ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LAW - LEGAL ETHICS/PRECISION MEDICINE
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Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department: LAW/LAW SCHOOL/LAW SCHOOL
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Legal Affairs
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.
Teach professional responsibility/legal ethics and other courses in the Law
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.
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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
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welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people
who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
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.
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.
A451000-LAW SCHOOL/LAW SCHOOL/LAW SCHOOL
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 23, 2021
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.
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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-
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Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job
postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For
more information please visit: https: // hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you
and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual
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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on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the
previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request;
please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.
Applications Open: Jun 10 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Open until filled