Pitt Law's faculty search announcement just came through:
Tenure Stream Position(s). The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications from entry-level or junior untenured faculty for one to two tenure-stream positions beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year. The appointment(s) is expected to be at the rank of assistant professor, but appointment at the rank of associate professor may be possible for a candidate who has achieved that rank at another institution. This recruitment seeks to fill particular curricular needs in Bankruptcy, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Patents, and Property. However, serious consideration will also be given to strong candidates who teach in related areas.
Contact: Haider Ala Hamoudi, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 3900 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Email: email@example.com. Email submissions are preferred. Other members of the committee are Tom Ross, Jasmine Gonzales Rose, Stella Smektanka, and George Pike. Clinical Position (Immigration).
The University of Pittsburgh School of Law also invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Law/Director of the Law School’s Immigration Law Clinic. This full-time position is not in the tenure stream, and is part of a system of contracts progressing to renewable long-term contracts. The position will begin on July 1, 2013. The Clinic’s primary mission is to serve the educational needs of our students and to provide legal services to individuals involved in asylum cases or in removal proceedings before the Immigration Court. Duties of the Director and Clinical Professor include classroom teaching, supervision of second- and third-year law students as they represent clients and participate in community projects; community outreach and fundraising; and administrative duties relating to the Immigration Law Clinic. The Director may also be expected to assume responsibilities involving the oversight of immigration-related legal services provided by pro bono attorneys and by the legal staff of Jewish Children and Family Services of Pittsburgh. These responsibilities, which will not exceed eight hours per week, may be separately contracted for and compensated by Vibrant Pittsburgh or other funders. Qualifications include admission to practice in Pennsylvania or willingness to seek admission to the Pennsylvania bar; experience in the field of immigration law (specifically, asylum and removal cases), and, preferably, clinical pedagogy; and the ability to work effectively with students, clients and other constituents.
Contact: Professor Martha Mannix, Chair, Clinical Appointments Committee, University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications for the clinical position is September 14, 2012.