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University of Wisconsin Law School - Faculty Position

10 Aug 2018 4:32 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position with a specialization in Legal/Ethical Considerations in Precision Medicine, which lies at the crossroads of multiple legal subfields, including health law, bioethics, regulatory law, privacy law, and insurance law. The ideal candidate would have expertise in one of more of these areas, but we are open to candidates with expertise in other areas who could bring them to bear on legal/ethical issues related to precision medicine. The faculty hire for this position will most likely have a tenure home in the Law School, but tenure home will ultimately be determined at the time of hire based on the selected candidate's qualifications and interests.

This recruitment is a part of a campus-wide cluster hiring initiative to enhance the UW-campus's studies on the genetics of human cancers, cancer pharmacogenomics, and the legal/ethical issues associated with genetic analyses of human patients. Further information regarding this initiative can be found at https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/. This position will be expected to collaborate with other faculty in the cluster on the UW-Madison campus.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Wisconsin Law School have a strong institutional commitment to diversity of all types, and we encourage applications from those whose backgrounds can further contribute to the diversity of the faculty. All candidates must submit an application electronically through the Jobs at UW website: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/enus/job/498766/assistant-or-associate-professor-of-law-precision-medicine-cluster-hire.

To begin the application process at the Jobs at UW website, please read the Instructions to Applicants near the bottom of the page and then click on the “Apply Now” button at the top of the page. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer.

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