Clinical Teaching Fellow - Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic - School of Law
The Berkeley Law Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic (Samuelson Clinic) is seeking to hire a Clinic Teaching Fellow.
The position is designed for recent JD graduates (1-3 years of post-graduate experience) who are considering a career in the Clinic's substantive practice area and/or law school clinical teaching. Under the supervision of the clinic directors, the teaching fellow's general responsibilities include assisting in student supervision, client representation, and co-teaching the clinical companion seminar.
The Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic trains the next generation of lawyers to advance the public interest in a digital age marked by rapid technological change. We focus our work on three main areas: protecting civil liberties, ensuring a fair criminal justice system, and promoting balanced intellectual property laws and access to information. We look for strategic opportunities in litigation, regulatory and legislative processes, and policy analysis.
The Samuelson Clinic is committed to building an equitable and inclusive faculty and staff to teach and work in a multicultural learning environment. The law school supports the professional development of fellows by offering workshops on matters related to clinical pedagogy and through close mentoring of their work. The school also provides support for fellows to attend conferences that advance their professional development goals and interests.
DUTIES Under the supervision of the Samuelson Clinic directors, the teaching fellow will perform the following duties:
Clinical Supervision and Advocacy (85%)
Assist in the training and supervision of clinical students on their cases and projects
Assist in planning and teaching the Samuelson Clinic companion seminar and/or case rounds
Participate in ongoing advocacy efforts, including travel and offsite meetings as needed
Assist in the identification and scoping of new cases and projects for the Samuelson Clinic
Help manage Samuelson Clinic's work during the summer period
Administrative Duties (10%)
Help organize programmatic events, such as conferences, workshops, and speaker series
Assist in media relations and development, including speaking at public events and with the press
Assist in outreach and education events to promote the Samuelson Clinic to prospective students and stakeholders
Participate in professional development, training, and networking activities
Other Duties as Assigned (5%)
Perform other duties as needed
UC Field Work Supervisors are academic appointees in an organized bargaining unit and are exclusively represented by American Federation of Teachers - Unit 18.
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