LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO SCHOOL OF LAW is hiring a Post Graduate Teaching Fellow to join the Health Justice Project clinic and assist in starting a new medical-legal partnership with Loyola University Medical Center and Loyola Stritch School of Medicine. The Fellow will develop relationships with the Loyola Medicine Community Health & Well-Being staff, health science faculty, and health care providers at the Maywood Family Health Center; engage in outreach and training for health care providers, students, and patients; develop internal and external resources and materials; establish referral and information exchange protocols; and provide direct service representation and policy advocacy to low income patients and their community. The Fellow will also work in collaboration with faculty, students, and volunteers from law, social work, medicine, nursing and public health to develop volunteer and curricular learning opportunities for students engaging in interprofessional practice.
The ideal applicant has legal practice experience in an MLP or other public interest law setting, has experience collaborating across professions, is an excellent public speaker and writer, is licensed in Illinois (or bar eligible) and has experience in one or more of the following areas of law: public benefits, disability, housing, advance care planning, guardianship, or family law. This position is a time limited two-year faculty fellow position, possibly renewable dependent on ongoing funding.
Review of applications will begin June 30, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Position to begin September 1, 2020. Applicants are asked to submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) resume, and (3) the names and contact information for three references.
Please apply directly to the Loyola University HR system here: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14033. Any questions can be directed to: Kate Mitchell, Director, Health Justice Project, School of Law, Loyola University Chicago, by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty, staff and student populations because broad diversity contributes to a robust academic environment and is critical to meeting the University’s commitment to excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. Candidates should consult our website at https://www.luc.edu/mission/index.shtml to gain a clearer understanding of LUC’s mission. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, please consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.