The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is Seeking Fellows

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is seeking exceptionally qualified candidates to serve as O’Neill Institute Fellows. Housed at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., the O’Neill Institute is a leading research institute for health law. For more details about the Institute and its ongoing work, please visit the website.

Fellows are based at the Law Center and report to the O’Neill Institute Director and to the Faculty Director. Law fellows work on academic legal research and scholarship projects. Duties include working closely with faculty to produce scholarly works for publication, in some cases leading to joint publication. Allocation of time is mainly determined by O’Neill Institute Faculty needs and taking into account fellow preferences; additionally, some time may be allocated to O’Neill projects. Fellowships are for one year with possible extension for two years, and will begin in July 2012. Fellows will receive an annual salary of $66,747 with great benefits.

Candidates should have a J.D. degree (or the equivalent), exceptional academic credentials, including publications, and health law-related research interests in areas like public health law, global health law, domestic health care law, empirical studies, regulatory impacts of health, health and human rights, etc. Successful candidates will have knowledge and/or experience in aspects of national and or global health law and ethics. A post-graduate degree (MPH, LL.M.), health degree, or significant work experience may be preferred.

Applications should be submitted electronically on the website and must include: CV, cover letter, writing sample, professional references, official law school transcript, and other graduate school transcripts (if applicable).

The application deadline is Friday, February 29, 2012.

Any questions about the position should be directed here.