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A number of fellowships are available to our graduates. For example, the Bernstein, Liman, Gruber, Ford Foundation, and Heyman Fellowships support work in various types of public interest positions. The Robert M. Cover Fellowship and Information Society Project (ISP) Resident and Visiting Fellowships are among those available for alumni/ae interested in careers in academia.

Job Opportunities

Invitation to Apply: Visiting Clinical Faculty

Yale Law School invites applications for a full-time visiting clinical faculty position of one semester or an academic year to teach one or more law school clinics. The position would begin with the Fall 2024 or Spring 2025 Semester. A successful visit will lead to consideration for a tenure-track or tenured clinical faculty position. There is no limitation as to clinical practice areas, and applications in all subject areas are encouraged, with particular interest in civil rights law, community justice, and law and organizing; housing law; and law impacting children or youth (e.g., family law, juvenile justice, education law).

Applicants should have a J.D. degree or its equivalent and a minimum of five years of practice experience. The ideal candidate will have, in addition to a record of, or demonstrated potential for, clinical teaching, a record of intellectual engagement; experience teaching, training, and supervising students or junior attorneys in a clinical or other experiential learning setting; excellent supervisory and communication skills; the ability to work effectively with students, project partners, and other constituents; an interest in developing clinical experiences for students within a community that supports interdisciplinary collaboration and innovative, passionate teaching; and a record of scholarly publication or creative applied work. If not currently a member, admission to the State Bar of Connecticut will be required before the end of the first year of full-time appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of three references to Professor Claudia Flores, Chair, Clinical Appointments Committee, at claudia.flores@yale.edu, and copy Jonathan Morales, jonathan.morales@yale.edu. The letter of interest should include a description of the clinic you intend to teach. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position(s) filled. Read more information about clinical legal education at Yale Law School.

We encourage applications from candidates who will enrich the diversity of our faculty. Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

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