Interim Director of Criminal Defense Law Clinic and Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Legal
University of Alabama School of Law
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 521770
Position Summary The University of Alabama School of Law seeks qualified applicants for the position of Interim Director of the Criminal Defense Law Clinic and Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction.
Detailed Position Information The Interim Director of the Criminal Defense Law Clinic and Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction will oversee and/or conduct all phases of legal advocacy for clinic clients, teach and supervise law clinic students, and manage other law clinic staff. We seek applications from entry-level and lateral candidates with demonstrated potential for outstanding law practice and clinical education.
This is a year-round (12-month) contract position. The duration of the contract is negotiable for a period of one to three years. This position is non-tenure earning and does not lead to security of position. Salary and benefits will be nationally competitive. All applications are confidential to the extent permitted by state and federal law; the position will remain open until filled. Questions should be directed to Russell Gold, Chair of the Criminal Defense Clinic Hiring Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Minimum Qualifications J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, a distinguished academic record, and experience as a clinical teacher or practicing lawyer. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Alabama or become licensed no later than one year after accepting the position.
Preferred Qualifications Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience in criminal law matters.
Instructions and Required Materials for Application Please submit a CV/resume and letter of interest.