Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for the position of Director of its new First Amendment Clinic. The Clinic will join the other 18 law clinics and externships offered by the law school (see http://law.wustl.edu/clinicaled/pages.aspx?id=6898). The new director will assume the position in summer 2019 in preparation for fall classes.
The Clinic, through its second- and third-year law students, will provide legal assistance for organizations, journalists, students, and citizens defending and advancing issues of freedom of speech, press, and assembly.
The director will oversee all aspects of the Clinic, including the teaching of students (through one-on-one tutorials and a weekly seminar), supervision of and responsibility for student casework, identification and selection of clients, and day-to-day administration of the Clinic. The director will also teach non-clinic courses and assist other law school programs.
Candidates must be eligible to practice law in Missouri (i.e., must be a member of the Missouri bar or eligible for admission as a law teacher without examination pursuant to Missouri Supreme Court Rule 13.06). Candidates should have practice experience in litigation, outstanding legal research and writing skills, and promise as a teacher and mentor for law students.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Applicants must complete an online application by navigating to https://jobs.wustl.edu/ and searching for job opening number 43174.
In addition to completing the online application, applicants should submit a resume, law school transcript, references, and brief description of the candidate’s interest and qualifications to: Professor Robert Kuehn, Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Washington University School of Law, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1120, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899; firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Retirement Savings Plan -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Department Name/Job Location:
The position is in the Clinical Education Program with the School of Law at the Danforth Campus.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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