The 2016-2017 Jaharis Faculty Fellow position has been filled. Please check back for an update on the 2017-2018 application process and deadline.
About the fellowship
A new endowment at DePaul University College of Law
will expand and strengthen scholarly and educational programs in an area where
two dynamic legal fields are increasingly intersecting—intellectual property
and health law. The Jaharis endowment funds a faculty fellowship program for
scholars to create and disseminate scholarship and develop curricula at the
intersection of these areas. The fellowship is designed to encourage scholars
interested in entering a career in legal academia. The Jaharis Faculty Fellow will work with the Center for Intellectual Property
Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®) and the Mary and Michael Jaharis
Health Law Institute (JHLI) to support their endeavors.
The fellow will be expected to:
Develop and teach new curricular offerings at the intersection of health law
Write and present scholarly work in health law and IP
Supervise and advise LLM and MJ students in these areas
Support the work of CIPLIT® and JHLI
The appointment will be for one academic year, with the
possibility of extending for one additional year.
- JD degree
- Excellent writing skills
- Either relevant job experience or relevant scholarly work
at the intersection of health law and IP
- Other advanced degrees are preferred but
To apply, please submit the following materials by email to
Professor Wendy Netter Epstein, email@example.com, with the
subject line: Jaharis Fellow Application. Any questions should also be directed
to Professor Epstein.
- Curriculum vitae
Research agenda (including a description of research focus and short
description of planned projects)
Teaching statement (including list of courses interested in teaching)
Law school and/or graduate school transcripts
Contact information for three references
Decisions to be made on a rolling basis.
DePaul University offers equal employment opportunities to
all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental
disability, parental status, housing status, source of income, or military
status, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local EEO laws.