CLINICAL FELLOW FOR CIVIL ADVOCACY CLINIC

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Job location
1401 N. Charles Street, Suite D
Baltimore, MD 21201
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
University of Baltimore Law Clinic
Street address: 
1401 N. Charles Street, Suite D
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
Maryland
ZIP: 
21201
Job type: 
Law School/Clinic Faculty
Position Description: 

The University of Baltimore School of Law invites applications for a Fellowship in its Civil Advocacy Clinic to start on or about July 1, 2017. This public interest fellowship program offers practicing attorneys exposure to law school clinical teaching.
The Civil Advocacy Clinic represents low-income individuals and organizations in poverty law litigation, legislative advocacy, and legal reform. The Clinic handles a wide variety of cases, which include housing, public benefits, consumer, and employment law. The Civil Advocacy Clinic Fellow's duties include direct supervision of case work by clinic students and clinic classroom teaching in coordination with clinic faculty. Fellows also pursue professional goals in conjunction with his/her clinic director, including opportunities for scholarship. Fellows are responsible for case coverage during school vacations.
This position is a contractual appointment for up to two years and can be extended for a third year under certain circumstances.
Qualifications: excellent oral and written communication skills; at least two years of experience as a practicing lawyer primarily in litigation; a strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability; commitment to work for low income clients and a strong interest in teaching. Fellows must be members of the Maryland Bar (currently licensed in Maryland or willing to take the next Maryland Bar exam) in order to supervise law practice by students.
Salary: The current salary is $55,000. The position includes full benefits, including retirement annuities, research support, and travel allowance.
Position is open until filled, and applications submitted by April 20, 2017 will receive priority consideration. For more details about the Fellows’ Program, please view our website at http://law.ubalt.edu/clinics/fellows/
We appreciate your interest in our recruitment. Please review the information at the bottom of the Job Posting here http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-... before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.
We need to receive your electronic application in our system by the vacancy closing date in order to consider you for the vacancy.
If you have any questions about the position, please email Prof. Michele Gilman at [email protected].
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The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices. UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.
UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.
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Requirements: 

Qualifications: excellent oral and written communication skills; at least two years of experience as a practicing lawyer primarily in litigation; a strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability; commitment to work for low income clients and a strong interest in teaching. Fellows must be members of the Maryland Bar (currently licensed in Maryland or willing to take the next Maryland Bar exam) in order to supervise law practice by students.

To apply: 

We appreciate your interest in our recruitment. Please review the information at the bottom of the Job Posting here http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-... before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Expiration date: 
Sunday, August 20, 2017