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Friday, September 1, 2006

Great Health Law Prof Position

Health Law Faculty Position:

Quinnipiac University School of Law invites applications and nominations for a lateral appointment in Health Law. Candidates should have a record of outstanding scholarship and teaching, including a full-time faculty appointment at a distinguished law school, and an interest in building a health law specialty of national prominence. Salary, benefits, support for research and other special needs are negotiable and highly competitive.

Quinnipiac University School of Law's extensive health law program includes:

* A seven-year-old health law concentration for J.D. students willing to devote 15 credit-hours to health law specialty courses, written work and clinical work. Between 5 and 10% of our students graduate in the health-law concentration annually.

* The Center for Health Law & Policy, which sponsors health-related educational efforts and symposia, including a new speaker series which this year will include Professors Frances Miller from BU, Carter Snead of Notre Dame, Bryan Liang of California Western, Thomas Greaney of Saint Louis, Carol Liebman of Columbia, and Jennifer Prah Ruger of Yale School of Public Health .

* A new LL.M in Health Law, admitting its first students this year.

* A Certificate Program in Healthcare Compliance (offered jointly with Quinnipiac's School of Business). Ours is the first university-based certificate to earn accreditation from the Health Care Compliance Association.

* A JD/MBA with a health-management concentration.

* A student-edited Health Law Journal

* A Health Law Clinic, where students represent qualifying clients with disability, health-benefit, health-access and other claims.

* Numerous health-related externships with area providers, insurance companies, and pharmaceutical firms.

* An active student Law and Medicine society.

* Annual student participation in the national Health Law Moot Court competition. Last year's Quinnipiac team won "Best Brief."

Quinnipiac's health-law program is ranked 13th in the country by US News and World Report. Quinnipiac University has highly respected undergraduate and graduate programs in nursing, physician assistance, physical therapy, pathology, occupational therapy, medical laboratory sciences and health management. Our university library has an excellent collection of health-science and health-management materials.

Quinnipiac is located in Hamden, CT, about ten minutes from New Haven, and about 1.5 hours northeast of Manhattan by car or commuter rail.

Please direct inquiries and applications to Prof. Stephen Gilles, Appointments Committee Chair, Quinnipiac University School of Law, 275 Mt. Carmel Ave., Hamden CT 06518; e-mail: Stephen.Gilles@Quinnipiac.edu.

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