THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for the position of Legal Research and Writing Assistant Clinical Professor for the 2013-14 academic year. The position is an academic year full time, non-tenure track, position. Although the contract for this position is not automatically renewable, renewal is open and there is no term limit for the position. The position is at the rank of Assistant Clinical Professor, a new, non-tenure track faculty rank that is replacing the Instructor rank for Legal Research and Writing positions at the College of Law, and includes the potential for promotion to Associate- and Full-Clinical Professor. Legal Research & Writing Clinical Professors enjoy the full benefits and privileges extended to all faculty at the College of Law. The Legal Research & Writing course at the University of Idaho is a two-semester, five-credit, required first year course. Three Legal Research & Writing Instructors are responsible for developing the course collaboratively. In addition to shared responsibility for course development, each instructor is responsible for the direct instruction of a section of 35-40 students. In addition, after an initial year of transition to the position, Instructors teach a 2 credit seminar such as Judicial Clerkships Seminar or Advanced Legal Writing.
Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA accredited law school or the equivalent, a distinguished academic record, and must demonstrate excellent legal research and writing abilities. Post J.D. judicial clerking experience is preferred. In addition practice and teaching experience are highly relevant. Finally applicants should demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with others.
Interested persons should apply online at www.uidaho.edu/human-resources or send a letter of application, resume listing three references, and writing sample to LR&W Search, University of Idaho, College of Law, 875 Perimeter Dr. MS 2321, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2321,by May 26, 2013. The University of Idaho is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University of Idaho has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, human rights, multiculturalism and community. It expresses that commitment by actively recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body, and by building and sustaining a welcoming, supportive campus environment. More information about the College of Law is available at www.law.uidaho.edu.