Georgia State University, College of Law

Position ID:Georgia State University-College of Law-ACLEXT [#23321, 23-107]
Position Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30303, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Law
Appl Deadline:2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/17)
Position Description:    

Georgia State University College of Law 2023 Clinical Faculty Recruitment Externship Program

Georgia State University's College of Law seeks highly qualified applicants for a full­time clinical faculty position in the Externship Program at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor.

Appointment is expected to begin Summer 2023. The position is a non-tenure track twelve-month clinical faculty appointment, with faculty status, a renewable contract, and job security commensurate with tenured faculty. Clinical faculty have voting rights and serve on faculty committees at the College of Law. Clinical faculty also teach non-clinic courses consistent with their expertise and interests.

The Externship Program is an integral part of GSU Law’s experiential learning curriculum. The Externship Program provides GSU Law full-time and part-time students opportunities to work with non-profits, government agencies, corporate in-house departments, law firms and judges while earning academic credit.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

• Teach externship seminar, focusing on the intersection of effective lawyering skills with professional identity formation, in all semesters including summer. • Supervise new and returning externs, facilitating a meaningful legal learning experience that adheres to program requirements. • Engage with extern students in one-on-one meetings and classroom environment to foster their learning and development, specifically as it relates to the formation of their professional identity. • Cultivate and oversee externship placements. • Provide support to site supervisors to ensure students receive a quality legal educational experience. • Conduct externship site visits as needed. • Advise and guide students on selecting externship placements. • Develop new externship placements in locations outside of Metro-Atlanta, including Washington D.C. and rural counties in Georgia. • Develop new externship placements with a special focus on increasing opportunities for part-time students. • Participate in meetings of and supervisor training CLE programs given by the Georgia Association of Legal Externships.

Qualifications for the position include:

• A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school and a strong academic record; • At least four (4) years relevant post-J.D. legal experience; • A proven record of (or clear demonstrated potential for) successful teaching and professional engagement; • Strong oral and written communication skills; and • Prior legal practice experience.

Applicants should submit a statement of interest, full curriculum vitae, and list of professional references. Please note that applicants may be required to submit further documentation prior to a campus interview, including three written letters of recommendation. Candidates should submit applications by December 31, 2022. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

For more information about the GSU Law Externship Program, visit the webpage at: https://law.gsu.edu/student-experience/experiential-learning/externships/ For questions about the position, please contact:

Kendall Kerew Clinical Associate Professor Director, Externship Program Georgia State University College of Law P.O. Box 4037 Atlanta, Georgia 30302-4037 404-413-9153 kkerew@gsu.edu

Part of a comprehensive research university, the College of Law is a dynamic law school located in the heart of Atlanta with approximately 650 full- and part­time law students.

We encourage applications from candidates who would diversify our faculty. Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As required by Georgia State University, an appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background investigation.


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Further Info:
https://law.gsu.edu/student-experience/experiential-learning/externships
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404-413-9153
 
Georgia State University College of Law
P.O. Box 4037
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-4037