Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Wayne State University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Legal Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Posting Details

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.

Unique Duties

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Testing Requirements
Not Applicable

Test Scheduling

Job Type

Job Category
Faculty and Academic Staff

Duration of Posting

Fiscal Year of Job Open Date

Job Open Date
(When job is posted in the system)

Job Close Date
(or until suitable candidate is found)
Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Is this position reposted?

Reposting Reason:
None (New Posting)

Application Information

Background Check Requirements
University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting to work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.

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Salary Range
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**NOTE: If 'Yes' is selected, then this is a Bump Ineligible Position (BIP). The person who bids or hires into this 100% grant funded position has no bumping rights upon grant expiration or in a reduction of force.

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