Position Summary: The University of Idaho College of Law seeks to fill a temporary academic year (9-month appointment) faculty position. This position is responsible for supervising our established Immigration Litigation and Appellate Clinic and teaching our Immigration Law course. The clinic is devoted to providing legal services in various immigration matters and engaging in outreach activities to the surrounding communities. The faculty member will be involved in providing direct legal services to clients and will supervise law students who represent those clients. The faculty member will also be responsible for running the seminar or classroom component associated with the clinic, and other duties according to the needs of the college and as directed by the dean.
Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA accredited law school or the equivalent with a distinguished academic record and at least five years of post-J.D. practice, clerking, or teaching experience, two years of which must have been spent exclusively or primarily on immigration law. Applicants must be a member of a bar in good standing and must be eligible for admission to the Idaho Bar as a supervising attorney. Applicants must also be eligible and in good standing to practice law in the federal courts and before administrative agencies in the area of Immigration Law.
More than 5 years of post-J.D. practice, clerking, or teaching exclusively or primarily in the area of immigration law.
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Posting Number: F000781P
Posting Date: 05/29/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applications received by June 14, 2019 will receive first consideration.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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