A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The University of Michigan Law Clinical Fellows Program seeks applicants for a fellowship in its Pediatric Advocacy Clinic (PAC). This is a two year appointment with the possibility of extension for a third year.
The Clinical Fellows Program is designed to fully support attorneys wishing to explore the possibility of a career in clinical teaching. Michigan Clinical Fellows gain valuable experience and mentoring in clinical pedagogy and in their substantive area of practice. Their duties include clinical teaching and student supervision in conjunction with a clinic director, and participation in the operation and development of the clinic in which they teach. Support is provided for personal and professional development and scholarship.
The Pediatric Advocacy Clinic is one of the first medical-legal partnerships in a law school setting. Collaborating with health care providers in and around Ann Arbor, the PAC provides a range of civil legal services to low-income families with the goal of improving child health and well-being. The caseload consists primarily of education cases, Medicaid appeals, and family law/domestic violence cases.
Michigan’s Clinical Fellows salaries and benefits are very competitive. The fellowship begins during the spring of 2019.
The successful applicant will have a minimum of 3 years ofexperience in at least one of PAC’s core areas of practice, as well as a strong interest in clinical teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to serving the under-served. Candidates must hold a J.D. degree and be eligible for licensure in Michigan.
Familiarity with medical-legal partnerships is a plus and potential for scholarship and success as a clinic teacher.
At the University of Michigan, our dedication to academic excellence for the public good is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. U-M is committed to recruiting, selecting, and retaining a diverse and highly engaged staff community.
Questions may be directed to Associate Dean Debra Chopp at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-763-1948.
We will begin reviewing applications on April 1, 2019, but will accept applications until the position is filled. Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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