Reporting to the Assistant Director, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinic, the Clinical Instructor is responsible for developing and supervising student projects and for building and maintaining client relationships. Will help develop training curriculum and materials for students in program. Will mentor students, including meeting regularly to discuss developments in their projects, and providing regular, detailed feedback. Will help supervise administrative aspects of program, including case management and development, web resources, and publicity.
The successful candidates will play a central role in helping to innovate, manage, and supervise Harvard Law School's vigorous and expanding program in negotiation, mediation, dispute resolution, facilitation. Clinical Instructors and are also expected to be engaged broadly in the life of the Law School and in the life of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.
Pending nomination and faculty committee review, clinical instructor may serve as a Lecturer on Law during the winter or spring semesters, leading a section in the Negotiation Workshop under the direction of the course leader. Duties as a lecturer include course planning, preparation and delivery of lectures, supervision of and feedback to students and working collaboratively with the other members of the teaching team. The Clinical Instructor may perform other duties as assigned.
This is a term position currently expected to extend through June 30, 2023 contingent upon funding and departmental needs.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Must have earned JD more than 3 years ago and be a member of the bar in good standing. Experience with theory and practice of negotiation, mediation, dispute systems design, facilitation, political dialogue or alternative dispute resolution (ADR) required. A conflict check will be required as part of the hiring process.
2+ yrs business and/or legal experience with focus on negotiation and dispute resolution and/or facilitation and dialogue, as well as some experience in clinical legal setting or with direct supervision and mentoring of junior attorneys or professionals. Superior interpersonal skills, proven capacity to work as a team member, sound judgment, an entrepreneurial attitude, exceptional ethical standards, strong mentoring ability, deft management skills, and outstanding writing and verbal skills required. Should be passionate about working with students and about developing field of negotiation and dispute resolution, and have long term interest in pursuing career in negotiation and dispute resolution. Teaching experience strongly preferred.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 51519BR
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