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Assistant Clinical Professor of Law

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
Location Moscow
Division/College College of Law
Department College of Law
Employee Category Faculty
Classification Group Title Clinical Faculty
Tenure Tracking Non-Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Interim/Term Appointment No
Multi-Year Contract (Non-Tenure Track) Not Applicable
Position Type Permanent
Pay Range $75,000-$80,000
Type of Appointment Academic Year
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Internal Posting?
Position Summary

To teach the College’s legal writing and analysis course on a full-time basis at its Moscow, Idaho location. The course is a two-semester, five-credit, required first-year course. This role will be responsible for developing the course collaboratively with three other faculty members. In addition to shared responsibility for course development, this role will be responsible for the direct instruction of a section of approximately 25-35 students. This role will also teach an additional course, depending on the College of Law’s curricular needs.


Job Duty Function Teaching & Advising
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Developing course material for the legal writing and analysis course, in collaboration with three other faculty members. Teaching two sections of the legal writing and analysis course to a total of approximately 25 to 35 students. Advising students enrolled in that section. Teaching an additional course as assigned. Advising students on curricular and co-curricular activities.

Job Duty Function Outreach and Extension
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Engagement in statewide, national, and international professional associations.

Job Duty Function University and College Service and Leadership
Job Duties/Responsibilities

Contributions to the college, university, and profession by serving on college and university committees.


Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA accredited law school or the equivalent, have a distinguished academic record, demonstrate excellent legal research and writing abilities, and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others.

Preferred Qualifications

Post-J.D. judicial clerking experience or practice is preferred. In addition, teaching experience is highly relevant.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

Posting Information

Posting Number F000640P
Posting Date 12/28/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Application requires:
1. Resume/CV;
2. Cover letter addressing the minimum and, if applicable, preferred qualifications for the position;
3. List of at least three references relevant to the candidate’s qualifications; and
4. A writing sample of approximately 10-15 pages under “Other Document 1.” The writing sample must analyze an actual or hypothetical legal issue in the form of an appellate brief, trial court brief, or interoffice memorandum.

Applications received by January 26, 2018 will receive first consideration. The posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

EEO Statement

The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EOE AA/M/F/D/V

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of References
  4. Other Document 1
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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