Friday, September 25, 2015

Open positions with Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinic

HNMCP is excited to post two open positions for next academic year!

Please submit your resume through the Harvard University ASPIRE website. All inquiries should be directed to the Harvard Law School Human Resources Department. We will not accept resumes or inquires at the Clinic Office.

Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Instructor
Harvard Law School
USA – MA – Cambridge
00 – Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
HNMCP seeks to hire two clinical instructors, with somewhat different responsibilities. One instructor will have significant responsibility for advancing HNMCP’s new initiative on Facilitation and Political Dialogue, while the other will focus on supporting and advancing HNMCP’s clinical activities. Barring an expressed preference to the contrary, applicants will be considered for both positions.Clinical Instructors report to Director of the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program. Will assist in continuing to build, plan, and administer clinical program in negotiation, mediation, facilitation, and dispute resolution.Pending nomination and faculty committee review, both clinical instructors may serve as Lecturers on Law during Spring semester, leading a section in the Negotiation Workshop under the direction of the Program Director. Duties as a lecturer include course planning, preparation and delivery of lectures, supervision of and feedback to students, and working collaboratively with the other members of the teaching team for the spring course.Clinical Instructor 1: Responsible for developing student projects and for building and maintaining client relationships. Will help develop training curriculum and materials for students in program. Will supervise and mentor students, including meeting regularly to discuss developments in their projects, and providing regular, detailed feedback. Will help supervise administrative aspects of program, including case management and development, web resources, and publicity.Clinical Instructor 2: Responsible for advancing HNMCP initiative on Facilitation and Political Dialogue, including developing new opportunities, content, and materials. In consultation with Director and pending faculty committee review, may teach a negotiation/ mediation-related course during the Fall semester. Duties teaching these courses will include course planning, preparation and delivery and feedback to students. Will help supervise administrative aspects of program, including case management and development, web resources, and publicity.The successful candidates will play a central role in helping to innovate, manage, and supervise Harvard Law School’s vigorous and expanding program in negotiation, mediation, dispute resolution, facilitation, and political dialogue. Clinical Instructors will work directly with the Director of the Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program and are also expected to be engaged broadly in the life of the Law School and in the life of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.
Must have earned JD more than 3 years ago and be a member of the bar in good standing.
Experience with theory and practice of negotiation, mediation, dispute systems design, facilitation, political dialogue or alternative dispute resolution (ADR) required. A conflict check will be required as part of the hiring process.2+ yrs business and/or legal experience with focus on negotiation and dispute resolution and/or facilitation and dialogue desirable, as is some experience in clinical legal setting or direct supervision and mentoring of young attorneys or professionals. Should be passionate about working with students and about developing field of negotiation and dispute resolution, and have long term interest in pursuing career in negotiation and dispute resolution. Superior interpersonal skills, proven capacity to work as a team member, sound judgment, an entrepreneurial attitude, exceptional ethical standards, strong mentoring ability, deft management skills, and outstanding writing and verbal skills required.
For more information about the Clinic and our work, visit: is a term appointment currently expected to extend to 06/30/2019, subject to funding and departmental need.All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.