Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Health Law Position – Tenured or Tenure Track
Loyola University New Orleans is now accepting applications for a tenure-track or tenured position in Health Law to begin August 1, 2021. We particularly welcome candidates whose research and teaching interests include health equity. If you are interested in applying, please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. All ranks will be considered. Inquiries may be sent to the Chair of the Appointments Committee, Professor Bobby Harges at email@example.com.
About the Position
The College of Law offers a certificate in Health Law for J.D. students and has recently launched a Masters and LL.M. in Health Law and Administration. The successful candidate will lead the Health Law Program, teach a mix of required and health law courses, and engage in research, writing, and publication. An experienced staff administrative director will work with the health law professor in continuing to develop a robust educational program for our students.
The Loyola Health Law Program is taught by a vibrant mix of full-time faculty and practicing health lawyers. New Orleans is a diverse city with a thriving health care sector. Loyola is fortunate to have significant connections to many local institutions and government leaders to facilitate research and immediate impact in the community. The College of Law is noted for its long-standing commitment to social justice and its innovative use of experiential learning.
We especially welcome applications from candidates who will add to the diversity of our educational community and who have demonstrated expertise in working with a diverse student body. J.D. or equivalent is required. Practice experience, an interest in interdisciplinary scholarship, and program development experience are plus factors.
About the College of Law
The College of Law is located in a largely residential area of New Orleans, one of the most culturally diverse cities in the United States, with unique cuisine, numerous museums and historical sites, and a flourishing arts community. New Orleans is also the seat of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, the Louisiana Supreme Court, and the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as other lower courts. The College of Law has a student population of approximately 500 students, over forty faculty members, active clinics that have spearheaded numerous social justice reform efforts, and summer programs in Europe and Central America. Its location in Louisiana, one of the world’s best known “mixed jurisdictions,” provides unique opportunities for comparative and international law scholarship.
Loyola University New Orleans is an educational institution dedicated to fostering intellectual achievement, personal development, and social responsibility, and it is committed to the human dignity and worth of every person. Loyola University New Orleans strives to create and maintain a working and learning environment in which individuals are treated with dignity, decency, and respect. The University acknowledges and values individual differences, including, but not limited to, the dimensions of race; color; sex; national origin; age; religion; gender identity; transgender status; sexual orientation; ethnicity; disability status; and marital status and citizenship status. We recognize that diversity enriches our social interactions and intellectual lives, and we strongly encourage applications from individuals who will bring diversity to the College of Law.