Position Announcement - Health Justice Project Clinical Teaching Fellowship

28 Mar 2019 10:37 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO SCHOOL OF LAW is seeking to hire a Health Justice Project Clinical Teaching Fellow for a 2-year term for it's Health Justice Project ("HJP") housed at the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy.

The Health Justice Project is medical-legal partnership (“MLP”) clinic housed in the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

The HJP partners Erie Family Health Centers (a large federally qualified health center), and LAF (the largest provider of free civil legal services to people in poverty in cook county). Students enrolled in the clinic engage in direct client representation and policy advocacy to address the health harming legal needs of Erie patients and other vulnerable Chicagoans.

The fellow and clinic director work as colleagues, sharing responsibilities for designing and teaching classes; administering the clinic; supervising research assistants, Americorps VISTA volunteers, and law students. The fellowship is designed to provide leadership development, experience collaborating on an interprofessional team, clinical teaching training, and career growth for public interest leaders.

The fellowship is particularly well-suited to lawyers who are seeking a career in clinical law teaching or social justice advocacy. The ideal applicant has experience in an MLP or other law school clinic setting, is barred in Illinois by the start date (or bar eligible) and has experience in one or more of the case subject matters, including public benefits, disability, housing, advance care planning, immigration, guardianship, family law, among others. The Fellowship is for a term of two years with potential for an extension for a third year.

For more information and to apply, please see: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/10611 


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