Assistant Professor-Professional Practice

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baltimore, MD
United States
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Job Posting Title:

Assistant Professor-Professional Practice

   

Position Type:

Faculty

   

Department:

LSUAM Law - SAA - Legal Education (Robert E Lancaster II (00009696))

   

Work Location:

W0109 Hebert Law Center

   

Pay Grade:

Academic

   

Job Description:

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center seeks to hire a faculty member to teach and serve as director for our Veterans Legal Clinic. This position is a twelve-month faculty appointment on the Law Center’s Professional Practice faculty track. The Veterans Legal Clinic is part of our robust clinical program and helps meet the needs of the large veteran population in Louisiana by providing direct legal services and community education. The Clinic has potential to expand and develop a partnership with the VA Hospital in Baton Rouge.

Responsibilities:

Teach a Veterans Legal Clinic and other courses as determined by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Dean of Experiential Education.

Maintain active engagement in the national clinical legal education community and the state and local Bar Associations related to professional interests and expertise.

Participate in departmental, college, and university service activities commensurate with rank.

Qualifications:

Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school or foreign equivalent.

Minimum of 5 years of practice and/or teaching experience.

Superior academic credentials, experience in providing legal services to veterans (or other equivalent legal practice experience).

   

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Applications should include a letter of interest, resume including a list of three references, and, if available, teaching evaluations.

Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Louisiana or become licensed to practice law in Louisiana in the first year of employment.

Please direct questions regarding this position Robert Lancaster, Assistant Dean at rlancast@lsu.edu

   

Posting Date:

August 21, 2023

   

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

  

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.

   

Essential Position (Y/N):

   

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

   

HCM Contact Information:

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