Loyola University Chicago ChildLaw Legislation and Policy - Clinical Teaching Fellowship in Chicago, Illinois

ChildLaw Legislation and Policy - Clinical Teaching Fellowship

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Please see Special Instructions for more details. Selection Process: Review of applications will begin April 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The position will begin July 1, 2018, 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, (5) two letters of recommendation, 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: (to be completed by HR). 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 http://www.luc.edu/mission/missionandidentity.shtml. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, candidates should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.

Position Details

Position Details

Job Title ChildLaw Legislation and Policy - Two-Year Post-Graduate Clinical Teaching Fellowship

Position Title ChildLaw 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 ChildLaw Legislation and Policy Clinical Teaching Fellowship. This two-year Fellowship, a non-tenure track faculty position, will commence July 1, 2018, or as soon thereafter as possible.

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 ChildLaw Legislation and Policy Clinic and may have the opportunity to participate in teaching and supervision of students involved in other childlaw 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; a demonstrated interest in the field of child law; 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; a demonstrated interest in the field of child law; 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 03/30/2018

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Selection Process: Review of applications will begin April 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The position will begin July 1, 2018, 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, (5) two letters of recommendation, 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: (to be completed by HR). 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 http://www.luc.edu/mission/missionandidentity.shtml. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, candidates should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.

Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/7284

Job Number 8500875

Organizational Location Provost

Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date 07/01/2018

Position End Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Writing Sample

  • Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

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Office of Human Resources

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