Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor

Seton Hall University   South Orange, NJ   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 17, 2024
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Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor


Job No: 496392


Full Time/Part Time: Full-time


Location: Newark


Categories: Faculty


The Center for Social Justice (CSJ) has an opening for an Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor to teach the Family Law Clinic. The CSJ is home to the Seton Hall Law School's vibrant clinical program including the Civil Litigation and Practice Clinic; Criminal Defense and Community Advocacy Clinic; Equal Justice Clinic; Housing Justice and Legal Design Clinic; Immigrants' Rights/International Human Rights Clinic; Impact Litigation Clinic; Health Justice Clinic; and Transactional Legal Clinic. The CSJ also houses the Pro Bono Service Program, the Housing Justice Project, and the Deportation and Detention Defense Initiative.


Duties and Responsibilities:


The Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor will teach the Family Law Clinic. This is a one-year position, with the possibility of renewal dependent on funding, for a full-time faculty member. The Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor will teach the weekly two-hour seminar for the Family Law Clinic and supervise up to eight (8) students per semester in family law cases, including restraining orders for survivors of domestic violence, divorce, equitable distribution, custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, and adoption. The clinic will be offered in Fall 2024 and Spring 2025. The Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor will be responsible for the Family Law Clinic docket year-round.


Required Qualifications:


  1. J.D. degree
  2. At least 5 years of practice in family law
  3. Strong academic record
  4. Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  5. Commitment to public interest law


Desired Qualifications:


Preference for bar admission in New Jersey

Teaching experience a plus


Licenses and Certificates:


Admission to the New Jersey Bar, or at least one other state bar with ability to seek waiver to practice in New Jersey, and in good standing.


Salary Grade:


FA01 - Faculty


Exempt/Nonexempt: Exempt


Physical Demands: General Office Environment


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Please include a list of at least three references with your application materials and indicate how you know each reference, and for what period of time.


Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, as this individual will begin teaching in the Fall 2024 semester. Start date as early as July 1, 2024.


Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.


Advertised: 12 Jun 2024


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