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Jaharis Faculty Fellow in Health Law and Intellectual Property
DePaul University

Date Posted May 14, 2019
Title Jaharis Faculty Fellow in Health Law and Intellectual Property
University DePaul University
Chicago, IL, United States
Department College of Law
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
    Faculty Associate
  • Law & Technology
    Healthcare Law
    Law - General

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.

Required Qualifications

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

  • 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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Contact Information

  • Professor Wendy Netter Epstein
    College of Law
    DePaul University
    Chicago, IL


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