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Jaharis Faculty Fellow in Health Law and Intellectual Property

​​​​​​​​About the fellowship

A DePaul College of Law endowment 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 (IP/IT) 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 Fellows work with and are mentored by faculty from DePaul Law’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 JD, LLM and MLS 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 or equivalent
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Either relevant job experience or relevant scholarly work at the intersection of health law and IP/IT


The application for the 2024-2025 fellowship is now open.  Please apply here​​.​ ​

Questions concerning the Jaharis Faculty Fellowship should be sent to Professor Joshua Sarnoff.

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.