The Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota has an immediate opening for two temporary, grant-funded, Public Health Law Analysts. These positions are full- or part-time, temporary appointments that are scheduled to end August 14, 2018, due to funding constraints.
The Public Health Law Center helps create communities where everyone can be healthy. We empower our partners to transform their environments by eliminating commercial tobacco, promoting healthy food, and encouraging active lifestyles. Because we provide legal and strategic support to so many local and state health departments, health advocacy organizations, attorneys working on public health issues, and community coalitions across the country, we are helping drive many of the nation’s cutting-edge public health initiatives.
The individuals hired for this position will assist with the development of publications, legal research memos, and provision of technical assistance to community groups, public health officials, and public health advocates working to strengthen public policies and advance health equity through laws and policies that control the epidemic of tobacco use in the United States , primarily at the local and state levels.
Minimum qualifications: admission to the bar or a Master’s degree in public health, public policy, and/or urban planning, and excellent research and writing skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues or ideas using language appropriate to audiences of specialists or non-specialists.
Preference will be given to individuals with relevant experience in public health law, municipal law, constitutional law, administrative law, and/or Tribal law.
To apply please send resume, writing sample(s), and cover letter, including salary requirements, by e-mail to email@example.com; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. For best consideration, applications should be received no later than May 21, 2018.
Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.
About Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.