Friday, April 30, 2021

Finding Legal Jobs Around the World: How LL.M. and J.D. Study Abroad Programs Help

Finding Legal Jobs Around the World: How LL.M. and J.D. Study Abroad Programs Help."
International LL.M. and U.S. J.D. students alike are under pressure to find “good” jobs after they complete law school. Study abroad provides a distinct advantage, and there are many opportunities for U.S. and international students alike to gain an edge.

The webinar will be held on May 26, 2021 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. You must register in advance with the AALS, but the program appears to be free. Click here for more information.

Hat tip to John Smagula.


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University of Illinois Chicago is Hiring Visitors for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

Full-Time Visiting Faculty, Open Rank (Podium Visitors) for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

The UIC John Marshall Law School, Chicago’s only public law school, seeks two or more experienced faculty members to serve as full-time Visiting Faculty (Open Rank) for Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022.

Fall 2021 courses may be taught remotely. Coverage is needed in the areas of Civil Procedure I and II, Contracts, and Lawyering Skills (legal research and writing), and Business Associations.

For Spring 2022, coverage is also anticipated for the same areas, but teaching will likely be on campus. The school welcome applications for full-year visitors who can arrange to be in Chicago for Spring 2022.

Candidates must have a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-approved law school or its equivalent from a foreign country. Candidates must have prior law school teaching experience. It is contemplated that the successful candidates will be current full-time or emeritus faculty members at ABA-approved law schools, although others with extraordinary credentials may be considered.

For fullest consideration, applicants should submit a current CV, cover letter, three professional references, and if available, three years of past teaching evaluations, which can be addressed to Associate Dean David Sorkin by May 17, 2021 to Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. The school may conduct an interview online.

All full time benefits eligible positions may include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes Vacation, Holiday, and Sick. In addition, the school offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents. Click here for a complete list of benefits.

The University of Illinois Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University also requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. Click here for more information.


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