Position Summary: A full-time (academic year appointment) tenure-track faculty position. This position is responsible for teaching law school classes, developing mentoring relationships with law students, advising students on curricular and co-curricular activities, and developing a scholarly, outreach, and engagement agenda that will enrich the scholarly and legal communities and those they serve. The faculty member may also be involved in providing direct legal services to clients and may supervise up to eight law students per semester who represent those clients in a clinical setting, as well as running the seminar or classroom component of any clinic the faculty member is asked to lead. The faculty member will also represent the law school through participation in scholarly conferences, as well as through publication in national and/or international scholarly journals, which may include interdisciplinary placements.
Minimum Qualifications: (1) a J.D. from an ABA-accredited school or the equivalent; (2) a distinguished academic record; (3) a record or the promise of teaching excellence; and (4) a record or the promise of scholarly productivity.
Preferred Qualifications: (1) post-J.D. practice, clerking, or teaching experience; (2) a record or the promise of effectiveness as a member of a team; (3) bar membership in good standing, with eligibility for admission to the Idaho Bar as a supervising attorney; (4) a record or the promise of teaching excellence; (5) a record or the promise of expertise in the area of Family Law; and (6) a record or the promise of expertise in the area of Mediation and ADR.
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Posting Number: F000868P
Posting Date: 07/23/2020
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Review will begin October 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Required documents for application are (1) Resume/CV; (2) Letter of Qualification addressing whether you satisfy each of the required and preferred qualifications for the position; (3) statement (two pages maximum) of your demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in legal education (upload to Other Document 1); and (4) List of three references.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.