Hofstra University School of Law, located in Hempstead, NY, is
seeking to hire a Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor to teach
and supervise its Veterans Law Clinic. Commenced in January 2017 as
part of the School of Law's Health Law program, and recently named
the Robert W. Entenmann Veterans Law Clinic, the Clinic helps
veterans with disabilities access crucial VA benefits, including
monthly disability compensation, cost-free healthcare, and
education benefits. The Clinic represents veterans in
disability compensation appeals before the US Department of
Veterans Affairs and the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
The Clinic also represents veterans in applications for discharge
upgrades before the Discharge Review Boards and Boards for
Correction of Military/Naval Records with a focus on those
discharged for reasons relating to mental health conditions,
military sexual trauma, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor will be responsible
for all aspects of running the Clinic, including course planning
and teaching, supervision and mentoring of law students in
representing veterans, clinic administration, and community
education and outreach. Our Clinical Faculty benefit from generous
support for scholarship and pedagogical innovation, as well as
being part of an active and engaged NYC-area clinical
community. All Clinical Professors are warmly encouraged to
participate in faculty workshops, conferences, and other aspects of
academic life at the Law School, including the monthly meetings of
an energetic and supportive clinical faculty.
The Hofstra Law Clinic was established in 1973 and is an
integral part of the Law School. The Law School has clinical
offerings in the following areas: Asylum, Deportation
Defense, Community and Economic Development, Criminal Defense, Law
Reform, Federal Tax, and Youth Advocacy. The Robert W.
Entenmann Veterans Law Clinic is an integral component of the
School’s vibrant health law program and renowned Gitenstein
Institute for Health Law and Policy.
Clinical teaching experience is desirable, though not
required. Salary is commensurate with experience.
To apply: Please submit a letter of interest with a CV and
a list of references via email only to Visiting Clinical Faculty
Committee at LawSchoolFacultyJobs@hofstra.edu.
Please include “Visiting Assistant Clinical
Professor” in the subject line. The deadline for
submission is July 1, 2021.
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer,
committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative
staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire
spectrum of a diverse community.