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Bernard J. Beazley Chair in Health Law and Policy

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Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The chair will be part of a dynamic, engaged faculty supporting the Beazley Institute. The desire to work in a collaborative fashion with faculty and staff to develop innovative programming, student outreach experiences and participate fully in the life of the Beazley Institute and the School of Law is imperative for a successful candidate. Interested candidates should submit an application at www.careers.luc.edu. At that location they should provide: 1) A letter of interest highlighting experiences and accomplishments relevant to the position; 2) A current curriculum vitae; and 3) Names of and contact information regarding three professional references. For further inquiries, please contact the search committee chaired by Professor Barry Sullivan, at bsullivan7@luc.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity - including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment - is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Position Details 

Position Details

Job Title Bernard J. Beazley Chair in Health Law and Policy
Position Title Bernard J. Beazley Chair in Health Law and Policy
Position Number
Job Category University Faculty
Job Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Campus Chicago-Water Tower
Location Code SCHOOL OF LAW INST HEALTH LAW (02700D)
Department Name LAW SCHOOL
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No
Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, a leading urban Jesuit Catholic law school, is currently seeking candidates to fill its chair in health law and policy, named in honor of law school alumnus and donor Bernard J. Beazley.

The successful candidate will have an exemplary record of teaching, research and service warranting appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure and the accomplishment and future promise worthy of appointment at the chair level. The faculty appointment will be tenured and made at the rank of full professor. According to university rules, appointments to chairs are made for an initial period of five years, subject to renewal.

The responsibilities of the Bernard J. Beazley Chair include:
1) Scholarly research and publication;
2) Teaching courses in health law and policy and related areas of individual expertise;
3) Providing leadership in research and teaching in the area of regulatory health law;
4) Participation in faculty governance;
5) Active involvement in student mentoring and counseling;
6) Engagement with faculty on health law and policy matters both within the School of Law and throughout the University;
7) Together with other chairs and senior faculty, providing leadership for integrative research activities; and
8) Significant engagement with academic institutions and professional organizations in health law and policy, including frequent participation in meetings and symposia.

Qualifications

1) Juris Doctor degree (J.D.);
2) Significant practice experience in health law and policy, especially in the area of regulatory health law;
3) Broad recognition for scholarly distinction in a recognized area of health law and policy;
4) Established publication record in health law and policy;
5) Clearly developed long term research agenda;
6) Extensive teaching experience;
7) Interest in and past experience in teaching in the first year curriculum;
8) Strong commitment to social justice issues; and
9) History of active engagement with legal practice groups in areas related to health law and policy.

Physical Demands None
Working Conditions None
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

1) Juris Doctor degree (J.D.);
2) Significant practice experience in health law and policy, especially in the area of regulatory health law;
3) Broad recognition for scholarly distinction in a recognized area of health law and policy;
4) Established publication record in health law and policy;
5) Clearly developed long term research agenda;
6) Extensive teaching experience;
7) Interest in and past experience in teaching in the first year curriculum;
8) Strong commitment to social justice issues; and
9) History of active engagement with legal practice groups in areas related to health law and policy.

Open Date 10/06/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

The chair will be part of a dynamic, engaged faculty supporting the Beazley Institute. The desire to work in a collaborative fashion with faculty and staff to develop innovative programming, student outreach experiences and participate fully in the life of the Beazley Institute and the School of Law is imperative for a successful candidate.

Interested candidates should submit an application at www.careers.luc.edu. At that location they should provide:
1) A letter of interest highlighting experiences and accomplishments relevant to the position;
2) A current curriculum vitae; and
3) Names of and contact information regarding three professional references.

For further inquiries, please contact the search committee chaired by Professor Barry Sullivan, at bsullivan7@luc.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/5974
Job Number 8500960
Organizational Location Provost

Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date 08/20/0218
Position End Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement

Supplemental Questions

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