Clinical Instructor, LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic
Harvard Law School
The Harvard Law School LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic (the "Clinic") seeks to hire a full-time Clinical Instructor to expand the Clinic's docket of impact cases and legislative and policy advocacy initiatives and grow the size of the clinical program. The LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic engages in cutting-edge impact litigation, legislative and policy advocacy, and public education on behalf of the LGBTQ+ community. The Clinic aims to shape the future of LGBTQ+ advocacy by focusing on advancing the rights of LGBTQ+ people as whole persons embedded in the wider fabric of society and their local communities, with a particular emphasis on issues affecting the most marginalized members of the LGBTQ+ community, including transgender, gender non-conforming/gender non-binary, and intersex people; LGBTQ+ people of color; and LGBTQ+ youth, families, and elders.
167058 Clinical Lawyer
As a Clinical Instructor, you will:
Candidates must have earned a J.D. at least 3 years ago, have at least 3 years of relevant experience, and be admitted to the Massachusetts bar or eligible for temporary admission pursuant to Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:04.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
We are looking for people who have:
Be a part of the excellence and leadership in legal education and scholarship at Harvard Law School. We are a community of talented people from diverse backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives, dedicated to advancing the cause of justice all over the world. We value our differences and our diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to developing and inspiring our students and our workforce. Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you do it, Harvard Law School is a place where you can thrive.
The position is available as of July 1, 2021. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their application is given full consideration. The position is for an initial two-year appointment, with the potential for renewal. For more information about the LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, visit us at: http://clinics.law.harvard.edu/lgbtq. Please include a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (no more than 10 pages) in your application.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Faculty & Student Services
USA - MA - Jamaica Plain
Legal Services Center
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Education, Identity, License/Cert.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.