Assistant Professor (Clinical)

  • Wayne State University
  • Detroit, MI
  • May 24, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Posting Number


Position Title

Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Number of Vacancies



07 - Law School

Primary Department

H0701-Deans Office Law School

Working Conditions

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Wayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Essential Functions (Job Duties)

The Wayne State University Law School is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor (Clinical). We encourage applications from candidates who will enhance the diversity of our faculty and whose scholarship engages with questions of social justice.

The Assistant Professor (Clinical) would direct, teach, & supervise the Business and Community Law Clinic (BCLC), a six-credit clinic that provides transactional legal services to small businesses, social enterprises, and non-profit organizations in the Detroit metropolitan area. Develop curriculum & materials for BCLC; teach seminar class for BCLC; implement clinic procedures, policies, & case management systems; supervise student casework; promote BCLC regionally & nationally. Engage in service to the law school and the University.


Applicants must hold a JD from an accredited American law school and three years of law-related employment after law school.

Preferred qualifications include three or more years of transactional practice, one or more year of experience as a clinical teacher, fellow, or staff attorney, and membership in the State Bar of Michigan or eligibility for admission without examination.

Prior teaching experience is also a plus.

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