The University of Washington School of Law is seeking a Visiting Lecturer, beginning July 1, 2021, whose primary duties will be to serve as the managing director and instructor for the Federal Tax Clinic during the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a one-year visiting appointment on a 9-month basis with 3 months of summer salary available contingent upon student enrollments, case load, and funding. Duties include overseeing students handling cases before the Internal Revenue Service and in federal court. The clinic represents taxpayers who have disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and who are within current income guidelines. The clinic handles tax cases at all stages of the dispute, from clients under audit by the IRS, to cases before the United States Tax Court, and collection cases. Additional course offerings may be assigned depending on student and Law School needs. The successful applicant will be expected to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the School of Law.
J.D. and five or more years' experience in tax law and federal tax controversy and procedure.
LL.M in Taxation is preferred.
Admittance to the bar is a U.S. jurisdiction is required.
Candidates must also have a demonstrated record of successful classroom teaching experience and cultural competence skills.
Positive factors for consideration include experience developing clinical legal education and familiarity with clinical education literature, as well as experience managing grant-funded clinical operations.
Cover letter that includes a statement of interest in the position
Teaching evaluations within the last 3 years
The names and contact information of 3 individuals who can provide a reference. (Please do not send letters of recommendation at this time; the School of Law will contact references as needed)
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.