ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LAW - LEGAL ETHICS/PRECISION MEDICINE

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States

July 15, 2021

Description

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LAW - LEGAL ETHICS/PRECISION MEDICINE

Apply now Job no: 234431-FA Work type: Faculty-Full Time Department: LAW/LAW SCHOOL/LAW SCHOOL Location: Madison Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Legal Affairs

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to fill a faculty position with a specialization in Legal and Ethical Considerations in Precision Medicine/Legal Ethics. The ideal candidate would have expertise in both legal/ethical questions related to precision medicine and professional responsibility/ethics for lawyers.The faculty hire for this position will have a tenure home in the Law School.

Principal Duties:

Teach professional responsibility/legal ethics and other courses in the Law School. Engage in research and public service expected of UW faculty members. Collaborate with other faculty in the human cancer genetics/precision medicine cluster on the UW-Madison campus.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

J.D. required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

We seek entry-level and lateral candidates who show scholarly excellence and/or promise, as evidenced by publications, works in progress, or a research agenda. Applicants should have relevant experience such as teaching, legal practice, or a judicial clerkship. Excellent academic record in law school and experience as a judicial law clerk are highly preferred. Experience with and publications based on interdisciplinary and collaborative research on the ethics of precision medicine required.

Once hired, the Law School and University evaluate faculty members and determine advancement based on contributions in research, teaching, and service to the Law School, the university, and the profession. Candidates must meet criteria for a tenure-track faculty appointment at UW-Madison.

Additional Information:

We seek a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus's interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence. We therefore seek candidates who embrace diversity in the broadest sense, and especially invite applications from minorities and women. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The University of Wisconsin Law School is an integral part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It offers both JD and advanced law degrees, and enrolls students from around the U.S. and around the world. Madison is a city of lakes, frequently listed among the top ten places to live in the U.S. Further information about the law school is available at www. law.wisc.edu.

Department(s):

A451000-LAW SCHOOL/LAW SCHOOL/LAW SCHOOL

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 23, 2021

Salary:

Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants must submit an application electronically through the Jobs at UW website: https: // jobs.wisc.edu/. To begin the application process at jobs.wisc.edu, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload the following as one complete file upload: 1. CV - Required 2. Letter of Interest - Optional 3. List of References - Optional

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through the full consideration date of Thursday, July 15th, 2021. The position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Contact:

Justin Boehm justin.boehm@wisc.edu 608-890-4466 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAYSERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

234431-FA

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https: // employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information- for-applicants/

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Jun 10 2021 Central Daylight Time Applications Close: Open until filled