Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Number of Vacancies
07 - Law School
H0701-Deans Office Law School
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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
Prior teaching experience is also a plus.
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?
None (New Posting)
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
Instructions for submitting your application:
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reduction of force.