Hiring Announcement: Loyola University Chicago Beazley Institute for Health Law

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is pleased to invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor with expertise in health law, beginning in fall 2016. We seek a scholar-teacher whose substantive interests are in the areas of administrative law, healthcare regulation, corporate health law and/or food and drug/pharmaceutical law. The full job announcement can be found at www.careers.luc.edu.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must present a JD with excellent academic credentials, evidence of outstanding scholarship or scholarship potential, and a dedication to teaching. Ideally, the position will be filled by a candidate who is a strong scholar with a proven track record of prominent and highly-regarded publications and a strong teacher who enjoys educating and mentoring our dedicated, amazing students.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, sample publications, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. Please also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to your professional qualifications for this position. Additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications may be submitted electronically at the above website, or emailed or posted to: Lawrence E. Singer, Health Law Faculty Search Committee and Director, Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 25 East Pearson Street, Chicago, IL 60611, or health-law@luc.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Nadia Sawicki

Nadia Sawicki

Nadia N. Sawicki is a Georgia Reithal Professor of Law at Loyola University Chicago, and Academic Director of Loyola’s Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy. Her research focuses on patient decision-making and the informed consent process, particularly in the areas of end-of-life and reproductive care. Her work has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals - including the New England Journal of Medicine; Law & Policy; the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics; the American Medical Association Journal of Ethics; the Journal of Clinical Ethics; the American Journal of Bioethics; and the Journal of Legal Medicine – as well as in many academic legal journals. She has previously served as a member of the American Bar Association’s Special Committee on Bioethics and the Law, and was the co-chair of the American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities’ Law Affinity Group. Prof. Sawicki received her J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School, and her Masters in Bioethics from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She is a graduate of Brown University, with a concentration in biomedical ethics. Prior to joining the Loyola faculty, Prof. Sawicki held the inaugural George Sharswood Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, served as a lecturer in History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Arts and Sciences, practiced law with Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen, and clerked for the Honorable J. Curtis Joyner of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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