The University of Washington School of Law seeks applications for a Visiting Lecturer during the 2021-22 academic year. The Immigration Clinic provides legal representation to indigent immigrants and refugees, while also providing students with invaluable hands-on lawyering experience. In addition to direct representation, students engage in policy advocacy, community outreach, and community education.
Faculty and students in the clinic represent immigrants in removal proceedings, detained immigrants with final orders of removal who are being held indefinitely in government custody, and minors in removal proceedings to apply for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), including related representation before family courts.
Faculty and students represent immigrants before USCIA, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal District Courts and the 9th Cir. Court of Appeals. The immigration clinic has a great collaborative working relationship with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), the state’s primary provider of immigration legal services to low-income immigrants and refugees.
The immigration clinic visitor will teach the seminar component of the clinic, supervise clinical students and together with students and community stakeholders, shape the docket.
The Lecturer will be responsible for:
When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com
Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Washington and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com