UW Law jobs: Two Visiting Positions - LARW and Immigration Clinic

05/07/2020 8:39 PM | Anonymous

LARW Visiting Lecturer: 

The University of Washington School of Law invites applications for a Full-time Visiting Lecturer  to teach the first-year Legal Analysis, Research & Writing course (LARW) during the 2020-21 academic year on a 9-month basis. Our innovative LARW course offers first-year students seven credits of instruction in core lawyering skills including legal method, research, and writing. Legal writing courses at UW Law are taught by a team of dedicated and experienced faculty who stress collaboration and innovation. As a Visitor at the University of Washington you are encouraged to engage in research and service. The Visiting Lecturer is likely to be assigned to teach two sections of the LARW course for the full academic year. Typical class size ranges from 17 to 22.  To apply for the position, please see the posting and submission requirements at:  https://apply.interfolio.com/75795

Immigration Visiting Lecturer:


The University of Washington School of Law seeks applications for a Full-time Lecturer on a 9-month basis during the 2020-21 academic year.  The Immigration Clinic provides legal representation to indigent immigrants and refugees, while also providing students with invaluable hands-on lawyering experience.  In addition to direct representation, students engage in policy advocacy, community outreach, and community education. Faculty and students in the clinic represent immigrants in removal proceedings, detained immigrants with final orders of removal who are being held indefinitely in government custody, and minors in removal proceedings to apply for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), including related representation before family courts. Faculty and students represent immigrants before USCIA, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal District Courts and the 9th Cir. Court of Appeals.  The immigration clinic has a great collaborative working relationship with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), the state’s primary provider of immigration legal services to low-income immigrants and refugees.   

Candidates should have extensive experience advocating on behalf of immigrants and asylum seekers. The Clinical Instructor will be responsible for:

§  Forming relationships and pursuing collaborative projects with community organizations, service providers, and advocacy groups, among others.

§  Supervising and mentoring law students and expanding the clinic's strategic litigation and advocacy docket.

§  Manage the operational and administrative tasks involved in case and community project work.

§  Supervising clinical students on cases and projects and teaching students a broad range of lawyering skills including research and writing, legal and policy analysis, problem-solving, and oral advocacy.

To apply for the position, please see the posting and submission requirements at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/75757.

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