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Boston University School of Law is seeking an exceptionally qualified and experienced candidate to serve as a Lecturer and Clinical Instructor in a new Compliance Policy Clinic. This position is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty appointment to a two-year initial term, 12-month contract beginning July 1, 2019, with the possibility of successive appointments. The Lecturer will direct the compliance clinic and externship. Both clinic and externship students will enroll in the compliance seminar. Externship students will work in compliance field placements under the supervision of an attorney in the field. Clinic students will be supervised directly by the lecturer while working on clinic projects. The Lecturer will be tasked with developing the clinic including; course materials, seminar syllabus, selecting appropriate student projects surrounding the legal and ethical issues associated with risk management, and compliance. Clinic projects may include the development of corporate ethics or privacy programs for multinational enterprises and/or ethical/privacy frameworks for specific industries and the creation of innovative techniques for measuring risk and corruption, as well as other pedagogically sound opportunities and projects that the Lecturer deems educational for students. Lecturer responsibilities may also include: directing the work of administrative staff members who will manage internal and external communications, clinic logistics, and other duties as assigned; supervising and directing student research assistants; collaborating with the Director of the Externship Program to locate field placements; and working with staff in the Career Development Office to develop a pipeline of internship and job opportunities in compliance. The Lecturer will report directly to the Dean of the School of Law, but day-to-day supervision will be conducted by the Associate Dean for Experiential Education.
Successful candidates must have a degree from an accredited law school, must be licensed to practice law, have experience working in the compliance field, a strong desire to teach and mentor, excellent analytical ability, and strong oral and written communication skills.
How to Apply:
Applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to Karen Pita Loor, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts. Email applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to Lclinic2@bu.edu. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.
Boston University School of Law is committed to faculty diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible but no later than April 1st to receive full consideration.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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