The Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles is seeking applications for a newly created Audrey Irmas Clinical Teaching Fellowship - Rights of Women and Girls. It will begin this summer and continue for 2 years.
Our colleague Hannah Garry (below right), Clinical Assistant Professor of Law at USC (photo credit), writes that the fellowship
will offer opportunities for clinical teaching in one or more clinical programs, including the Immigration Clinic, the International Human Rights Clinic, or the Post-Conviction Justice Project. The Irmas Clinical Teaching Fellow will work under the supervision of the clinical faculty members who teach and direct those Clinics and will concentrate on cases or projects involving or affecting the rights of women and children.The successful candidates will have, inter alia:
► An excellent academic record, analytical skills, and writing skills;
► ► 2 to 5 years' practice experience;
Experience or interest in advocating on behalf of women and children; and
► Interest in pursuing a career in law school clinical teaching.
Deadline to apply is June 17, 2011. Details on qualifications sought, responsibilities, salary, and the application process may be found here.