Legislation and Policy - Clinical Teaching Fellowship

Loyola University-Chicago

United States

August 17, 2021

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Position Details

Job Title Legislation and Policy - Post-Graduate Clinical Teaching Fellowship

Position Title Legislation and Policy - Clinical Teaching Fellowship Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Chicago-Water Tower Campus Location Code SCHOOL OF LAW:CHILD LAW CNTR (02700F) Department Name LAW SCHOOL Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago School of Law invites applications for the post- graduate Legislation and Policy Clinical Teaching Fellowship. This Fellowship, a non-tenure track faculty position, will commence September 1, 2021, or as soon thereafter as possible, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

Under the direction of the director of the ChildLaw Policy Institute, housed in the Civitas ChildLaw Center at Loyola's School of Law, the Fellowship provides an opportunity for a recent law school graduate to gain experience in the area of clinical law teaching specific to policy and legislative reform. The Clinical Fellow will work closely with the Policy Institute's director, participating in the Institute's policy initiatives. The Policy Institute works on a broad range of projects related to children, including child protection, juvenile justice, domestic violence and children's health through policy reform, legislative advocacy, research and training. The Fellow also will participate in the development of course curriculum for the Legislation and Policy Clinic and may have the opportunity to participate in teaching and supervision of students involved in other classes. The Fellow will be encouraged to develop independent areas of interest, consistent with the mission of the ChildLaw Policy Institute.

Qualifications

Criteria for Selection: Preference will be given to recent law school graduates with experience in legislative and policy research and analysis on the state and/or federal level and familiarity with the legislative process, and an interest in pursuing a career in clinical law teaching. Candidates with at least two years of relevant experience are preferred. Must possess excellent communication and writing skills.

Physical Demands Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Preference will be given to recent law school graduates with experience in legislative and policy research and analysis on the state and/or federal level and familiarity with the legislative process, and an interest in pursuing a career in clinical law teaching. Candidates with at least two years of relevant experience are preferred. Must possess excellent communication and writing skills.

Open Date 07/10/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Selection Process: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position will begin September 1, 2021, or as soon thereafter as possible. Applicants are asked to submit (1) a letter of interest describing the candidate's reasons for applying for the fellowship, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) samples of scholarly or other written work, (4) a law school transcript, and (5) the names and contact information of up to three additional individuals prepared to provide professional references. Applications should be submitted through Loyola University Chicago's Careers website at https: // www. careers.luc.edu/postings/16506. Inquiries should be directed to: Professor Anita Weinberg, Director, ChildLaw Policy Institute, Loyola University Chicago, 25 E. Pearson, 11th Floor, Chicago, IL, 60611, aweinbe@luc.edu. LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for mission and diversifying our faculty. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at https:// www. luc.edu/mission/missionandidentity.shtml. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, candidates should consult our website at https:// www. luc.edu/transformativeed. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.

Quick Link for Posting https: // www. careers.luc.edu/postings/16506 Job Number 8500875 Organizational Location PROVOST

Posting Details Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date 09/01/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes

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