Wednesday, September 18, 2019

JOBS: Tulane’s First Amendment Clinic and Immigrants’ Rights Clinic

Via Prof. Laila Hlass:

 

Tulane Law is thrilled to announce that we are hiring for a director and professor of practice to lead a soon to be established First Amendment Clinic. The Stanton Foundation, created by a longtime president of CBS News, has committed nearly $1 million to cover the full operating costs of the new clinic. To learn more about our plans, please read recent news about this initiative.

 

To apply, please submit materials here: https://apply.interfolio.com/68076The description of the position and qualifications are listed below. Tulane Law also is hiring for a director and professor of practice for a newly established Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, and applicants for that position can apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/63659, and read more about the position at the end of this email. 

 

Director of Tulane Law First Amendment Clinic & Professor of Practice

Tulane Law School seeks highly qualified applicants for a full-time position as Professor of the Practice of Law leading its newly created First Amendment Clinic. The position would begin during the 2020-21 academic year, starting on July 1, 2020, and would be on the non-tenured faculty track, with an initial appointment of three years. 

The candidate who fills the position will have primary responsibility for developing the new First Amendment Clinic; engaging in case selection, litigation, and other advocacy to promote the clinic's mission and goals; supervising clinic students in all aspects of the clinic’s work; teaching a related subject-matter seminar or course; convening an advisory committee of First Amendment faculty experts; and managing development activities in support of the clinic. As a Professor of the Practice of Law, the successful candidate will participate in and vote at faculty meetings and serve on faculty committees within the School of Law.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications for the position include:

  • A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school and a strong academic record;
  • Experience in First Amendment and/or Constitutional matters;
  • Licensed bar membership in good standing in any one of the 50 states; 
  • 5 years of post-J.D. legal experience; and
  • A proven record of (or clear demonstrated potential for) successful teaching and professional engagement.
  • Candidates who teach in a law school legal clinic, who have prior experience supervising or teaching law students, or who have prior experience supervising attorneys in the area of First Amendment and/or Constitutional law matters are strongly preferred.

 

To apply, please complete the application form here https://apply.interfolio.com/68076.

Tulane Law School is committed to faculty diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants. To learn more about the law school, visit our website at https://law.tulane.edu

 

Inquiries about the clinic should be directed to Professor Catherine Hancock chancock@tulane.edu, the chair of the First Amendment appointments committee.

 

Director of Tulane Law Immigrants’ Rights Clinic & Professor of Practice

TULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks highly qualified applicants for a full-time professor of practice position leading its newly created Immigrants’ Rights Clinic. The position would begin during the 2020-21 academic year, starting on July 1, 2020, and would be on the non-tenured faculty track, with an initial appointment of three years.

The candidate who fills the position will have primary responsibility for developing the new Immigrants’ Rights Clinic; engaging in case selection, litigation, and other advocacy to promote the clinic's mission and goals; supervising clinic students in all aspects of the clinic’s work; teaching a related seminar course; and leading development efforts in support of the clinic.

Qualifications

Qualifications for the position include:
• A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school and a strong academic record;
• Experience in immigration and/or immigrants’ rights matters;
• Licensed bar membership in good standing in any one of the 50 states;  
• 5 years of post-J.D. legal experience;
• A proven record of (or clear demonstrated potential for) successful teaching and professional engagement.
• Candidates who teach in a law school legal clinic, who have prior experience supervising or teaching law students, or who have prior experience supervising attorneys performing immigration work are strongly preferred.

To apply, please complete the application form here: https://apply.interfolio.com/63659.  Inquiries may be made to Professor Laila L. Hlass, Appointments Committee Chair by email: lhlass@tulane.edu.

 

 

 

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