Clinical Teaching Fellowship, Civil Rights Clinic - Sturm College of Law

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law invites applications for a one-year clinical teaching fellowship in our Civil Rights Clinic. The fellowship is designed for an experienced lawyer who is interested in exploring the possibility of a career in law school clinical teaching.

Position Summary

This one-year fellowship will provide the fellow the opportunity to supervise and train law students who are representing clients in federal civil rights litigation primarily involving the constitutionality of the conditions in which federal and state prisoners are held. The Fellow will also teach classes and attend workshops designed to train the fellow as a clinical teacher. The Fellow will be integrated into the intellectual life of the law school and the larger University and is invited to attend faculty scholarly workshops and mentoring sessions.

This is a thirteen-month appointment that should begin no later than May 15, 2020.

Required Qualifications

  • JD or equivalent
  • Three years of federal litigation experience in the relevant practice areas
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest lawyering
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Member of the Colorado Bar or able to gain admission by May 15, 2020 (Colorado permits faculty teaching in a clinical program to waive into the bar)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exposure to clinical teaching.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials soon as possible. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. Questions about the position can be directed to Laura Rovner (lrovner@law.du.edu).

Salary Range:
Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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