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Adjunct Professors of Law

Southern Illinois University School of Law
(Law 106)

Description:  The successful candidates will teach one or more of the following courses:
Bioethics and the Law, a three (3) credit course that examines critical issues in law and medicine arising from advances in medical science and technology, including such areas as reproduction, organ and tissue transplantation, death and dying, and human subjects research; Medical Malpractice Law, a three (3) credit course that includes discussion of standards of care, statutes of limitations, informed consent, defenses and tort reform; and/or Public Health Law, a three (3) credit course that provide an overview of basic public health law principles, examined in such contexts as bioterrorism, immunization, mandatory screening of particular population groups, and medical surveillance.  Discussion of these and other issues will focus on the extent and limits of government’s legal authority to act, as well as applicable policy and ethical considerations.

Qualifications:  A Juris Doctor (JD) degree and a minimum of five years of legal practice in one or more of the listed subject areas are required. Prior law school teaching or legal training experience in the subject areas sought; and a demonstrated interest in training young lawyers are preferred.

Deadline for Application: April 30, 2013, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Applications should be emailed to or by U.S. Mail. A complete application will require a letter of application with a resume and contact information for three references to:

Frank Houdek, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
SIU School of Law
Mail Code 6804
1150 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.