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Jaharis Faculty Fellow
DePaul University

  • Oct. 20, 2017
  • Jaharis Faculty Fellow
  • College of Law
  • DePaul University
    Chicago, IL
    United States
  • Feb. 1, 2018
  • Jul. 1, 2018
  • Visiting Professor
  • Law - General
    Law & Technology
    Healthcare Law
    Copyright/Trademark/Intellectual Property/Patent
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Overview and Responsibilities:
An endowment at DePaul University College of Law is directed to expanding and strengthening 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 DePaul University College of Law is now accepting applications for the position of Jaharis Faculty Fellow for the academic year 2018-19.

DePaul’s intellectual property and health law programs are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report. The Jaharis Faculty Fellow will work with the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®) and the Mary & Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute (JHLI) to support their endeavors.

The Fellow will be expected to:

  • Teach curricular offerings at the intersection of health & IP;
  • Write and present scholarly work in health & IP;
  • Supervise and advise LLM and MJ students interested 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • J.D. Degree or equivalent
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Either relevant job experience or relevant scholarly work at the intersection of health & IP

Preferred Qualifications:
Other advanced degrees are preferred but not required.

Interested candidates must apply online at

The following documents must be uploaded with application.
-Cover Letter
-Teaching Statement
-Research Statement
-Reference Contact Info
-Writing Sample 1
-Official Transcripts

Questions should be directed to Prof. Wendy Epstein at

  • 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. A copy of DePaul University’s Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request. The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus. The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters. It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution. A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at

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  • College of Law
    DePaul University
    Chicago, IL


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