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Professor of Practice of Law

IE University

Location: Segovia - Spain
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th November 2019
Closes: 15th December 2019

Full-Time Faculty Opening

IE University invites applications for the position as Professor of Practice of Law to lead the IE Law School´s Legal Clinic.

The Professor of Practice of Law will be in charge of developing and managing the IE Law School Legal Clinic. In particular, she/he will have to select cases, accompany our students in their entire clinical work, design and teach legal clinic courses, and interact with the Clinic's stakeholders, including pro bono applicants, institutions and law firms. The areas in which our Legal Clinic offers legal advice are very diverse, covering topics of public and private law.

The post is that of an Assistant Professor of Practice within IE Law School and it is a position for a professor who is committed to an academic legal career in an international and innovative environment.   

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Management and coordination of IE Law School Legal Clinic, according to the description of the position.
  • Development and delivery of undergraduate courses with an international and practice-oriented focus using innovative methodologies (including active methodology and online teaching), including the possibility to teach graduate courses.
  • High quality research in law
  • Personal advisor to students


  • Ph.D. in a relevant area of law
  • Professional legal qualifications
  • Specialist knowledge in a relevant area of law. Knowledge of both civil law and common law will be highly valued
  • Proven experience in clinical legal education
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Spanish will be highly valued

Salary range: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Start date: September 2020

Application process: Apply by December 15 via INTERFOLIO at The following documents will be requested: Cover letter, Long CV (including publications and research projects) and 2 Letters of recommendation

We may ask some applicants for a video interview.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to come to the IE University campus.

About IE University: IE University holds a leading position in Europe among institutions of higher education for excellence in innovation and learning technologies. IE University is the number one Spanish university, the seventh in Europe and the 24th in the world in the Times Higher Education’s Global University Employability Ranking 2018.

IE Law School is one of the top law schools in the world and has been listed among the best law schools worldwide in the Financial Times’ Global Legal Education report.

IE University has campuses in Madrid and Segovia, Spain. Madrid is a vibrant, cosmopolitan capital city of 5+ million that offers an enormous range of professional and leisure opportunities. Segovia is a beautiful World-Heritage city that offers the pleasures of a small city environment and easy access (30 minutes by bullet train) to the heart of Madrid.

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