The UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKACOLLEGE OF LAW invites applications to develop and direct a new clinic in First Amendment law. The clinic, supported by a generous grant from the Stanton Foundation, will focus on rights of speech, press, and assembly, and involve direct representation of parties in litigation.
Responsibilities will include developing the clinic, managing a client caseload, supervising a resident Fellow and the client work of third-year law students, and developing and delivering relevant course instruction.
This is a full-time position and includes a three-year appointment as a Lecturer. The continuation of the appointment after that time will depend on the candidate's success and continued funding. To ensure the clinic is able to be offered in the fall semester of 2023, the director should be available to start as early in 2023 as possible, but in no event later than June 5, 2023. Salary is commensurate with experience.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.
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Minimum Required Qualifications:
Substantial, demonstrated experience as a practicing lawyer working on cases involving the First Amendment.
Superior academic record.
Experience or a strong interest in teaching, mentoring and supervising law students.
Current license to Practice Law in Nebraska. Non-Nebraska licensed attorneys may apply with the understanding that they must become licensed in Nebraska after the acceptance of any job offer.
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