Monday, September 20, 2010

On the Job! IntLaw faculty posts

Here at Vermont Law School we seek to fill the following positions:

Faculty Director, US-China Partnership for Environmental Law
Vermont Law School seeks an individual to serve as the Faculty Director of our US-China Partnership for Environmental Law. The Faculty Director will divide his or her time between the traditional faculty roles of teaching and scholarship, and directing our US-China Partnership, a thriving program of Chinese and US environmental law faculty and student exchange, policy assistance, and capacity creation.
The Partnership trains Chinese attorneys, judges and scholars in environmental law, brings Chinese environmental law professors and students to Vermont, sends Vermont Law students and faculty to China, and generates collaboration and scholarship among its participants. The Partnership's staff includes Program Director Siu Tip Lam (right) and three other individuals who are Chinese nationals with environmental law advanced degrees or training.
The Faculty Director will focus on teaching in both Vermont and China, producing related scholarship, further developing the Vermont Law curriculum in Chinese law, and developing relationships with Chinese academics and potential funders of the US-China Partnership. Details here.

International and Comparative Business and Commercial Law; International Environmental Law
We invite applications from entry-level and lateral candidates to join our dynamic and committed faculty. Our curricular needs are varied and include first-year courses as well as advanced subjects, particularly courses in commercial law and business law -- US, comparative and/or international -- and international environmental law. Details here.

Director of Externship Programs
Because of Vermont Law School's record of semester-long externship placements in over twenty countries, we are including this job announcement in this blog post as well. Vermont Law School seeks to fill the position of Director of Externship Programs. Externship programs at VLS include a full-time Semester in Practice involving placements in the United States and abroad, as well as a Judicial Externship Program and a part-time externship program involving placements near campus. Details here.

Vermont Law School
Faculty at Vermont Law School take seriously our mission to educate lawyers for the community and the world and believe that our scholarship, teaching, and service should be meaningful and relevant to the local, national, and international communities. In addition to our US-China Partnership for Environmental Law, our international programs include:
Dual Degree programs with
► University of Cambridge, England
► University of Cergy-Pontoise, France
► University of Seville, Spain
Semester-long exchanges with
► McGill University, Canada
► University of Trento, Italy
► University of Cergy-Pontoise, France

Applicants for faculty positions should provide a cover letter and resume. Electronic applications are preferred and should be e-mailed to:

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