Position: University of Miami Law School, Environmental Justice Clinic, Interim Director (Deadline: April 30, 2020, Miami, FL)

From a listserv email:

“. . . the University of Miami School of Law is seeking a dynamic and experienced lawyer-educator to direct and teach its Environmental Justice Clinic for the 2020-21 school year.  The Interim Director will have the opportunity to join the vibrant and supportive clinical community at Miami Law for a year while Miami Law embarks on the formal process to bring in a permanent Director; the Interim Director may apply to the permanent position once it is open.

The Environmental Justice Clinic (EJC) advocates for and seeks to empower low-and moderate-income communities who disproportionately bear the environmental, economic, and health burdens of the development, implementation, and enforcement of the law. Employing a community lawyering approach, the Clinic seeks systemic change for our clients through advocacy, public policy resources, rights education, and transactional assistance. The Clinic’s work sits at the intersection of civil rights, environmental, poverty, and public health law, tackling issues in South Florida including climate change, displacement, contamination, environmental health, municipal equity, and more. Increasingly, the Clinic views its work through the lens of climate change, one of the most significant social justice issues of our time, and which will be felt most acutely by the poor and marginalized.

The position is a full-time, one-year non-tenure track faculty position.  The full job description is attached.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled, however applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position before April 30, 2020.”

Fellowship: University of Miami School of Law, Environmental Justice Clinic Mysun Fellow (Deadline: January 31, 2020, Miami, FL)

Fellowship starts May 2020.

This is a one-year fellowship (with the possibility of renewal) based in University of Miami School of Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic. For more information on how to join our team and on our cutting edge work, please go to: https://tinyurl.com/ejcmysunapp The deadline to apply is January 31, 2020.

The University of Miami School of Law’s Environmental Justice Clinic advocates for and seeks to empower low-and moderate-income communities who disproportionately bear the environmental, economic, and health burdens of the development, implementation, and enforcement of the law. Employing a community lawyering approach, we seek systemic change for our clients through advocacy, public policy resources, rights education, and transactional assistance. Our work sits at the intersection of civil rights, environmental, poverty, and public health law, tackling issues in South Florida including climate change, displacement, contamination, environmental health, municipal equity, and more. Increasingly, we view our work through the lens of climate change, one of the most significant social justice issues of our time, and which will be felt most acutely by the poor and marginalized.”

 

Position: Univ. Colorado Law School, Natural Resource, Energy, and Environmental Clinic, Clinical Professor (Deadline: open until filled, Boulder, CO))

“The University of Colorado is looking for a permanent clinical professor for our Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Clinic. The clinic’s mission and vision allow for the clinical professor to cultivate a diverse docket of cases and projects, including matters addressing environmental and climate justice as well as traditional litigation and agency advocacy.”

 

Position: Pace Law School, Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Law (Deadline: Dec. 20, 2019, White Plains, NY)

From my emails:

Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Environmental Law at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University seeks applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Environmental Law. The VAP in Environmental Law will hold a one-year appointment, renewable for a second one-year term. The appointment is designed to mentor and train future environmental law professors and prepare them for the law school teaching market. Pace defines environmental law broadly and welcomes candidates with interdisciplinary interests and approaches to environmental law.

The VAP will have a teaching load of one course per semester and the opportunity to focus on scholarly research and writing. The VAP will receive the same office and administrative support as other faculty members, is invited to participate fully in faculty activities, and will receive a small travel and research fund. Additionally, the VAP will present a work-in-progress at Pace Law’s Future Environmental Law Professors Workshop, receive feedback and mentoring from other scholars, and present a finished manuscript to the faculty at our weekly scholarly colloquium.

Candidates will be selected based on their prior work and educational experience, and teaching and scholarly potential. Pace is committed to achieving equal opportunity in all aspects of University life.  Applications are encouraged from people of color, individuals of varied sexual and affectional orientations, individuals who are differently-abled, veterans of the armed forces or national service, and anyone whose background and experience will contribute to the diversity of the law school.

Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter (discussing qualifications and interests)
  • Curriculum Vitae (that lists three references and law school courses the candidate would be interested in teaching)
  • Law school transcript
  • One published scholarly article or an unpublished paper draft or prospectus that reflects the candidate’s scholarly interests and potential

Applications should be received by Friday, December 20, 2019, but will be considered thereafter until the position is filled.

If you would like to be considered for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Law appointment beginning in the Fall of 2020, please send your application materials via email to Jennifer Chin at jchin2@law.pace.edu. Please direct any questions to Professor Margot Pollans at mpollans@law.pace.edu.  Only electronic submissions will be accepted.