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Fellow, James E. Rogers College of Law (Part Time/Multiple Positions)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Fellow, James E. Rogers College of Law (Part Time/Multiple Positions)
Department Law Instruction (3603)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is seeking applicants for a .50 Full Time Equivalency(FTE), 20 hours per week, fellowship designed for current law students or recent law school graduates interested in pursuing careers in general law, teaching, legal research, international law teaching, international legal education, or international trade and development.

Positions are generally offered as 1-year assignments (2 academic terms), and subject to renewal each academic term based on need, performance, and availability of funding. Fellowships will be offered under a 9m academic term, or 12m fiscal term, depending on the specific fellowship assigned.

Successful candidates will also be enrolled full time within an approved Arizona Law course of study.

Fellows will apply their legal knowledge and Arizona Law advanced education by working part time in programs such as Global Programs, Legal Research, International Trade and Business Law, or as teaching fellows for the undergraduate BA in law program.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Pursue full time studies in an approved Arizona Law graduate course of study.
  • Serve in an apprenticeship capacity under the leadership and oversight of Law Professors, in the areas of legal service, teaching, or legal research; working in programs such as Global Programs, International Trade and Business Law, BA in law program, law clinics, etc.

Duties will vary based on the type of fellowship assigned, but may include:

  • Supporting law faculty in teaching undergraduate law courses including course preparation and delivery.
  • Providing other academic assistance such as recording student attendance, maintaining and revising reading materials, proctoring exams, grading assignments and providing feedback to students, and other classroom assistance as necessary.
  • Holding weekly office hours and being available upon appointment to respond to student or program needs.
  • Leading or participating in lectures or discussion groups.
  • Providing administrative support and assisting in the recruitment, enrollment, orientation, assimilation, and nurturing of international students.
  • Participating in the planning and execution of programming related to global issues.
  • Providing logistical support to visiting foreign faculty and other foreign dignitaries.
  • Participating in legal activities related to other Arizona Law programs and clinics, as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Admission and active enrollment in an approved Arizona Law graduate course of study.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds, and an ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously are also required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues, alumni, other constituents and the public
  • Demonstrably strong writing, planning, and organizational skills
  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong academic record.
  • Ability to start immediately.
  • Teaching experience, as applicable.
  • Fluency in Spanish or Chinese is preferred for fellows participating in Global Programs.
FLSA To Be Determined
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 20
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A21783
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 07/01/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Katherine Barnes
Professor, Law and Associate Dean

Keith Swisher
Director, BA in Law – Master in Legal Studies Programs

Open Date 06/06/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 06/16/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you meet the following requirement? Admission and active enrollment in an approved Arizona Law graduate course of study.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents