Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

EEO Statement                                              The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. List of References
  3. Letter of Qualification
  4. Other Document 1

Optional Documents


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

◦  Academic Keys

◦  Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU)

◦  Chronicle of Higher Education

◦  Craig's List

◦  Department of Labor/Job Service including Job Central or Idaho Works

◦  Facebook


◦  Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)


◦  LinkedIn

◦  National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (website)

◦  Newspaper

◦  Professional Listservs (Ex: NACUBO, AAAE, ISMC, ect.)

◦  UI Employee

◦  UI Register

◦  University of Idaho Website

◦  Veterans in Higher Ed

◦  Word of Mouth

◦  Other Advertising Venue

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