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Assistant Clinical Professor of Law / Clinical Professor of Law

Application Window

Open date: August 5th, 2021

Next review date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The University of California, Irvine School of Law invites applications for a full-time clinical faculty position, with security of employment or potential for security of employment, to begin on July 1, 2022.

UC Irvine School of Law is a visionary law school focused on training talented and passionate lawyers and driven by professional excellence, intellectual rigor, and a commitment to enrich our communities through public service. UCI Law, founded just over ten years ago, is the newest public law school in California, ranked 12th in the nation for scholarly impact, and is highly regarded for its faculty and expert practical training. UCI Law offers a distinct, innovative approach to legal education that features experiential learning and interdisciplinary studies. Committed to values of public service, excellence in scholarship and teaching, and fostering a diverse, inclusive community, UCI Law is home to distinguished faculty and passionate, talented, and socially conscious students.

The UCI Law clinical program is currently ranked 6th in the nation. The founding faculty adopted as a graduation requirement that each student participate in at least one semester of clinical education in which she assists clients in solving legal problems. We currently offer eleven clinical courses that fulfill the requirement: Appellate Litigation, Civil Rights Litigation, Community & Economic Development, Consumer Law, Criminal Justice, Domestic Violence, Environmental Law, Immigrant Rights, Intellectual Property Arts & Technology, International Justice, and Workers, Law, and Organizing. The candidate selected will either create a new clinic or co-teach in one of the law school's existing clinics, and will assist in the planning and development of the overall clinical program.

Appointment, merit, and promotion in the Clinical Professor of Law series requires, in addition to excellence in teaching and service, that the candidate makes outstanding and recognized contributions in research/scholarship in the discipline and/or of pedagogy.

Applicants must hold a J.D. degree or equivalent, or a Ph.D., from an accredited institution, and have demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching and scholarly achievements. At least five years of practice experience and two years of clinical teaching experience are strongly preferred. Scholars from all areas of interest are encouraged to apply.

For more information about UCI Law, visit: www.law.uci.edu.

Interested candidates should submit application materials using UC Irvine 's online application system, AP Recruit: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07008.

The University of California Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer advancing inclusive excellence. UCI supports equity, diversity, and inclusion in faculty recruitment through the Chancellor’s Inclusive Excellence Awards program: https://inclusion.uci.edu/chancellors-inclusive-excellence-awards/. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Applicants must hold a J.D. degree or equivalent, or a Ph.D. from an accredited institution.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07008

Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.