Postdoctoral Fellow

  • University of Idaho
  • Boise, ID, USA
  • May 18, 2024
Full time Legal Affairs

Job Description


University of Idaho

Postdoctoral Fellow

Location: Boise

Division/College: College of Law

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $70,000 annually

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The University of Idaho is unique in maintaining dual campuses in Boise and Moscow, which allows the Immigration Clinic to serve clients and conduct outreach throughout the state, as well as in Eastern Washington. The fellowship will be based in Boise, one of the nation's fastest-growing and most vibrant communities, with excellent access to outdoor recreation. Students in the Immigration Clinic represent immigrant clients in cases pending before a variety of courts and administrative agencies, including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The clinic focuses on asylum and other humanitarian forms of immigration relief.

In its first year, the fellowship will emphasize litigation skills, and the fellow will handle a modest caseload to hone immigration law expertise. In addition, the fellow will co-supervise student teams and help teach some clinic seminars. In their second year, the fellow will focus more on student supervision and teaching. During winter and summer breaks in the academic calendar, when students are not enrolled, the Fellow will also cover client matters.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A strong academic record and/or other indicia of ability
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to work for low-income and immigrant clients; and an interest in supervision and teaching
  • The ideal candidate will have 1-5 years of immigration law practice experience
  • The fellow must be admitted to the Idaho bar or another state bar

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Spanish proficiency is preferred

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • None

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP004432P

Posting Date: 05/16/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by June 3, 2024 will receive first consideration. To apply, the following documents must be submitted:
  • Cover Letter
  • Résumé
  • Unofficial law school transcript
  • 1 writing sample (upload to Other Document 1)

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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