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Spring 2008 Semester

Research Assistants Needed - Part-Time (Spring Semester) and Full-Time (Summer) Positions Available

Professor Lori Andrews, Director of the non-profit Institute for Science, Law and Technology at Chicago-Kent College of Law, is currently hiring law students as Research Assistants for part-time (spring semester) and full-time (summer only) paid positions.  ISLAT is undertaking numerous projects to investigate the legal and societal implications of emerging biotechnologies, nanotechnologies, and health care issues.  ISLAT is also examining legal and policy issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and discrimination against people with diabetes and their families.  Research Assistants will be responsible for conducting research on a variety of topics (including diabetes, bioethics, the governance of human subject research, intellectual property, gene patents, issues related to health care, and genetics); drafting memoranda; and contributing to grant projects.  Applicants will be accepted from multidisciplinary undergraduate backgrounds and must have strong writing and researching skills.  ISLAT is also accepting applicants with a background in genetics or molecular biology. Applicants must submit a writing sample and resume via email or regular mail to:

jburger@kentlaw.edu

 or

 Julie Burger

Institute for Science, Law, and Technology

Chicago-Kent College of Law

565 West Adams St.

Chicago, IL 60661

 

For further information, contact Jill Craig at jcraig@kentlaw.edu or visit http://www.kentlaw.edu/islat/ or http://loriandrews.com/.

 

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