At the Network for Public Health Law (The Network) (networkforphl.org) we believe in the power of public health law and policy to improve lives and make our communities safer, healthier, stronger and more equitable. We know that understanding, navigating, and using law and policy can transform our communities so we work to help public health leaders, policymakers, researchers, educators, advocates, and health care providers do just that.
The Network for Public Health Law is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE (tsne.org).
The Network is seeking a Public Health Senior Attorney to work with its Mid-States Region Office in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This position will provide legal technical assistance, conduct training, develop tools and educational materials, and facilitate opportunities for networking and peer assistance on a wide variety of public health law topics. This position will primarily focus on legal issues regarding collecting, sharing, and protecting data for public health purposes, including addressing determinants of health and promoting racial and health equity. As a team member, the Senior Attorney will help to identify funding opportunities, write grant proposals, manage contracts and project deliverables, and perform other duties as assigned.
For best consideration please apply by Friday, January 6, 2022.
Legal Technical Assistance 60%
Resource Development (20%)
Outreach and Relationship-Building (10%)
Strategic Planning (10%)
Other duties as assigned.
This position may supervise research assistants or law student on specific projects, or new attorneys who participate in Network fellowship or intern positions.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:
Compensation and Benefits
Location: Work will be based in the Mid-States Region office, Ann Arbor, Michigan, but can be performed remotely, with occasional travel to Ann Arbor.
Compensation: The salary range for this position begins at $75,000.00/yr and is commensurate with experience. Bar fees and Continuing Legal Education credits are paid by the Network.
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:
TSNE/The Network for Public Health Law envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/NPHL will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.