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Professor of Clinical Law (Tenure/Tenure Track)


Academic Title: Professor of Clinical Law


Rank: Associate Professor


Discipline: Law


Contract Type: With Tenure, Tenure Track


Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search


Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2023


Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time


Position Description Summary: The George Washington University Law School invites applications for up to two tenure-track or tenured clinical faculty appointments, at the rank of Associate Professor, beginning as early as Summer 2023. The school is especially interested in candidates to teach an environmental justice, health law, veterans’ rights, or business transaction clinic. The University and Law School have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women, persons of color, and LGBTQ candidates.




Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree and should have a record of excellence in practice and a teaching and academic record that demonstrates the potential for superb clinical teaching and scholarly achievement. At least three years of practice experience and two years of clinical teaching experience (separately or concurrently with the practice experience) are required.

To Apply: 

Special Instructions to Applicants:


For Lateral Applicants: Complete an online faculty application at and upload a cover letter indicating the area of interest with a current c.v., including a list of references.


For Entry Level Applicants: Apply through the AALS Faculty Appointments Register at or complete an online faculty application at


Please email questions to—Review of applications will begin August 25, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. Only complete applications submitted either through AALS or GW’s online system will be considered.


Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.


Open Until Filled: Yes


Background Screening: Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.


EEO Statement: The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Applicant Documents (Required Documents)

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter


Optional Documents

  • Statement of Teaching Interest
  • Statement of Research Interest
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Sample Publications
  • List of Publications
  • Course Evaluations or Summaries


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Submission Deadline: 
December 13, 2022
Organization Information: 
The Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics at GW Law
2000 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States
Phone: 202.994.7463