Assistant Professor, Clinical Legal Education, OU College of Law

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Job location
300 Timberdell Road
Norman, OK 73019
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
University of Oklahoma Legal Clinic
Street address: 
300 Timberdell Road
City: 
Norman
State: 
Oklahoma
ZIP: 
73019
Job type: 
Law School/Clinic Faculty
Position Description: 

The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for teaching lawyering skills to law students in the criminal defense clinic through the direct supervision of Licensed Legal Interns. Clinic students defend clients in misdemeanor and minor felony cases in Cleveland and McClain Counties. The Assistant Professor is responsible for overseeing a revolving criminal caseload of approximately 40-80 cases. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, twelve-month position.

Applicant should be familiar with clinical education pedagogy in shaping his/her supervisory techniques. The Assistant Professor will work collaboratively with other clinical faculty members to provide programmatic enhancement activities. The Assistant Professor will provide classroom instruction in lawyering skills courses, and will participate in clinic related activities as necessary.

Starting date is August 2017. The initial appointment will be for a one-year renewable contract that can lead, after three years, to renewable longer-term contracts with security of position consistent with ABA standards.

Requirements: 

J.D. from ABA-accredited law school
currently licensed to practice law in the State of Oklahoma or eligibility for and willingness to obtain such license
Minimum of 5 years practice in the relevant area or 2 years as a clinical faculty member

To apply: 

Submissions should include 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae or resume, 3) the names and contact information for 3 references.
Please submit print or electronic applications to:
Professor Amelia Pepper
Assistant Professor, OU College of Law
300 Timberdell Road
Norman, OK 73019
[email protected]

Notes: 
The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer. 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.
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Expiration date: 
Monday, July 31, 2017