The Touro University Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center is pleased to announce that it is currently seeking applicants for a lateral appointment to a tenured or tenure-track position as Distinguished Professor of Health Law and Policy. We understand the field of Health Law and Policy to broadly include legal and policy issues associated with health care delivery and regulation health care financing the responsibilities of health care professionals to patients, bioethics, public health and the regulation of pharmaceuticals. Touro University is a national leader in higher education in medical and health sciences producing the fastest growing number of graduates in medical health and pharmaceutical fields and in leading research in these fields. The Distinguished Professor of Health Law and Policy will develop and serve as the founding director of an interdisciplinary Institute that builds and fosters collaboration between the Law Center and Touro’s constituent colleges and schools in the medical, pharmaceutical, and health sciences fields. We welcome candidates who have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school and a record of excellent teaching and mentoring of students as well as demonstrated administrative skills. A requirement of the position is that the applicant have a substantial record of scholarship and a commitment to continued leadership in scholarship in the health law field. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to service to legal education and to the wider community as well as a desire to engage in the intellectual life of the Law Center and the University. With one of the most diverse student bodies in the country, Touro Law Center is dedicated to the aims of diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages applications from those who would contribute to that diversity as defined in the broadest sense. Applicants are expected to be willing and capable of teaching in-person and remotely and familiar with best practices in both modalities.
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