Training @berkeleylaw students on tech and public interest law.
Position title: Clinical Teaching Fellow
Open date: August 18th, 2021
Next review date: Thursday, Sep 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Monday, Feb 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Samuelson Clinic is committed to building an equitable and inclusive faculty and staff to teach and work in a multicultural learning environment. The law school supports the professional development of fellows by offering workshops on matters related to clinical pedagogy and through close mentoring of their work. The school also provides support for fellows to attend conferences that advance their professional development goals and interests.
Under the supervision of the Samuelson Clinic directors, the teaching fellow will perform the following duties:
Clinical Supervision and Advocacy (85%)
• Assist in the training and supervision of clinical students on their cases and projects
• Assist with the Samuelson Clinic companion seminar
• Participate in ongoing advocacy efforts, including travel and offsite meetings as needed
• Assist in the identification and scoping of new cases and projects for the Samuelson Clinic
• Help manage Samuelson Clinic’s work during the summer period
Administrative Duties (10%)
• Help organize programmatic events, such as conferences, workshops, and speaker series
• Assist in media relations and development, including speaking at public events and with the press
• Assist in outreach and education events to promote the Samuelson Clinic to prospective students and stakeholders
• Participate in professional development, training, and networking activities
Other Duties as Assigned (5%)
• Perform other duties as needed
UC Field Work Supervisors are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers – Unit 18. Additional materials may be requested of applicants.
You can read more about the clinic’s matters and staff, here: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/experiential/clinics/samuelson-law-technology-public-policy-clinic/about/
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
• Excellent analytical, communication, organizational, and planning skills
• Willingness to work on the Samuelson Clinic full range of cases and projects
• Career intention to practice in public interest, public sector, and/or clinical setting
• Substantive knowledge and experience in one or more relevant Clinic subjects (e.g., civil liberties, criminal justice policy, criminal law, intellectual property, telecommunications)
• Experience in clinical teaching or as a clinical law student
• Experience working with diverse communities, clients and other stakeholders
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
Legal Advocacy Writing Sample – A sample of written legal work no longer than 12 pages
Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
- 2-3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03111
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)
To apply for this job please visit aprecruit.berkeley.edu.