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Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor

Apply now Job no: 507938
Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: School of Law

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:

Northeastern University School of Law is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time clinical professor position. The position would begin during the 2022-2023 academic year and would be on the law school’s clinical professor track, which culminates in long-term renewable contracts. The attorney who fills the position will have primary responsibility for developing a new law clinic or adapting an existing one; engaging in case selection, potential litigation, supervision and teaching and other advocacy to promote clinic’s mission and goals; supervising clinic students in all aspects of the clinic’s work; and teaching a related seminar and/or clinical skills courses.


Designing and operating clinic, and obligations consistent with faculty workload.


Candidates must have a JD or comparable degree from an accredited Institution by the appointment start date (e.g. JD, LLB or foreign equivalent); a minimum of three years of relevant experience, and be admitted to or eligible for admission to the Massachusetts bar. Excellent writing, editing, and supervision skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates who teach in a law school legal clinic, have prior experience supervising or teaching law students, or have prior experience supervising attorneys are strongly preferred.


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Additional Information:

Each candidate should submit a curriculum vita or resume, a list of references, and a cover letter that includes a detailed description of the candidate's relevant practice, teaching experience, proposed clinic, and course evaluations from prior teaching experience if any. Other material relevant to the candidacy may be included as well.

Northeastern University has a strong tradition of diversity and accessibility. The search committee is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. We encourage applications from racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community. We also encourage applicants to share how their background and experience will contribute to the Northeastern community.

We continue to enthusiastically welcome nominations and applications from members of groups that have been underrepresented in academia. Successful candidates will have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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