Lawyering Skills Faculty Position (open rank)

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Job description

Cleveland, OH

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a lawyering skills professor position beginning July 2020. This is a 10-month contract, untenured position on the lawyering skills track with the potential for promotion depending on rank at hiring. Candidates will be considered for appointment at the assistant, associate or full professor level, commensurate with law teaching experience. We seek candidates with distinguished academic records, extensive practice experience in civil litigation, and experience teaching in a law school setting. Successful candidates should have a strong commitment to the teaching of lawyering skills. Key responsibilities will involve classroom teaching in our required upper level litigation skills course; one-on-one student interaction; drafting and grading multiple student writing projects each semester, and devising and coordinating simulation exercises in depositions and trial advocacy segments. In addition, this member of the faculty will be part of, and must integrate curriculum with, a team that teaches the legal skills program through our students’ first and second years and coordinates with the skills curriculum in other courses.

Candidates must have a JD, significant law practice experience and law school teaching experience. There is a preference for candidates who are licensed in Ohio, have more than ten years’ litigation practice experience, and have significant prior law school teaching experience.

How to apply

Contact: Cynthia Hill-Graham, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 11075 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, [email protected].

Further information about the law school is available at http://law.case.edu

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