[Ip-health] SLTPPC Clinical Teaching Fellow job description: Applications due March 1, 2011

Jason Schultz jschultz at law.berkeley.edu
Wed Jan 26 11:25:51 PST 2011

[Apologies for cross-posting]

Dear Colleagues,

We're excited to be hiring a new Teaching Fellow in the Samuelson 
Clinic. Please see the accompanying attachment and feel free to forward 



Position: Clinical Fellow
Location: Berkeley, CA
Salary: $62,532 ‐ $70,000, DOE
Start Date: July 1, 2011

Job Description:

The Samuelson Law, Technology&  Public Policy Clinic (SLTPPC) at
Berkeley Law is the nation’s flagship clinic in the high technology,
privacy, and intellectual property fields, and is an integral component
of both the Law School’s Center for Law and Technology
(http://www.law.berkeley.edu/bclt.htm) and Clinical Program
(http://www.law.berkeley.edu/clinics.htm). In training future lawyers
and policy‐makers, the Clinic plays an important role defining and
shaping technology policy within California, the United States, and
internationally. For more information, see http://www.samuelsonclinic.org/.

The SLTPPC offers a two‐year post‐graduate fellowship to provide a
recent law school graduate the opportunity to develop as an effective
advocate and teacher while working with the Clinic to help train the
next generation of influential attorneys, judges, and community leaders
specializing in technology law and policy. The next fellowship will
begin July 1, 2011 and continue through June 30, 2013.

The Samuelson Clinical Fellow will work under the supervision of Clinic
faculty on a variety of projects that will include the following:

* Intensive supervision of clinical students.
* Teaching and curriculum development for the Samuelson Clinic seminar
* Participation in on‐going advocacy efforts with state and federal
legislatures, courts, and agencies, and primary responsibility for
operating the Clinic’s docket during the summer.
* Research and writing of at least one article, policy paper, friend of
the court brief, or other approved writing project on a topic relating
to technology law and public policy, chosen in consultation with Clinic
* Organizing programmatic events, such as conferences, workshops, and
speaker series.
* Speaking at public events and with the press.
* Requirements and Qualifications:
* Recent JD Degree
* Excellent research and writing skills, organizational and planning skills
* Strong interest in teaching, and proven commitment to public service
in the area of technology law and policy.
* Must also be admitted or willing to apply for admission to the
California Bar.
* Substantive knowledge and experience in relevant areas such as
intellectual property, privacy, consumer protection, competition, and/or
First Amendment law preferred but not required.

Salary range is $62,532 to $70,000, depending on experience. The
University offers excellent health and retirement benefits which can be
viewed online at http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/.

Application Procedure:

E‐mail a resume, cover letter, transcript, writing sample, and three (3)
references to the address below:

Sheri Showalter (academicpositions at law.berkeley.edu)
Director, Human Resources
Room 315 Boalt Hall
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
Berkeley, CA 94720‐7200

Applications must be received no later than March 1, 2011. Minority,
female, disabled and GLBT applicants are particularly encouraged to apply.
Inquiries may be addressed to HR Director Showalter at
academicpositions at law.berkeley.edu.

Please refer potential reviewers to the UC Berkeley Statement of
Confidentiality found at: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.
The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity

Jason M. Schultz
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Samuelson Law, Technology&   Public Policy Clinic
UC Berkeley School of Law
jschultz at law.berkeley.edu
(510) 642-1957

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