YLS Employment Fellowship & Opportunities

Yale Law School is a wonderful place to work, and its administrative team is one of the best in legal education. If you are intrigued by the idea of coming back to the School, and of entering the world of legal academic administration—or know of one of your law school classmates who is—we would be most interested in hearing from you. Please see below for job listings of open positions at the School and elsewhere.

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

Solomon Center Executive Director

The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School seeks to hire an Executive Director. The Director may start anytime between now and September 2024. Please submit your application as soon as possible. 

The Executive Director will work closely with the center’s Faculty Director, Professor Abbe Gluck and Senior/Deputy Director, to direct all of the center’s work including its daily operations, programing, and the center’s numerous projects and initiatives. The Executive Director will oversee the Center’s budget, hiring and staff personnel matters. The Executive Director will work closely with the Faculty Director as well as administrative staff, research fellows, and visiting and adjunct health faculty direct and manage the center’s scholarly and policy projects, medical legal partnership program, panel discussions and events including large conferences, student fellows program (including students from all Yale University professional schools), alumni engagement, and communications. The Executive Director will serve as a spokesperson and liaison between the center to its many constituencies - students, research collaborators, faculty, alumni, staff, and more.

The center’s work covers all areas of health care law and policy from the opioid crisis, to prison health, gun violence, medical legal partnerships, health equity, digital health, the Affordable Care Act, elder law, palliative care, and more.

The Executive Director will contribute to the center’s strategic growth and may have opportunities to pursue their own scholarship and clinical or policy projects.


Outstanding communication and collaboration skills and ability to maintain important relationships with many constituencies

Excellent organizational skills

Ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously and execute on deadlines


Expertise or knowledge of current topics in health law and policy

Previous work within a health care setting or collaborating with medical partners is a plus


J.D. strongly preferred but exceptional candidates without a J.D. but with expertise in health policy will be considered.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send their resume/CV and three references to the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School at Since we have multiple openings, please include the name of the position to which you are applying in the subject line of your email.


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, and copy Jonathan Morales, 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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