Thursday, August 1, 2013

Two positions posted for the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program

HNMCP has posted openings for both a Clinical Instructor and a Clinical Fellow. All applications must go through the Harvard University ASPIRE website (please follow the links below for full position descriptions and to apply). Applications will not be accepted at the HNMCP office.

If you have further questions, please contact Avery Walker in Human Resources at Harvard Law School

Clinical Instructor:

Will assist in continuing to build, plan, and administer clinical program in negotiation, mediation, and dispute resolution.  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 to regularly 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.  Subject to faculty committee approval, may serve as Lecturer on Law (LOL) during Spring semester, leading a section in Spring Negotiation Workshop under direction of the Program Director.  The initial LOL appointment is for one year only, with possible renewal on an annual basis for the term of the clinical instructor appointment.   Duties as 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.  Note: This is a 3-year term appointment from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017.

Clinical Fellow:

Will work closely with the Director and Assistant Director to support expansion of the school’s innovative program in negotiation, mediation, and dispute systems design.  Will have special responsibility for providing regular oversight, supervision, and coaching to students involved in Harvard Negotiators, a student practice organization of Harvard Law School.  Responsible for providing strategic leadership for growth and developing projects for Harvard Negotiators.  Will also provide additional oversight to the Harvard Negotiation Law Review (HNLR) and help coordinate  joint activities and initiatives of HNLR, Harvard Negotiators, and the Harvard Mediation Program.  Will work closely with the Director to support HNMCP program innovation and advance its strategic mission and growth.  This will include creative projects such as research and writing projects related to dispute resolution systems design, negotiation, and mediation.  Will help develop new teaching materials for use in the clinic’s teaching and executive education programs; these materials will include simulations, case studies, and materials for use with new technologies as well as materials for a new initiative related to facilitation and political dialogue. As needed will also assist the Director, Assistant Director and the clinical instructors in project management, clinic development, and outreach efforts. This is a two-year term position through 6/30/2016, contingent upon continued funding and business needs.