The Moritz College of Law invites applications for the position of Intellectual Property Fellow in its Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic (EBLC) to start in Summer 2019.
The Fellow will assist the Director of the EBLC in running and teaching the clinic, which provides third-year law students with the opportunity to learn lawyering skills by representing entrepreneurs and their startup businesses. EBLC students typically work with clients on all phases of starting a business, including client intake, entity formation, and contract drafting. Students also learn how to protect and license the intellectual property of a business. The Fellow will have several areas of responsibility, including 1) supervising law students who represent clients under the Ohio Supreme Court's student practice rule, 2) classroom teaching of lawyering skills, 3) engaging with the local and regional entrepreneurial community, and 4) participating in the life and governance of the College of Law.
This is a 12-month contract with full University fringe benefits, presumptively renewable for a second year. The ideal start date will be July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will begin teaching in August 2019.
Additional Information for Applicants::
The Moritz College of Law is an integral part of one of the world's great educational institutions. Founded in 1891 and consistently the top-ranked law school in the state of Ohio, Moritz boasts a collegial community of approximately 570 students and more than 50 faculty members. Moritz is known for its rigorous academic program, the pioneering research of its world-class faculty, a deep commitment to teaching and professional training, and the development of future leaders.
The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Please include a resume, list of 3 references, and cover letter. Applications are due by April 15th. Interviews are expected to take place in May 2019. Requires successful completion of a background check. Questions can be directed to Professor Paige Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates with at least two years of experience representing entrepreneurs and early-stage companies in intellectual property matters; candidates should also have an excellent academic record that demonstrates potential for clinical teaching and preparation of clinical educational materials; candidates should be admitted to the Ohio Bar or eligible for admission in Ohio.
Target Salary: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.