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Jaharis Faculty Fellow in Health Law and Intellectual Property

About the fellowship

An endowment at the DePaul University College of Law funds a faculty fellowship program for scholars to create and disseminate scholarship and teach courses where two dynamic legal fields are increasingly intersecting—intellectual property/information technology and health law, broadly construed. The fellowship is designed to encourage scholars interested in entering a career in legal academia in these fields. The Jaharis Faculty Fellow will work with and be mentored by faculty from DePaul’s nationally-ranked Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute (JHLI) and Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®).

Job Responsibilities

The Fellow will be expected to: 

  • Teach curricular offerings at the intersection of health & IP/IT;
  • Write and present scholarly work in health & IP/IT;
  • Supervise and advise LLM and MJ students in these areas;
  • Support the work of CIPLIT® and JHLI;
  • Continue the work of the Jaharis podcast.

The appointment will be for one academic year, with the possibility of extending for one additional year.

Requirements:

  • JD degree or equivalent
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Either relevant job experience or relevant scholarly work at the intersection of health law and IP/IT

Application

Hiring is complete for the 2019-2020 fellow positions. Candidates interested in a fellowship for 2020-2021 may begin to submit materials in August 2019 (check this page for application link). Submission deadline will be February 1, 2020.

Questions concerning the Jaharis Faculty Fellowship should be sent to the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute Faculty Director, Wendy Netter Epstein (wepstein@depaul.edu).

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.