Tuesday, March 8, 2022

University of Oregon Nonprofit Clinic Director Search

The University of Oregon School of Law is searching for a Nonprofit Clinic Director. The description of the position and the instructions to apply can be found here.

"Position Summary

The Director will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Nonprofit Clinic, including outreach across the university campus and the Oregon nonprofit community. In addition, because the Clinic is part of the law school's nationally recognized Business Law Program, the Director will work closely with other faculty affiliated with the Program.

The Director’s core instructional duties consist of teaching the interdisciplinary Spring course and developing and teaching a new Fall semester law course. The Fall course will provide legal assistance on a range of legal matters for nonprofits.

The Nonprofit Clinic Director is a 9-month, funding contingent, career non-tenure track Assistant Clinical Professor position reporting to the Director of Experiential Education. An additional month of summer salary will be offered to finalize Spring projects and prepare for Fall.

The Director will work closely with faculty who are part of the law school’s nationally recognized Business Law Program. The Clinic is one of the Program’s experiential learning offerings."

March 8, 2022 in Fellowship & Job Opportunities | Permalink | Comments (0)

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Call for Nominations: 2021 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards

From the inbox:

The Committee on Nonprofit Organizations of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section is calling for nominations for the “2021 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards.” The Committee presents the Awards annually to outstanding lawyers in the categories of Academic, Attorney, Nonprofit In-House Counsel, and Young Attorney (under 35 years old or in practice for less than 10 years). The Committee will also bestow its Vanguard Award for lifetime commitment or achievement on a leading legal practitioner in the nonprofit field.

Nominations are due by March 22, 2021. For a nomination form, please go to the Nonprofit Organizations Committee webpage and scroll down to find the form under “2021 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards." The Awards will be announced at the Business Law Section's Spring Meeting in April.

Here are the 2020 winners.

February 21, 2021 in Fellowship & Job Opportunities | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, August 17, 2015

The University of Iowa Invites Applications

The University of Iowa College of Law sent to us the following request for applications for tenure, tenure track, and clinical professors:

     THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA COLLEGE OF LAW anticipates hiring several tenured/tenure track faculty members and clinical faculty members (including a director for field placement program) over the coming year. Our goal is to find outstanding scholars and teachers who can extend the law school’s traditional strengths and intellectual breadth. We are interested in all persons of highacademic achievement and promise with outstanding credentials. Appointment and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should send resumes, references, and descriptions of areas of interest to:  Faculty Appointments Committee, College of Law, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa  52242-1113.

   THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.



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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Justice Entrepreneurs Project

With my background in nonprofit law, I get to know our public interest students pretty well - I'm sure many of you have the same experience.    Here in West Virginia, we also have a very strong need for attorneys who are willing to work in rural communities and to solve access to justice issues for low- and moderate- income clients.   Projects like the Justice Entrepreneurs Project, sponsored by the Chicago Bar Foundation, can help bridge that gap.   

The Chicago Bar Foundation's Justice Entrepreneurs Project (JEP) is accepting applications for its next class of lawyers who will begin the program in November 2014.  The JEP is looking for entrepreneurial and public interest-minded recent law graduates who are interested in creating their own law practices serving low and moderate income clients.  Participants in the 18-month program will receive training, mentoring and other support on business and legal issues as well as space and other infrastructure as they get started with their practices.  The application deadline is September 2 and information sessions to learn more about the program will be held at the JEP offices at 208 S. Jefferson, Suite 204, on August 15 at 12:15 p.m. and August 21 at 5:30 p.m..  More information about the JEP is available ... at www.chicagobarfoundation.org/jep.







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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

American Fund for Alternatives to Animal Research Invites Applications for Postdoctoral Fellowship

The American Fund for Alternatives to Animal Research and the New England Anti-Vivisection Society are offering a $40,000, one-year postdoctoral fellowship grant (with possible renewal) to a woman interested in using alternatives to animal methods in the investigation of women's health or sex differences.  The award is available to female postdoctoral scientists researching women's health or sex differences whose research involves the development, validation, or use of non-animal alternatives.  Applicants must hold an interest in using or promoting non-animal alternatives in research.

Complete program guidelines and application instructions are available at the AFAAR Website.  Application deadline in December 15, 2013.


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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging Invites Applications for Grant Program

Philanthropy News Digest today reported that the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging is inviting applications for its 2010-2011 Academic Research Grant Program.  According to the Digest, the program "is intended to further scholarship about new or improved public policies, laws, and/or programs that will enhance the quality of life for the elderly (including those who are poor or otherwise isolated by lack of education, language, culture, disability, or other barriers)." 

The Digest continues: 

The center expects grantees to meet the objectives of the grant program through individual or collaborative research projects that analyze and recommend changes in one or more important existing public policies, laws, and/or programs relating to the elderly; or anticipate the need for and recommend new public policies, laws, and/or programs for the elderly necessitated by changes in the number and demographics of the country's and the world's elderly populations, by advances in science and technology, by changes in the healthcare system, or by other developments. Each grant recipient is required to publish an article on the subject of their research in a first-rate journal.

[In the past,] scholars in the fields of health, law, medicine, and sociology have been awarded grants. The program is open to all interested and qualified legal, health sciences, social sciences, and gerontology scholars and professionals. Two or more individuals in the same institution or different institutions may submit a collaborative proposal. Grant recipients must be U.S. citizens or legal residents of the U.S. and must be affiliated with a U.S.-based institution or organization.

The grant program annually awards up to four one-year grants of $20,000 each.

Application materials are available at the Borchard Foundation Web site.


July 29, 2010 in Fellowship & Job Opportunities, Other, Studies and Reports | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Saturday, March 8, 2008

Fellowship Opportunity

2008 David Stevenson and William Diaz Faculty Fellowships

The Nonprofit Academic Centers Council is now accepting applications for the 2008 David Stevenson and William Diaz Faculty Fellowships. These Fellowships are awarded to faculty of color teaching and conducting research in the field of philanthropic and nonprofit sector studies.  2008 Fellowships must be completed between August 1, 2008 and July 31, 2009.  The application deadline is   March 31, 2008.  Application information is available online.  For additional information, contact   the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council at (216) 368-0969


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