University of Wisconsin Madison CLINICAL ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, LAIP in Madison, Wisconsin
CLINICAL ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, LAIP
Job no: 95870-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:LAW/LAW SCHOOL/REMGTON CT
Position Vacancy ID:
Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor, LAIP
CLINICAL ASSOC PROF(D52NN) or CLINICAL ASST PROF(D53NN)
A451050-LAW SCHOOL/LAW SCHOOL/REMGTON CT
Anticipated Begin Date:
MAY 01, 2019
This is a renewable appointment.
ANNUAL (12 months)
Degree and area of specialization:
J.D. or other appropriate law degree.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Three or more years prior experience with criminal legal issues required.
Prior experience with working with incarcerated clients and/or post-conviction work required.
License or Certificate:
Currently admitted to practice law in Wisconsin, or eligible to be admitted to the Wisconsin Bar by May 1, 2019.
The Frank J. Remington Center (FJRC) is an experiential learning program at the University of Wisconsin Law School. One of the oldest, largest, and most diverse clinics in the country, the FJRC's clinical projects and staff are dedicated to educating students of law; providing free legal services to low income, incarcerated, and vulnerable populations; and informing and improving the criminal justice system through research, advocacy, and community outreach.
The Remington Center is seeking one clinical assistant or associate professor to work within our clinics, primarily within the Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons (LAIP) project. The initial clinical placement will be with LAIP, but could later change dependent upon the needs of the Remington Center and successful applicant's knowledge and experience.
In LAIP, law students enrolled in the clinic interview inmates in correctional institutions throughout Wisconsin, analyze the inmates' civil or criminal legal problems, and take steps to resolve these problems. The students enroll in LAIP full-time job in the summer (typically after the 1L year), and then continue in the Fall and Spring semesters for 3-4 credits each semester. Each clinical professor/instructor in LAIP supervises 6-7 law students beginning in the summer, and then continues with those same students in the Fall and Spring.
The UW Law School, located in Madison, WI, is an integral part of the University of Wisconsin, one of the top research universities in the United States. We offer both JD and advanced law degrees, and enroll students from around the U.S. and around the world. Madison is a city of lakes, frequently listed among the top ten places to live in the U.S. Further information about the law school is available at www.law.wisc.edu.
The University of Wisconsin Law School is dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, faculty and community members. We therefore seek candidates who embrace engagement, inclusion, and diversity in the broadest sense. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume through the Jobs at UW website (www.jobs.wisc.edu) by the consideration date for full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through the consideration date of Sunday, October 28, 2018. The deadline for ensuring full consideration is Sunday, October 28, 2018; however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Applications Open: Sep 14 2018 Central Daylight Time