Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Law

  • University of Idaho
  • Boise, ID
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Law & Criminal Justice

Job Description

 University of Idaho

Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Law

Location: Boise

Division/College: College of Law

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $95,000 or higher depending upon experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
This is a full-time (academic year appointment), tenure-track or tenured faculty position for the College of Laws Boise location. The successful candidate could be an entry-level Assistant Professor rank on a tenure track, or an Associate or Full Professor rank with tenure, depending on the candidates qualifications. This position involves directing a clinic at the College of Law. In the past, this clinic has provided direct legal services to clients with a focus on residential tenant eviction defense, habitability, and security deposits. The faculty member will have latitude to shape the vision and focus of the clinic going forward, as long as there is a relationship with housing law. Examples include a landlord-tenant clinic, a reentry clinic, a veterans clinic, and a benefits clinic. In addition to supervising clinic students, the faculty member will also be responsible for teaching an additional course in a related subject, developing mentoring relationships with students, advising students on curricular and co-curricular activities, and developing a scholarly, outreach, and engagement agenda that will enrich the community. The faculty member will also represent the law school through attendance at scholarly and clinical teaching conferences, as well as through publication in national and/or international scholarly journals, which may include interdisciplinary placements.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • a J.D. from an accredited school or the equivalent.
  • a distinguished academic record;
  • at least five years of post-J.D. practice or clerking experience;
  • active membership in at least one state bar and ability to obtain Idaho State Bar admission as a supervising attorney by November 1, 2023;
  • a record or the promise of excellence in teaching;
  • a record or the promise of excellence in scholarship; and
  • a record or the promise of excellence in fostering an inclusive learning environment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • more than two years of post-J.D. practice or full-time teaching experience in the law clinic setting and/or serving clients in housing-related matters.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001039P

Posting Date: 06/24/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
This posting has a first consideration date of September 15, 2022.

Required documents for application are (1) Resume/CV; (2) Letter of Qualification addressing whether you satisfy each of the required and preferred qualifications for the position; (3) List of three references; (4) Statement (two pages maximum) of your demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive community in legal education and/or the legal profession. (upload to Other Document 1 field); (5) Research agenda (two pages maximum) describing your scholarly interests and anticipated future research projects. (upload to Other Document 2 field).

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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