Tuesday, May 18, 2021

AALS Webinar Reminder: 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.


May 18, 2021 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

NYU is Hiring


New York University School of Law, Academic Year 2021-2022.

NYU LawNYU is seeking applicants for a full-time position to teach in its program for international LLMs. The position requires teaching a two-week introductory courses in the second half of August; four one-credit small sections of a legal research, writing, and reasoning course in the fall semester; and one one-credit small section of a legal advocacy course in the spring semester. The aim of these courses is to teach foreign-trained attorneys the real-world skills they need to practice effectively in the US and global legal environments.

Qualifications include a JD or LLM degree, excellent academic record, bar admission, practice experience (generally at least three years or two years plus a clerkship), and demonstrated ability in legal research, writing, analysis, and communication. Teaching experience is preferred as is experience working with foreign lawyers or law students, or in an international setting.

The position is classified as a Research Scholar and comes with salary of $80,000 and a generous array of benefits, which include medical, dental, and vision. Further information regarding benefits can be found here: https://www.nyu.edu/employees/benefit/full-time/professional-research-staff/benefits-guide-2021.html. The appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal and the potential for multiple-year appointments.

All applications must include resume, law school transcript (an unofficial copy is fine), one writing sample, three references (letters are preferred, but names and current e-mail or telephone contact information are acceptable), and cover letter. Applications are accepted exclusively through Interfolio. Please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/87352. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled; however, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply before May 26, 2021.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Hat tip to Alice Burke


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Monday, May 3, 2021

Ebola Virus Outbreak Declared Over

The 12th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was declared officially over on Monday, just three months after the first case was reported in North Kivu. The World Health Organization declaration marks the end of the country’s fourth outbreak of the deadly disease in less than three years.

(adapted from a UN press release)


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